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USA Slovakia Matthew Knies
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Database: 864 096 players
Last added: Jeff Dellavedova
Scoring Leaders
# Player GP G A TP
1. Dragan Umicevic 47 14 50 64
2. Daniel Ciampini 48 28 31 59
3. Brian Lebler 50 33 18 51
4. Braden Christoffer 46 19 32 51
5. William Rapuzzi 48 20 30 50
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Player Facts
Date of Birth
Position
C/LW
Age
18
Height
6'3" / 191 cm
Place of Birth
Weight
205 lbs / 93 kg
Shoots
L
Youth Team
-
Contract
-

The way Knies establishes body positioning drives his value in every dimension of the game. He tries to be first on every puck at all costs, getting his leg in front of his opponent’s, then coming across their body with his hips to seal off the defender. Some off-puck awareness makes Knies a bit of a scoring threat, hunting space after passing. -EliteProspects 2021 NHL Draft Guide

Brother: Phil Knies

Player Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2015-16 Phoenix Jr. Coyotes 13U AAA T1EHL 13U 15 9 7 16 16 |
2016-17 Phoenix Jr. Coyotes 14U AAA T1EHL 14U 8 8 2 10 0 | Playoffs 6 0 2 2 4
2017-18 Phoenix Jr. Coyotes 15U AAA T1EHL 15U 16 15 11 26 10 |
Phoenix Jr. Coyotes 16U AAA T1EHL 16U 12 4 5 9 2 |
2018-19 Phoenix Jr. Coyotes 16U AAA T1EHL 16U 25 24 13 37 30 |
Tri-City Storm USHL 2 0 0 0 0 0 |
2019-20 Tri-City Storm USHL 44 14 31 45 12 0 |
2020-21 Tri-City Storm “A” USHL 44 17 25 42 24 2 | Playoffs 3 1 3 4 0 -2
2021-22 Univ. of Minnesota NCAA - - - - - |
Tournament Statistics
S Team League GP G A TP PIM +/-   POST GP G A TP PIM +/-
2013-14 HC Bratislava QC Int PW AA Elite 3 0 1 1 0 |
2014-15 Arizona Jr. Coyotes QC Int PW 2 2 0 2 2 |
2015-16 West Coast Selects U14 WSI U14 9 3 2 5 2 |
2016-17 TPH Selects U15 WSI U15 4 2 3 5 0 |
2017-18 Team Orange USA-S15 3 0 2 2 - |
2018-19 Team Gold USA-S16 5 0 3 3 0 |
2019-20 Team Black USA-S17 5 0 2 2 0 |
USA U19 WJAC-19 6 0 3 3 4 |
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Game Log
Date Team Opp Score G A TP PIM +/- SOG PPG SHG TOI
USHL
Sun 02/05 Tri-City Storm vs Fargo Force
Sun 02/05 Tri-City Storm vs Fargo Force
Sat 01/05 Tri-City Storm vs Fargo Force
Sat 24/04 Tri-City Storm vs Omaha Lancers
Thu 22/04 Tri-City Storm @ Sioux City Musketeers
Sun 18/04 Tri-City Storm vs Des Moines Buccaneers
Sun 18/04 Tri-City Storm vs Des Moines Buccaneers
Sat 17/04 Tri-City Storm vs Des Moines Buccaneers
Sun 11/04 Tri-City Storm vs Lincoln Stars
Sat 10/04 Tri-City Storm @ Lincoln Stars
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Player Career Totals
League Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/- | Years GP G A TP PPG PIM +/-
NCAA 1 - - - - - - - | 0
QC Int PW 1 2 2 0 2 1.00 2 - | 0
QC Int PW AA Elite 1 3 0 1 1 0.33 0 - | 0
T1EHL 13U 1 15 9 7 16 1.07 16 - | 0
T1EHL 14U 1 8 8 2 10 1.25 0 - | 1 6 0 2 2 0.33 4 -
T1EHL 15U 1 16 15 11 26 1.63 10 - | 0
T1EHL 16U 2 37 28 18 46 1.24 32 - | 0
USA-S15 1 3 0 2 2 0.67 - - | 0
USA-S16 1 5 0 3 3 0.60 0 - | 0
USA-S17 1 5 0 2 2 0.40 0 - | 0
USHL 3 90 31 56 87 0.97 36 2 | 1 3 1 3 4 1.33 0 -2
WJAC-19 1 6 0 3 3 0.50 4 - | 0
WSI U14 1 9 3 2 5 0.56 2 - | 0
WSI U15 1 4 2 3 5 1.25 0 - | 0
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DATE STATUS FROM TO SOURCE
04/15/2019
04/15/2019 Confirmed Phoenix Jr. Coyotes 16U AAA Univ. of Minnesota
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Player Biography and Trivia

Drafted 2018, 3 #38 overall by Tri-City Storm in the USHL Futures Draft

2021 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #52 by FCHockey

2021 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #43 by TSN/Craig Button

2021 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #81 by McKeen's Hockey

2021 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #62 by TSN/McKenzie

2021 NHL Entry Draft: Ranked #37 by NHL Central Scouting

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