Leafs Prospect Roundup: Matthew Knies breaking out, Ty Voit’s underrated start, SDA’s underlying struggles

There was a lot of hockey this past week. From the Toronto Maple Leafs playing four games to multiple CHL and European prospects appearing in three or more, there’s plenty of prospects and storylines to catch up on.
Matthew Knies | LW | Minnesota (Big-10)
What better place to start than with the Minnesota Golden Gophers and Leafs 2021 second-round pick Matthew Knies. He’s been impressive early this season with Minnesota, but a back-to-back against Penn State this past weekend saw Knies truly break out for the first time in his collegiate career.
Knies scored a point on five of Minnesota’s seven goals across their two games against Penn State, a 5-3 loss on Friday and a 4-2 win on Saturday.

Always follow your shot for the rebound, right @GopherMBB ?@Matthew_Knies pic.twitter.com/MN8KB6nxlc
— Minnesota Men’s Hockey (@GopherHockey) November 20, 2021

The dominant weekend from Knies brings his season totals to seven goals and 14 points in 14 games. He is tied with Tampa Bay prospect Sammy Walker for the team lead in goals and has sole possession of the team lead in points. Simply put, you couldn’t have asked for a better start to the season than …

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Author: Kyle Cushman / The Leafs Nation

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