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Akim Aliu • RW
Ht/Wt:6'4", 225 lbs.
Born:Apr 24, 1989 (30 yrs) in Okene, NGR
Experience:2 years
Drafted:Drafted by Chicago in 2007 (2/56).
Shoots:R
Movements & Injuries
2019
3/19/2019 Signed with the Tucson Roadrunners (AHL) to a professional try-out contract.
2017
10/01/2017 Released by the Ontario Reign (AHL) from professional try-out contract.
9/27/2017 Signed with the Ontario Reign (AHL) to a professional try-out contract.
3/17/2017 Re-assigned to the Atlanta Gladiators (ECHL).
2/12/2017 Loaned to the Cleveland Monsters (AHL).
2015
4/14/2015 Released by the Oklahoma City Barons (AHL) from professional try-out contract.
4/14/2015 Re-assigned to the Orlando Solar Bears (ECHL).
3/03/2015 Signed with the Oklahoma City Barons (AHL) to a professional try-out contract.
2014
11/11/2014 Released by the Rochester Americans (AHL).
9/27/2014 Signed with the Rochester Americans (AHL).
1/14/2014 Released by the Hartford Wolf Pack (AHL).
2013
7/02/2013 Calgary Flames did not tender a qualifying offer.
4/21/2013 Recalled from Abbotsford (AHL).
4/14/2013 Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).
4/13/2013 Recalled from Abbotsford (AHL).
3/01/2013 Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).
2/28/2013 Missed 1 game (knee injury).
2/26/2013 Knee injury, day-to-day.
2/21/2013 Recalled from Abbotsford (AHL).
2012
9/15/2012 Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).
7/04/2012 Re-signed as a restricted free agent by the Calgary Flames to a one-year contract.
6/25/2012 Calgary Flames tendered a qualifying offer.
4/08/2012 Assigned to Abbotsford (AHL).
4/05/2012 Recalled from Abbotsford (AHL).
1/30/2012 Acquired from the Winnipeg Jets.
2011
9/27/2011 Assigned to St. John's (AHL).
2010
9/25/2010 Assigned to Chicago (AHL).
6/24/2010 Acquired from the Chicago Blackhawks.
3/04/2010 Re-assigned to Toledo (ECHL).
2009
9/18/2009 Assigned to Rockford (AHL).
4/03/2009 Assigned to Rockford (AHL).
2008
10/06/2008 Returned to his junior team (London-OHL).
8/25/2008 Signed by the Chicago Blackhawks to an entry-level contract.
4/04/2008 Signed by the Rockford IceHogs (AHL).
2007
9/18/2007 Returned to his junior team (London-OHL).
Career Transactions
2012
1/30/2012 Calgary Flames traded John Negrin to the Winnipeg Jets for Akim Aliu.
2010
6/24/2010 Chicago Blackhawks traded Dustin Byfuglien, Ben Eager, Brent Sopel and Akim Aliu to the Atlanta Thrashers for Marty Reasoner, Jeremy Morin, Joey Crabb, a 1st and a 2nd round selection in 2010.
2007
6/23/2007 Drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks in the 2nd round (56th overall) in 2007.
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