Matthew Knies is an American professional ice hockey forward. He plays for the Toronto Maple Leafs of the National Hockey League (NHL). In the 2021 NHL Entry Draft, Matthew Knies was selected 57th overall by the Maple Leafs.
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Matthew Knies was born on 17 October 2002 in Phoenix, Arizona, United States. Matthew Knies’ age is 21 years as of 2023.
Matthew Knies’ parents are Miroslav and Michaela Knies. Matthew has a brother whose name is Phillip.
Matthew Knies’ height is 6 ft 2 in (188 cm) and his weight is 210 lb (95 kg; 15 st 0 lb).
Who is Matthew Knies Girlfriend?
Matthew Knies is an unmarried man. Matthew Knies does not have a girlfriend.
Matthew Knies is not dating anyone and is not in a relationship with anyone.
Matthew Knies is focusing on his career. But he too will soon start searching for his love.
Matthew Knies Career
Matthew Knies spent two full seasons playing for the Tri-City Storm in the United States Hockey League (USHL). During that time, he scored 31 goals and provided 56 assists in 90 games. He was drafted by the Toronto Maple Leafs in the second round, 57th overall, during the 2021 NHL Entry Draft.
At the 2022 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships, Matthew Knies represented the United States. He played one game before the tournament was canceled due to the COVID-19 pandemic. Later, on January 13, 2022, he was selected to join the United States national team for the 2022 Winter Olympics.
On April 9, 2023, Matthew Knies signed a three-year contract with the Maple Leafs to begin his professional hockey journey. When he arrived in Toronto, team captain John Tavares welcomed him into his home. Matthew Knies made his NHL debut on April 10 in a game against the Florida Panthers.
During a home game against the Pittsburgh Penguins on December 16, 2023, Matthew Knies achieved a Gordie Howe hat trick. He scored a goal, battling against John Ludwig within the first five minutes of the match, and assisted on Max Domi’s goal in the second period.