Akim Aliu

Player Facts
  • Position
    D/RW
  • Height
    6'4" / 193 cm
  • Weight
    225 lbs / 102 kg
  • Shoots
    R
  • Contract
    17/18

A very aggressive defenseman/winger, Aliu has excellent agitating qualities. He likes to hit and play a physical game. Also has some offensive ability and a quick release. (EP 2011)

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2004-05 Toronto Marlboros Mn Mdgt AAA GTMMHL 67 34 50 84 197 |
Milton Icehawks OPJHL 2 0 2 2 0 |
2005-06 Windsor Spitfires OHL 18 3 4 7 25 -2 |
Sudbury Wolves OHL 29 7 6 13 54 -2 | Playoffs 6 0 1 1 7 -2
2006-07 Sudbury Wolves OHL 53 20 22 42 104 0 | Playoffs 21 1 5 6 50 -4
2007-08 London Knights OHL 60 28 33 61 133 10 | Playoffs 5 2 1 3 15 -4
Rockford IceHogs AHL 2 0 0 0 2 -2 |
2008-09 London Knights OHL 16 8 10 18 30 -1 |
Sudbury Wolves OHL 29 10 16 26 61 -9 | Playoffs 6 2 1 3 14 -1
Rockford IceHogs AHL 5 2 0 2 14 -1 | Playoffs 1 1 0 1 0 0
2009-10 Rockford IceHogs AHL 48 11 6 17 69 -2 |
Toledo Walleye ECHL 13 5 9 14 18 -12 | Playoffs 2 1 1 2 16 0
2010-11 Chicago Wolves AHL 43 5 4 9 53 -4 |
Gwinnett Gladiators ECHL 16 12 8 20 22 -8 |
Peoria Rivermen AHL 16 5 4 9 20 3 | Playoffs 2 1 0 1 6 -2
2011-12 Colorado Eagles ECHL 10 2 4 6 28 -1 |
Calgary Flames NHL 2 2 1 3 12 3 |
Abbotsford Heat AHL 42 10 4 14 59 -13 | Playoffs 5 0 1 1 28 0
2012-13 Calgary Flames NHL 5 0 0 0 14 -2 |
Abbotsford Heat AHL 42 4 7 11 111 -7 |
2013-14 Hamilton Bulldogs AHL 14 3 1 4 18 -6 |
Hartford Wolf Pack AHL 9 1 0 1 7 -3 |
AIK SHL 2 1 0 1 6 -1 | Kvalserien SHL 1 0 0 0 0 0
2014-15 Rochester Americans AHL 10 3 1 4 51 -2 |
Bakersfield Condors ECHL 15 2 7 9 24 -6 |
Oklahoma City Barons AHL 1 0 0 0 0 -4 |
2015-16 Amur Khabarovsk KHL 19 2 5 7 52 -3 |
2016-17 Florida Everblades ECHL 11 5 6 11 28 8 |
Atlanta Gladiators ECHL 2 0 1 1 33 -3 |
Cleveland Monsters AHL 13 3 2 5 19 1 |
2017-18 HC Banska Bystrica Slovakia 9 2 4 6 14 8 |
Karlskrona HK SHL 6 0 0 0 62 -7 |
IK Pantern Allsvenskan 6 0 1 1 16 -3 | Qualification 3 1 1 2 8 -1
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2004-05 Toronto Marlboros Mn Mdgt AAA OHL Cup 2 0 1 1 0 |
2011-12 EC Salzburg ET 0 0 0 0 0 | Playoffs 3 1 0 1 2 1
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AHL 245 47 29 76 0.31 423 -40 | 8 2 1 3 0.38 34 -2
Allsvenskan 6 0 1 1 0.17 16 -3 | 3 1 1 2 0.67 8 -1
ECHL 67 26 35 61 0.91 153 -22 | 2 1 1 2 1.00 16 0
ET 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 | 3 1 0 1 0.33 2 1
GTMMHL 67 34 50 84 1.25 197 0 |
KHL 19 2 5 7 0.37 52 -3 |
NHL 7 2 1 3 0.43 26 1 |
OHL 205 76 91 167 0.81 407 -4 | 38 5 8 13 0.34 86 -11
OHL Cup 2 0 1 1 0.50 0 0 |
OPJHL 2 0 2 2 1.00 0 0 |
SHL 8 1 0 1 0.13 68 -8 | 1 0 0 0 0.00 0 0
Slovakia 9 2 4 6 0.67 14 8 |
Career Highlights
Season
Awards by season
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
03/16/2018
03/16/2018 Confirmed IK Pantern Unknown
02/15/2018
02/15/2018 Loan Karlskrona HK IK Pantern
01/16/2018
01/16/2018 Confirmed HC Banska Bystrica Karlskrona HK
12/12/2017
12/12/2017 Confirmed No team HC Banska Bystrica
02/12/2017
02/12/2017 Loan Atlanta Gladiators Cleveland Monsters
02/04/2017
02/04/2017 Confirmed Elmira Jackals Rapid City Rush
02/04/2017 Confirmed Rapid City Rush Atlanta Gladiators
01/25/2017
01/25/2017 Confirmed Florida Everblades Elmira Jackals
12/05/2016
12/05/2016 Confirmed No team Florida Everblades
11/06/2015
11/06/2015 Confirmed No team Amur Khabarovsk
03/03/2015
03/03/2015 Loan Bakersfield Condors Oklahoma City Barons
01/23/2015
01/23/2015 Confirmed No team Bakersfield Condors
11/12/2014
11/12/2014 Confirmed Rochester Americans Unknown
10/10/2014
10/10/2014 Confirmed AIK Rochester Americans
02/26/2014
02/26/2014 Confirmed No team AIK
01/14/2014
01/14/2014 Confirmed Hartford Wolf Pack Unknown
12/16/2013
12/16/2013 Confirmed No team Hartford Wolf Pack
11/14/2013
11/14/2013 Confirmed Hamilton Bulldogs Unknown
09/19/2013
09/19/2013 Confirmed Calgary Flames Hamilton Bulldogs
07/04/2012
07/04/2012 Extension Calgary Flames Calgary Flames
01/30/2012
01/30/2012 Confirmed Winnipeg Jets Calgary Flames
12/09/2011
12/09/2011 Loan Winnipeg Jets EC Salzburg
06/23/2010
06/23/2010 Confirmed Chicago Blackhawks Atlanta Thrashers
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2005, 1 #6 overall by Windsor Spitfires in the OHL Priority Selection

Career transactions
- 2010-06-23 • Traded to the Atlanta Thrashers w/ Ben Eager, Brent Sopel & Dustin Byfuglien for Marty Reasoner, Jeremy Morin, Joey Crabb & 2010 1st & 2nd round picks
- 2008-10-06 • Returned to his junior team (London-OHL)
- 2008-08-25 • Signed to a three-year entry-level contract by the Chicago Blackhawks

Interesting background
Born in Nigeria, Aliu's family moved to Kiev, Ukraine, shortly after his birth. They then moved to Canada when Aliu was 12 years old. He still speaks Ukrainian to his family.

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