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Akim Aliu
Akim Aliu
Right Wing
Number: 29
Height: 6' 4"
Weight: 225
Shoots: Right
Born: 24 Apr 1989
Birthplace: Okene, Nigeria
Drafted: CHI / 2007 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 2nd (56th overall)


Traded to Atlanta by Chicago with Brent Sopel, Dustin Byfuglien and Ben Eager for Marty Reasoner, Joey Crabb, Jeremy Morin and New Jersey's 1st (previously acquired, Chicago selected Kevin Hayes) and 2nd (previously acquired, Chicago selected Justin Holl) round choices in 2010 Entry Draft, June 24, 2010. Transferred to Winnipeg after Atlanta franchise relocated, June 21, 2011. Traded to Calgary by Winnipeg for John Negrin, January 29, 2012. Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by Hamilton (AHL), September 20, 2013. Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by Hartford (AHL), December 16, 2013. Signed as a free agent by Solna (Sweden), February 26, 2014. Signed to a PTO (professional tryout) contract by Rochester (AHL), October 10, 2014. Signed as a free agent by Bakersfield (ECHL), January 23, 2015. Loaned to Oklahoma City (AHL) by Bakersfield (ECHL), March 3, 2015.