February 26, 1960|
Chatham, New Brunswick, Canada
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Weight||175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)|
|Played for||Los Angeles Kings|
116th overall, 1979|
As a youth, Knickle played in the 1971, 1972 and 1973 Quebec International Pee-Wee Hockey Tournaments with a minor ice hockey team from Greenwood. He was drafted in the sixth round, 116th overall, by the Buffalo Sabres in the 1979 NHL Entry Draft. Knickle played for eleven different International Hockey League teams in his career. He later played fourteen games with the Los Angeles Kings in the National Hockey League. Knickle joined the Phoenix Coyotes as their Director of Amateur Scouting on July 28, 2011.