5 - Eric Knodel
Eric Knodel
Birth Date: 6/8/90
Height: 6-6
Weight: 225
Year: So.
Hometown: West Chester, Pa.
Position: D
Draft: TOR
Team: Des Moines (USHL)
S/C: L

2011-12: | Stats |  Photos 
 Knodel skated in all 37 games… compiled 12 points on three goals and nine assists… had a career high two assists against St. Cloud State on 10/22/11… scored two points in a game against Vermont on 02/17/12… notched 22 blocks on the year.

2010-11: | Stats
Knodel did not see action during his freshman campaign.


Before UNH: Knodel was a member of the Des Moines Buccaneers of the USHL in 2009-10, racking up 20 points on three goals and 17 assists in 50 games .. Prior to his time in the USHL, he played at West Chester Rustin High School where he won a state championship in 2009.

Personal: Born in West Chester, Pa. on June 8, 1990... Son of Rick and Molly Knodel... A liberal arts major... Lists Detroit Red Wings’ Nicklas Lidstrom as his favorite athlete and his father as the person he admires most outside of sports.

NHL Rights: Knodel was selected in the fifth round of the 2009 NHL draft by the Toronto Maple Leafs with the 128th overall pick.

Year GP G-A-P +/- PIM PPG GWG SHG
2011-12373-9-12+312-24100
2010-1100-0-0E0-0000
Totals 37 3-9-12 +3 12-24 1 0 0
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