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Blackhawks Mon Aug 25 2008

Hawks Ink Deal With Aliu

The Blackhawks have reached a deal with Nigerian-born right winger Akim Aliu, signing him to a three-year contract.

The well-traveled Aliu (born in Nigeria, raised in Ukraine, moved with his parents to Toronto in the '90s) was the Hawks' third pick in the '07 draft. Read about the deal here and see a bit of Aliu in action here.

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