• This past season he was diagnosed with diabetes after his teammate, Leigh Salters, who has battled diabetes for 14 years, noticed he was exhibiting similar symptoms. Once he started taking insulin, Knight finished the season strong -- he led London in playoff scoring with 10 goals and finished third with 17 points (10-7--17) in 12 games.
• The 5-foot-11, 186-pound forward is the first player from Battle Creek, Michigan to be selected into the NHL.
It was kind of touching. I didn't know really what to expect. I'm very appreciative and thankful for the people that supported me in my time here ... as I said, we'll move back to the area at some point in our life.
— Toronto coach Randy Carlyle on the video tribute and ovation he received in his first game back in Anaheim, a 3-1 win for the Maple Leafs