Akim Aliu

Akim Aliu

Akim Aliu is a Canadian professional ice hockey player, currently playing for the Rochester Americans of the American Hockey League. He is most famous for an altercation with teammate Steve Downie after his refusal to participate in a hazing incident while playing major junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League. Aliu was a second round selection of the Chicago Blackhawks, 56th overall, in the 2007 NHL Entry Draft and has played for several AHL and ECHL teams in both the Blackhawks and Atlanta Thrashers/Winnipeg Jets organizations before a trade to the Calgary Flames. Aliu made his NHL debut on April 5, 2012. ... more on Wikipedia

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