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Dion Knelsen

Player Facts
  • Position
    C
  • Height
    5'9" / 174 cm
  • Weight
    194 lbs / 88 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Contract
    18/19
  • Highlights
    1-time Norwegian Champion 1

Knelsen is a speedy center with fine hands. Has solid scoring ability and offensive instincts. Penalty shot/shootout specialist.
- Ulf Andersson, EP

Brothers: Brandon Knelsen, Kyle Knelsen

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2002-03 Red Deer Chiefs Bantam AAA AMBHL 36 16 15 31 10 |
2003-04 Red Deer Chiefs Bantam AAA AMBHL 37 42 54 96 14 |
2004-05 Red Deer Chiefs Midget AAA AMHL 35 17 7 24 14 |
2005-06 Drumheller Dragons AJHL 60 39 35 74 47 |
2006-07 Univ. of Alaska-Fairbanks NCAA 35 5 17 22 28 -9 |
Canada U18 WJC-18 6 2 2 4 2 +3 |
2007-08 Univ. of Alaska-Fairbanks NCAA 35 11 22 33 14 -6 |
2008-09 Univ. of Alaska-Fairbanks NCAA 39 10 12 22 16 +5 |
2009-10 Univ. of Alaska-Fairbanks NCAA 39 19 24 43 30 +6 |
Alaska Aces ECHL 4 0 3 3 0 +0 | Playoffs 4 1 0 1 0
2010-11 Sparta Sarpsborg Norway 45 24 32 56 14 | Playoffs 14 7 7 14 8
2011-12 Mora IK Allsvenskan 51 17 19 36 20 -9 |
2012-13 Asplöven HC Allsvenskan 35 10 9 19 4 -11 |
2013-14 Sparta Sarpsborg Norway 45 22 33 55 16 +22 | Playoffs 5 1 4 5 0 -1
2014-15 Sparta Sarpsborg Norway 44 25 33 58 26 +14 | Playoffs 11 6 6 12 2
2015-16 Sparta Sarpsborg Norway 44 30 34 64 10 +18 | Playoffs 6 4 3 7 6 +0
2016-17 SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers NLB 48 30 39 69 32 +31 | Playoffs 13 4 11 15 6 +6
2017-18 SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers NLB 42 27 21 48 24 +18 | Playoffs 15 6 9 15 4 +8
SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers NLA Q - - - - - | Qualification 7 2 3 5 4 +3
2018-19 SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers NLA 11 2 0 2 2 -6 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2016-17 SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers Swiss Cup 2 1 2 3 0 |
2017-18 SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers Swiss Cup 5 5 0 5 2 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AJHL 60 39 35 74 1.23 47 |
Allsvenskan 86 27 28 55 0.64 24 -20 |
AMBHL 73 58 69 127 1.74 24 +0 |
AMHL 35 17 7 24 0.69 14 +0 |
ECHL 4 0 3 3 0.75 0 +0 | 4 1 0 1 0.25 0
NCAA 148 45 75 120 0.81 88 -4 |
NLA 11 2 0 2 0.18 2 -6 |
NLA Q 0 0 0 0 - 0 +0 | 7 2 3 5 0.71 4 +3
NLB 90 57 60 117 1.30 56 +49 | 28 10 20 30 1.07 10 +14
Norway 178 101 132 233 1.31 66 +54 | 36 18 20 38 1.06 16 -1
Swiss Cup 7 6 2 8 1.14 2 +0 |
WJC-18 6 2 2 4 0.67 2 +3 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
12/15/2016
12/15/2016 Extension Rapperswil Rapperswil
04/05/2016
04/05/2016 Confirmed Sparta Sarpsborg Rapperswil
04/15/2013
04/15/2013 Confirmed Asplöven HC Sparta Sarpsborg
10/26/2012
10/26/2012 Confirmed Mora IK Asplöven HC
04/14/2011
04/14/2011 Confirmed Sparta Sarpsborg Mora IK
05/11/2010
05/11/2010 Confirmed Univ. of Alaska-Fairbanks Sparta Sarpsborg
Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2004, 4 #73 overall by Portland Winter Hawks in the WHL Bantam Draft

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