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Akim Aliu
Akim Aliu
Right Wing
(ah-lee-OO, a-KEEM)
Number: 78
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 225
Shoots: Right
Born: Apr 24, 1989
Birthplace: Okene, Nigeria
Drafted: CHI / 2007 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (56th overall)

played 40 games with the Abbotsford Heat scoring four goals and six assists for 10 points and 106 PIMS ... recalled from Abbotsford on Feb.21 ... played his first game of the season for the Flames on Feb.23 ... played two games with the Flames before being reassigned to Abbotsford on Mar.1 ... recalled from Abbotsford on Apr.13 ...  reassigned to Abbotsford on Apr.14 ... recalled from Abbotsford on Apr. 21

- Made his professional debut, posting two penalty minutes in two contests with the AHL's Rockford IceHogs after singing an Amateur Tryout Contract on April 4
- Ranked third on the OHL's London Knights with a career-high 61 points (28 goals, 33 assists) and paced the squad with 133 penalty minutes in 60 regular-season outings
- Accrued 19 multiple-point outings, which included three with three and a season-best four (two goals, two assists) on Dec. 14
- Notched at least two points in five of six matchups from Dec. 1 to 14, collecting six markers and six helpers during that span
- Tallied points in a season-high straight contests from Dec. 28 to Jan. 11 (two goals, seven assists
- Notched 15 penalty minutes and three points (two goals, one assist) in five postseason outings