Whitecaps bid adieu to defender Wes Knight By Steven Sandor Posted on August 31, 2011 Comments Off on Whitecaps bid adieu to defender Wes Knight 0 593 Share on Facebook Share on Twitter Wes Knight The Vancouver Whitecaps have waived defender Wes Knight. Knight had been part of the Whitecaps since 2009, playing with the club for two Div-.2 seasons before making the move to MLS with club in 2011. “We want to thank Wes for the contributions he made to our club over the past two-plus seasons and wish him all the best for the future,” said Whitecaps’ President Bob Lenarduzzi in a release. Knight played in 805 minutes of MLS action for the Whitecaps this season. He came on as a 69th-minute sub in the season-opening 4-2 win over Toronto FC. Knight appeared in the Whitecaps’ first four games of the season, including two starts.