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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)


2007-08:
- 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