A second-year defenseman hailing from Duncan, British Columbia, Nolan Kneen returns for his second professional campaign with the Americans. Before suffering a season-ending injury, Kneen made 25 appearances for Allen, recording eight points (3G, 5A) and 23 minutes in the penalty box.
Prior to landing in Allen, Kneen played in the WHL for seven years. The blueliner first debuted with Kamloops, logging 74 points (14G, 60A) in his five seasons with the Blazers. The 22-year-old then starred for the Saskatoon Blades, tallying 65 points (14G, 51A). Kneen’s best season in the WHL came in his final year with Saskatoon, registering 12 goals and 28 assists, accounting for 40 of his 65 points while in Saskatchewan.