Aliu initially made headings late last month when he went public in alleging former Calgary Flames coach Bill Peters directed racial slurs at him while the 2 were in the minors 10 years ago. Aliu likewise offered pictures of him positioning with Deynzer. Aliu asked for to be traded shortly after the celebration, and played only 10 games with the Eagles. The claims by Akim triggered the NHL to move quickly by strengthening its personnel carry out policies involving bigotry and bullying during its board of governors meetings last week.

Akim Aliu has accepted the apology of a small league devices supervisor who used blackface to the team's Halloween party in 2011.

Aliu initially made headlines late last month when he went public in declaring former Calgary Flames coach Bill Peters directed racial slurs at him while the two were in the minors 10 years ago. Aliu also supplied pictures of him posturing with Deynzer. Aliu asked for to be traded soon after the party, and played only 10 video games with the Eagles.