Flames assign Akim Aliu from Abbotsford, reassign Blair Jones and Roman Horak

Thursday, 21.02.2013 / 5:36 PM / Calgary Flames Transactions
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Flames assign Akim Aliu from Abbotsford, reassign Blair Jones and Roman Horak

CALGARY, AB – The Calgary Flames announced today that they have recalled right winger Akim Aliu from the Abbotsford Heat of the American Hockey League and reassigned forwards Blair Jones and Roman Horak to Abbotsford.

Aliu has played 27 games this season with the Heat recording 5 points and 80 penalty minutes. Last season, he played in his first two NHL games with the Flames, recording two goals and an assist. Born in Okene, Nigeria, Aliu was acquired from Winnipeg by the Calgary on January 30th, 2012 in exchange for John Negrin.

AKIM ALIU – RIGHT WING

BORN: Okene, Nigeria DATE: April 24, 1989

HEIGHT: 6’3’’ WEIGHT: 205 lbs.

SHOOTS: Right

HOW ACQUIRED: Trade with WPG in exchange for John Negrin on January 30, 2012.

DRAFTED: CHI – 2nd round (56th overall) in the 2007 NHL Draft

  Regular Season Playoffs
 Season
 Team
 League
GP G A PTS PIM +/- GP G A PTS PIM
 2004-05
 Milton Icehawks
 OPJHL
2 0 2 2 0 -- -- -- -- -- --
 2005-06
 Windsor Spitfires
 OHL
18 3 4 7 25 -2 -- -- -- -- --
 2005-06
 Sudbury Wolves
 OHL
29 7 6 13 54 -2 6 0 1 1 7
 2006-07
 Sudbury Wolves
 OHL
53 20 22 42 104 0 21 1 5 6 50
 2007-08
 London Knights
 OHL
60 28 33 61 133 10 5 2 1 3 15
 2007-08
 Rockford IceHogs
 AHL
2 0 0 0 2 -2 -- -- -- -- --
 2008-09
 London Knights
 OHL
16 8 10 18 30 -1 -- -- -- -- --
 2008-09
 Sudbury Wolves
 OHL
29 10 16 26 61 -9 6 2 1 3 14
 2008-09
 Rockford IceHogs
 AHL
5 2 0 2 14 -1 1 1 0 1 0
 2009-10
 Rockford IceHogs
 AHL
48 11 6 17 69 -2 -- -- -- -- --
 2009-10
 Toledo Walleye
 ECHL
13 5 9 14 18 -12 2 1 1 2 16
 2010-11
 Chicago Wolves
 AHL
43 4 5 9 53 -4 -- -- -- -- --
 2010-11
 Gwinnett Gladiators
 ECHL
16 12 8 20 22 -8 -- -- -- -- --
 2010-11
 Peoria Rivermen
 AHL
16 5 4 9 20 3 2 1 0 1 6
 2011-12
 Colorado Eagles*
 ECHL
10 2 4 6 28 -1 -- -- -- -- --
 2011-12
 St. John's IceCaps*
 AHL
Statistics Unavailable -- -- -- -- -- --
 2011-12
 Abbotsford Heat
 AHL
42 10 4 14 59 -13 5 0 1 1 28
 2011-12
 Calgary Flames
 NHL
2 2 1 3 12 3 - - - - -
 2012-13  ABBOTSFORD HEAT  AHL 27 1 4 5 80 -13
 TOTALS
 NHL
2 2 1 3 12 3 - - - - -