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Dion Knelsen

  • Position
    C
  • Height
    5'9" / 174 cm
  • Weight
    194 lbs / 88 kg
  • Shoots
    L
  • Contract
    20/21
  • 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 | Playoffs 2 2 3 5 0
2004-05 Red Deer Chiefs Midget AAA AMHL 35 17 7 24 14 | Playoffs 4 3 5 8 0
2005-06 Drumheller Dragons AJHL 60 39 35 74 47 | Playoffs 5 3 1 4 0
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 50 9 12 21 18 -29 | Relegation 10 3 4 7 4 2
2019-20 EHC Olten NLB 10 5 4 9 16 3 |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2003-04 Team Central Alberta Cup 5 3 0 3 0 |
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 |
2018-19 SC Rapperswil-Jona Lakers Swiss Cup 5 3 3 6 2 |
Team Canada Spengler Cup 3 1 1 2 0 2 |
2019-20 EHC Olten Swiss Cup 1 1 2 3 0 |
Player Career Totals
League GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
AJHL 60 39 35 74 1.23 47 0 | 5 3 1 4 0.80 0 0
Alberta Cup 5 3 0 3 0.60 0 0 |
Allsvenskan 86 27 28 55 0.64 24 -20 |
AMBHL 73 58 69 127 1.74 24 0 | 2 2 3 5 2.50 0 0
AMHL 35 17 7 24 0.69 14 0 | 4 3 5 8 2.00 0 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 50 9 12 21 0.42 18 -29 | 10 3 4 7 0.70 4 2
NLA Q 0 0 0 0 - 0 0 | 7 2 3 5 0.71 4 3
NLB 100 62 64 126 1.26 72 52 | 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
Spengler Cup 3 1 1 2 0.67 0 2 |
Swiss Cup 13 10 7 17 1.31 4 0 |
WJC-18 6 2 2 4 0.67 2 3 |
Transactions
DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
04/05/2019
04/05/2019 Confirmed Rapperswil-Jona Olten
12/15/2016
12/15/2016 Extension Rapperswil-Jona Rapperswil-Jona
04/05/2016
04/05/2016 Confirmed Sparta Sarpsborg Rapperswil-Jona
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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