Toronto Maple Leafs left wing Matthew Knies (23) reacts against the Florida Panthers during the second period at Amerant Bank Arena.
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Fantasy Hockey Feature: Matthew Knies needs change in Toronto to unlock potential

EPRinkside Knies Breakout May 10 2024

Fantasy managers were hoping that Toronto Maple Leafs winger Matthew Knies would be on tap for a breakout in 2023-24. The aggregate ranking on FantasyPros had him in the range of the 23rd round and in range with other breakout hopefuls like Tommy NovakKaapo Kakko, and Alex Holtz. In leagues counting hits, Knies was great with 169 in that category, but his 15 goals, 20 assists, 115 shots, and two power-play points did not offer much help elsewhere. 

Let’s dive into that breakout potential, what happened this season, and the hope fantasy managers could have for the future. 

It isn’t hard to see the logic behind the hopes that Knies would have a breakout season. He joined the Leafs late in the 2022-23 campaign and totalled six points in 10 total games. He

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