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Akim Aliu

25-Year-Old Right Wing – New York Rangers

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SHOOTS: Right   HT: 6' 4"   WT: 225   DOB: 4/24/1989   BORN: Okene, Nigeria   DRAFTED: 2nd Rd, #56 Overall in 2007   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a one-year, two-way contract with the Flames in July of 2012.

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Akim Aliu NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2011-12 22 NHL CGY 2 2 1 3 3 12 3 66.7 0 0 11:02 0 0 0 0:21 6 0
2012-13 23 NHL CGY 5 0 0 0 -2 14 2 0.0 0 0 10:52 0 0 0 0:41 5 2
2014-15 25 AHL ROC 5 3 0 3 2 29 0 0

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Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2012-13 10:52 0:41

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Akim Aliu 2014-15 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Oct 27 MIN Did Not Play
Oct 25 at MON Did Not Play
Oct 21 at NJ Did Not Play
Oct 19 SJ Did Not Play
Oct 16 CAR Did Not Play
Oct 14 NYI Did Not Play
Oct 12 TOR Did Not Play
Oct 11 at CLS Did Not Play
Oct 9 at STL Did Not Play

Akim Aliu: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

The Flames have assigned Aliu to AHL Abbotsford, the team's official site reports.

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Aliu was recalled by the Flames on Saturday, Renaud P. Lavoie of RDS reports.

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Aliu was assigned to AHL Abbotsford on Friday.

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Aliu played 4:34 in Thursday's game against the Avs.

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Aliu (lower body) is likely to play in Thursdayís game against the Avalanche.

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Aliu (lower body) will not play Sunday against the Coyotes.

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In his first NHL action of the season, Aliu was whistled for a ten-minute misconduct in the second frame of Saturday's contest against Minnesota.

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Aliu was called up to the Flames on Thursday, the Calgary Sun reports.

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Aliu re-upped with the Flames for a one-year, two-way contract Wednesday, the Calgary Sun reports.

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Aliu was assigned to AHL Abbotsford on Sunday, the Flames' official Twitter page reports.

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Aliu tallied twice Saturday and now has three points in two games to begin his NHL career. He also picked up 10 PIMs after being involved in a tussle with Anaheim's George Parros.

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Aliu has been recalled from AHL Abbotsford, the Flames' official site reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014-15

There was no outlook written for Akim Aliu.

2013-14

Aliu is one of the players the Flames want a hard look at as they rebuild for the future. He is a big, gritty winger who had 11 points and 111 PIMs in 42 AHL games in 2012-13 and should earn a roster spot in this fall. In a year or two, he may have some worth in leagues that count penalty minutes, but Aliu still needs to prove he can use his size and grit in a good way in the big leagues. Otherwise, his propensity for mindless penalties will only put his team at a disadvantage.

2012-13

Aliu ended the season with a bang, scoring three points and picking up 12 penalty minutes in two games with the Flames. Calgary doesnít really have a player like Aliu, which could give him a shot at making the club in the fall, as he is 6-3, 220 pounds, and can get under other teamsí skin. He hasnít shown loads of scoring ability in the AHL, but that isnít his primary role. Expect him to be with the Flames in the next few seasons, if not in 2012-13.

2010-11

The Thrashers acquired Aliu via a trade with the Chicago Blackhawks that also brought winger Dustin Byfuglien to the team. Aliu split last season between the American Hockey League and the East Coast Hockey League. Although he does possess the skill to get an invite to an NHL training camp, Aliu is a long shot to make the NHL in 2010 given the young talent that is ahead of him on the depth chart. Thus, the chances of him having a fantasy impact this year are slim to none.

2009-10

Aliu was assigned on Sept. 18, 2009. He will probably spend most of the time in Rockford this season in the AHL. The 20-year-old is still sometime from moving up to the big club.

2008-09

Aliu signed a three-year deal with Chicago in August and could earn a spot with the Hawks if he has a strong showing in training camp. He'll likely spend the year with the Hawks' American Hockey League affiliate, the Rockford Icehogs.

2007-08

The Hawks are hoping that Aliu will be more than a curiosity piece as the hockey player who was born in Nigeria. Aliu though has been hampered by so off-the-ice incidents. If he can focus on the ice and stay out of trouble, he could be a long-term possibility to help the big club.

2006-07

Aliu's rap sheet in junior hockey is legendary -- this kid has had his share of major run-ins and issues. His potential is great; his attitude isn't. Aliu is a project, through-and-through -- if he cleans up the pout and pulls up his socks, he could pot a lot of goals as a power sniper. He could also strike out wildly and never realize his potential.