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Press Photo by Royal McGregor Dickinson senior defenseman Tim Knudson, right, chases down a puck in front of his team’s bench during a nonconference game against Oahe (S.D.) on Friday at Dickinson Recreation Center.

Silently strong: Senior defenseman Tim Knudson brings quiet leadership to Dickinson High


Being a good leader doesn’t always mean being vocal.

Sometimes it means delving into the realm of being the strong, silent type.

No player on the Dickinson High boys hockey team exemplifies that persona better than 6-foot-2 senior defenseman Tim Knudson.

“I don’t talk that much,” he said with a laugh. “I usually leave that to the other captains.”

The lack of chatter from Knudson doesn’t faze first-year head coach Dallas Kuntz.

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