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MATT DUCHENE RUMORS & GOSSIP

Lightning storm back late but come up short against Avalanche

DENVER (AP) -- Teenage center Nathan MacKinnon had the first hat trick of his young career, Matt Duchene also scored and the Colorado Avalanche beat the Tampa Bay Lightning 5-4 on Sunday. Alex Tanguay had a goal and Semyon Varlamov made 28 saves for the Avalanche, who have won four of five. Ryan O'Reilly added two assists for Colorado MacKinnon, at 19 years and 5 months, became the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
5 days ago  |  Discuss

McLeod, Duchene strike quickly as Avalanche beat Coyotes 5-2

DENVER (AP) Cody McLeod and Matt Duchene scored 9 seconds apart, Jarome Iginla had two assists and the Colorado Avalanche beat the slumping Arizona Coyotes 5-2 on Monday night. Gabriel Landeskog, Tyson Barrie and Nick Holden also scored for the Avalanche. Semyon Varlamov faced only five shots through the first two periods before giving way to backup Reto Berra to start the third...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Matt Duchene hits Patrick Kane in the nuts after empty net goal

Matt Duchene was pretty frustrated with his team’s effort in a losing performance against Chicago and he decided to take it out on Patrick Kane following an empty net goal. Duchene hit Kane in a pretty sensitive area with his stick and then seemed to get mad at Kane when the Blackhawk took exception.
Via Puck Drunk Love
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Who returns for the Colorado Avalanche

It’s not even been a week since the season came crashing down, and there’s always a time and a place for a story to come out as to who should stick on a team’s roster for the following season. However, for the Colorado Avalanche, it felt as though a story like that wouldn’t have to be produced until late May, or early June, as opposed to early May. Nonetheless, here we are...
Via isportsweb.com
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Avalanche's Matt Duchene starts to skate

The Colorado Avalanche have announced that top forward Matt Duchene has started to skate again. He has been out with a knee injury since March 29th. Resolute-Wikimedia CommonsDuchene suffered a freak accident after he collided with one of his teammates, Jamie McGinn. He was expected to miss a minimum of four weeks with a sprained MCL. Duchene started skating again this week....
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Why the Colorado Avalanche made the playoffs

There are a pair beat writers for the Colorado Avalanche this season for isportsweb.com: Jake Hazan and I. We decided that we would put together some questions and explain some of the reasons for the Colorado Avalanche making the playoffs this season, as well as do a little looking ahead to the first-round matchup between the Avs and the Minnesota Wild. Who would you consider to...
Via isportsweb.com
April 17, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene expected to miss at least first two playoff games

The Colorado Avalanche will be without leading scorer Matt Duchene as they begin their first post-season appearance in four years with a series against the Minnesota Wild tomorrow night. Duchene injured the medial collateral ligament (MCL) of his left knee on March 29 when he inadvertently ran into teammate Jamie McGinn on his first shift of the game. Duchene was expected to miss...
Via Sports Injury Alert
April 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Matt Duchene's knee injury could cripple Colorado Avalanche

Colorado Avalanche fans are nervously awaiting word on Matt Duchene’s knee injury.This is team is built on offense. Duchene is the team’s top center. He has scored 23 goals and added 47 assists this season.He went down on the first shift of a 3-2 victory over San Jose after colliding with teammate Jamie McGinn. Duchene was able to put some weight on the leg, but he made no attempt...
Via Fox - The Hockey Guy
March 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche Olympics update: Making an impact

So far, three of the four Olympians from the Colorado Avalanche roster have played through one of their games in the pool play stage. Colorado sent three skaters to the Olympics for three separate countries: Matt Duchene (Canada), Gabe Landeskog (Sweden) and Paul Stastny (United States). They also sent their goaltender, Semyon Varlamov (Russia). Matt Duchene, Paul Stastny, Gabe Landeskog...
Via isportsweb.com
February 13, 2014  |  Discuss

Colorado Avalanche: Four players headed to Sochi

Avalanche players to compete for gold in Olympics While the Avalanche had reason to believe a few more players would be sent off to the Olympics in Sochi, Russia next month, Colorado will be represented by four players in the tournament. Forwards Matt Duchene (Canada), Paul Stastny (USA), Gabriel Landeskog (Sweden), and goaltender Semyon Varlamov (Russia) will all compete for the...
Via isportsweb.com
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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