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"He's a complete hockey player. He's a great young man. He's always got a positive perspective. He always pays attention to how he treats people around him. He's very cognizant of being a leader, not just in our locker room but in our community." - Dave Hakstol, UND Head Coach

"There are things he's sacrified for his career and his lifestyle. He's made me a better person because of it. Living with someone like that makes you think about more important things in life and what kind of person you can be. He's one of those guys who has that influence on you." - UND senior defenseman Joe Gleason

"Trying to find a hole in his game is pretty hard." - UND senior forward Carter Rowney

Championships

  • 2011-12 WCHA Tournament Champions
  • 2010-11 WCHA Tournament Champions
  • 2010-11 WCHA Regular Season Champions
  • 2009-10 WCHA Tournament Champions

Awards & Honors

  • Two-year assistant captain
  • 2012-13 Hobey Baker Memorial Award Finalist
  • 2012-13 All-College Hockey News Second Team
  • 2012-13 All-WCHA Second Team
  • 2012-13 NCAA West Region All-Tournament Team
  • 2012-13 Vote For Hobey leading vote-getter (Phase I)
  • 2012-13 Hockey Commissioner's Association National Player of the Month (December)
  • 2011-12 Archie Krum Memorial Athletic Scholarship recipient as the player who "demonstrates leadership qualities, high academic standards and athletic excellence"
  • 2-time WCHA Offensive Player of the Week (12/18/12, 2/21/12)
  • 2-time WCHA Rookie of the Week (1/12/10, 2/16/10)
  • 2-time Ken and Marcia Nelson Impact Scholarship recipient

Notable

  • Leads the nation with 623 faceoff wins, 120 more than any other player
  • His 623 faceoff wins are the second-most in UND single-season history
  • Had nine games of 20-plus faceoff wins
  • Reached the scoresheet in 32 games, most in the nation
  • Tied for third nationally with a career-high 33 assists
  • Leads the nation with 24 first assists
  • Ranks eighth nationally in assists per game (0.82)
  • Ranks eighth in national scoring race with a career-high 49 points
  • Has won 57.8 percent of his faceoffs
  • Ranks third in the nation in scoring since Dec. 8 with 31 points
  • Put together a 19-game point streak that was the fourth-longest in UND history
  • Streak was UND's longest in 25 years
  • Has 13 multi-point games this season, including a pair of 4-point performances
  • Has been held without a point in consecutive games twice all season
  • Ranks sixth among active DI men's players with 146 career points
  • Ranks sixth among active DI men's players with 94 career assists
  • Tied for sixth among active DI men's players with 161 games played
  • UND's first player with two seasons of 30+ assists since Zach Parise (2002-04)
  • Became UND's first player with three straight 40-point seasons since T.J. Oshie and Ryan Duncan both did it in 2007-08
  • Set UND single-season faceoff record in 2009-10 at 59.9 percent
  • UND went 33-4-6 (.837) when Knight scored a goal
  • Received 36,548 votes during Phase I of Vote For Hobey, more than double the next-closest candidate
  • Has logged more than 50 hours of community service in his career, including 40 over the past two seasons alone
  • Has volunteered for multiple organizations, including: Special Olympics, Northlands Rescue Mission, Altru Health System, and Grand Forks Park District

Knight's Career Overall Statistics:

Year

  GP

  G

  A

 PTS

      PEN

PPG

SHG

GWG

 +/-

2009-10

37

6

7

13

12/35

2

0

0

+8

2010-11

44

14

30

44

17/34

4

1

3

 +25

2011-12

39

16

24

40

18/36

3

1

3

+15

2012-13

41

16

33

49

20/40

3

0

2

+16

Totals

161

52

94

146

 67/145

12

2

8

+64


Knight's Career WCHA Statistics:

Year

  GP

  G

  A

PTS

      PEN

PPG

SHG

GWG

 +/-

2009-10

24

3

5

8

11/33

1

0

1

+5

2010-11

28

8

21

29

12/24

3

0

2

+16

2011-12

27

9

19

28

10/20

2

0

1

+7

2012-13

28

12

23

35

15/30

2

0

1

+14

Totals

107

32

68

100

 48/107

8

0

5

+42

Video

Student-Athlete Spotlight : UND Sports TV

Knight & Game Day : Through These Doors

Audio
Knight appears on The Pipeline Show (Feb. 19, 2013)

Articles

UND's Knight influences team in multiple ways : Grand Forks Herald

NCAA prospects ready to break through : HockeyProspectus.com