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Prospect Watch: March 9-15

Wednesday, 03.18.2009 / 11:02 AM / News
By Amanda Dennin  - chicagoblackhawks.com
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Prospect Watch: March 9-15

Each week, chicagoblackhawks.com will track the progress of the Blackhawks' top 10 prospects selected by chicagoblackhawks.com; subject to change. View weekly updated stats for all Hawks prospects.

Akim Aliu
Position:
Right wing
Team: Sudbury
League:
OHL

Aliu registered an assist as Sudbury fell to Belleville 5-2 Friday. He was named the second star of the game Saturday after tallying two assists in a 3-2 win over Niagara and was held scoreless the following evening in a 5-4 overtime loss to Mississauga. In 29 games with Sudbury (26-35-7), Aliu has 10 goals, 16 assists and 61 penalty minutes.

 

Kyle Beach
Position:
Left wing
Team:
Lethbridge
League:
WHL

Beach was held scoreless in a victory over Kootenay 4-1 Friday and recorded an assist in a 4-1 loss against the club the next evening. He tallied two assists in a 6-2 loss to Calgary Sunday. In 24 appearances with Lethbridge (35-32-5) this season, Beach has 15 goals, 18 assists and 59 penalty minutes.

 

Jonathan Carlsson
Position:
Defense
Team:
Brynäs IF
League:
Sweden

Carlsson was held scoreless as Brynäs IF fell to Färjestads BK 4-0 Monday and posted a 2-1 loss to the club on Wednesday. In 55 contests this season, he has one assist and 78 penalty minutes.

 

Simon Danis-Pepin
Position:
Defense
Team:
Maine
League:
Hockey East
Year: Senior

Danis-Pepin was held scoreless in a 2-1 loss against Boston Univ. in the first game of the best-of-three Hockey East Quarterfinals last weekend. He tallied two assists the next night in a 6-3 win and recorded an assist in Sunday's 6-2 loss that knocked Maine (13-22-4) out of the playoffs. In 36 games, Danis-Pepin had 13 assists and 29 penalty minutes.

 

Shawn Lalonde
Position:
Defense
Team:
Belleville
League:
OHL

Lalonde registered an assist as Belleville shutout Peterborough 4-0 Wednesday. He was named the first star of the game Friday in a 5-2 win over Sudbury, tallying a goal and two assists. He also posted an assist the following evening in a 3-2 win over Barrie. In 66 contests, Lalonde has 19 goals, 35 assists and 73 penalty minutes for the Bulls (47-17-4) this season.

 

Joe Lavin
Position:
Defense
Team:
Omaha
League:
USHL

Lavin tallied an assist as Omaha defeated Lincoln 7-1 Tuesday. He was held scoreless in a 6-3 win over Chicago Friday and in a 4-2 loss to Indiana Saturday. Lavin has appeared in 28 games for the club since coming over from Providence Univ., registering six goals, 10 assists and 24 penalty minutes. Omaha is currently 27-20-7 on the season.

 

Igor Makarov
Position:
Right wing
Team:
St. Petersburg SKA
League:
Russia

Makarov tallied a goal as St. Petersburg fell to Spartak 3-2 March 5 in the third and final playoff game against the club. The loss dropped St. Petersburg out of the running. In 42 games this season, Makarov finishes with nine goals, eight assists and 61 penalty minutes.

 

Ben Smith
Position:
Right wing
Team:
Boston College
League:
Hockey East
Year: Junior

Smith tallied an assist as B.C. defeated New Hampshire 5-3 in game one of the best-of-three Hockey East Quarterfinals Friday. He was held scoreless the next night, a 1-0 win. B.C. will move on to the semifinals Fri., March 20. In 36 contests this season, Smith has five goals, 11 assists and six penalty minutes. The Eagles are currently 18-13-5 on the season.

 

Bill Sweatt
Position:
Left wing
Team:
Colorado College
League:
WCHA
Year: Junior

Sweatt was held scoreless as C.C. was knocked out of the WCHA playoffs in a 4-1 and 3-1 losses to Minnesota Duluth Friday and Saturday. In 37 contests, Sweatt had 12 goals, 11 assists and 28 penalty minutes. Colorado College finished the season with a 16-12-10 record.

 

Josh Unice
Position:
Goaltender
Team:
Windsor
League:
OHL

Unice did not appear as Windsor defeated Plymouth 5-1 Thursday. He recorded 33 saves in a 5-2 loss to Kitchener Friday and made 27 saves in a 3-2 loss to Owen Sound Saturday. Unice has appeared in 12 games for Windsor (57-10-1), logging 674 minutes, a 2.67 GAA and a .908 SV%.