As one of the more storied franchises in the National Hockey League, there are often questions, comments and (always) opinions floating around social media regarding the Toronto Maple Leafs. These questions or concerns often lead to much bigger conversations and that’s where we come in at The Hockey Writers. We’re looking to bring the discussion to your computer screen – inserting...
Via The Hockey Writers
2 hours ago
At the Buffalo-Colorado opening faceoff Saturday night, the NHL trading deadline was 89 hours away. It remained almost certain that one or more Avalanche player was skating in his final home game in the Pepsi Center. Yes, the possibilities included Matt Duchene and Gabe Landeskog. Before going any farther, I’m going to step back — in the DeLorean with the flux capacitor — to...
Via The Denver Post
23 hours ago
Duchene is the biggest fish on the trade market, so let’s dive into this pipe dream and what it might take to make a deal. Trade deadline day is fast approaching and the rumors are already starting to heat up. Though its been reported that the Blackhawks are unlikely to make any major moves at this year’s deadline, things can change quickly if the right offer presents itself...
Via Second City Hockey
3 days ago
The NHL trade deadline is nearing, and this typically festive time of the season appears a bit more quiet and tame than usual. These couple of weeks ahead of the deadline are usually bubbling to the brim with rumors, until everything explodes on D-Day in a sea of fake Twitter accounts and out-of-left-field type deals. Yet here we sit, with very few trade rumors and announcements...
The BSN Avalanche Podcast returns with the guys taking a look at why the Colorado Avalanche have not traded Matt Duchene yet and what could be holding up a potential deal as well as much more in the Avalanche universe.
Via BSN Denver
9 days ago
The Colorado Avalanche are in the midst of a disastrous season and Jarome Iginla wants out.The 39-year-old veteran winger told Yahoo!'s Puck Daddy that he hopes the Avs trade him to a contender before the NHL's trade deadline later this month.“I would like to, at the deadline, go somewhere,” Iginla said before Colorado's game against the Kings on Wednesday night. “I would like...
Via FOX Sports
24 days ago
DENVER (AP) Matt Duchene missed a game Monday night for the Colorado Avalanche against the San Jose Sharks due to illness. Duchene is the team's top goal scorer with 15 and the most consistent at winning faceoffs. He's been the subject of trade rumors as the last-place Avalanche struggle this season. The 26-year-old Duchene was the third overall pick in the 2009 draft. He helped...
Via Associated Press
January 23, 2017 | Discuss
Over the past several weeks, numerous reports have surfaced suggesting that the Colorado Avalanche are open to trading Matt Duchene and Gabriel Landeskog. Most scenarios seemed pretty unlikely, but a new report from Adrian Dater suggests that both players are still firmly on the trade block, but it’ll take something special to get the Avalanche to agree to a trade. Duchene and...
Interview with Matt Duchene after the Colorado Avalanche at Nashville Predators.
Here’s an old-school beauty hit from the NHL. In recent years, certain plays in hockey have faded with the times. The game isn’t as rough and tumble as it once was. Instead, it’s more fast-paced and skill-oriented. The change means fans haven’t been privy to many great hip checks in recent seasons, but Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov made up for it with a single...
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