All-Stars rave about Bruins' Patrice Bergeron

When Patrice Bergeron’s name was brought up by reporters ahead of Sunday’s NHL All-Star Game, the Boston Bruins center’s fellow All-Stars showered him with praise. “I think the one thing you notice with Bergy, just the guy doesn’t make a mistake,” Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene told The Boston Globe’s Amalie Benjamin. “I think he’s as close to the perfect...
13 days ago  |  Discuss

Avalanche-Blue Jackets Preview

Matt Duchene is unexpectedly among the NHL's goal-scoring leaders and has already surpassed his total from last season. Much of his success has come on the road, but that's eluded him when visiting the Columbus Blue Jackets. Duchene looks to continue his road production Saturday night when the Colorado Avalanche face the league-worst Blue Jackets. Duchene's 22 goals are one more...
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28 days ago  |  Discuss

Alex Tanguay is the new Factor for Matt Duchene

Tweet +1 Like Share Pin Reddit Back when Matt Duchene skated on a line with Ryan O’Reilly, the plays they created together were magical. The two were fast, young and skilled...
Via Mile High Sports
January 12, 2016  |  Discuss

Matt Duchene the catalyst in recent Avalanche success

It has so far been a December to remember for the Colorado Avalanche. Winning six of their last eight games, the Avalanche have set themselves up to potentially return to the playoff conversation. A significant component in the recent success for Colorado has been the performance of Matt Duchene. With 16 goals and 12 assists, Duchene has helped lead the team out of its slump...
Via Mile High Sports
December 17, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Duchene: “The way plays has our number”

  The Colorado Avalanche are having their 20th Anniversary Team celebration before the game against the hated Minnesota Wild. Current star forward Matt Duchene and Head Coach Patrick Roy are both members of the team being honored during a pregame ceremony and spoke about the experience. Duchene also delves into the rivalry with Minnesota and the team’s mutual hatred for one another.
Via BSN Denver
December 07, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Duchene’s historic month earns him NHL’s Third Star of November

After Matt Duchene‘s electric month of November, his slow start to the season seem like a millennia ago. Over the last four weeks, Duchene totaled 20 points on 11 goals and nine assists, all of which put him into historic company and earned him one of the NHL’s top honors. BREAKING: @Matt9Duchene named the NHL’s Third Star of November. Read More: pic...
Via Mile High Sports
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Report: Patrick Roy isn’t a fan of Matt Duchene

Patrick Roy has been criticized pretty heavily for his handling of the Colorado Avalanche. A new report suggests that Roy isn’t a fan of Matt Duchene and the team may be shopping the forward for help on defense.  Mckenzie "Duchene in Colorado is a name ppl are keeping an eye on. They need a blueline and have a surplus up front" — Hope_Smoke (@Hope_Smoke) November 12,...
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November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Loyalty at the heart of the Matt Duchene trade debate

The Colorado Avalanche kicked off an insane 36-day stretch with a bang Tuesday night, picking up a much-needed victory over the Philadelphia Flyers, 4-0 at Wells Fargo Center. The win brings Colorado to 5-9-1 on the year and finally gets them over the double-digit point threshold – the last team in the Central Division to reach that mark. With the Avs’ early struggles, questions...
Via Mile High Sports
November 11, 2015  |  Discuss

Matt Duchene throws Ryan O’Reilly a backhanded compliment

The Ryan O’Reilly/Colorado Avalanche contract negotiations were a slog. There’s no other way to say it. He was finally traded to the Buffalo Sabres this past off season to end that difficult chapter for the Avalanche. Mike Chambers of the Denver Post talked to O’Reilly’s former teammate Matt Duchene on the matter, and Duchene kept largely to the hockey code of talking in...
Via Puck Drunk Love
October 03, 2015  |  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...
May 06, 2014  |  Discuss

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