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Matt Duchene rocks the stage at local music festival

Matt Duchene's Twitter bio says he is a "wannabe country singer", and Duchene recently had a chance to make that dream a reality for a day when he played with Gord Kidd and the 50/50 band at a Music in the Park night in his hometown of Haliburton, Ont. Duchene played acoustic guitar and sang at the event, and videos on Periscope from local reporter Jen Watt show Duchene performing...
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19 days ago  |  Discuss

Duchene and fellow Avs already miss Ryan O’Reilly

As the Colorado Avalanche and Ryan O’Reilly endure another grinding contract negotiation, it appears clear that some of O’Reilly’s teammates already miss No. 90. Fresh off an IIHF World Championships victory, Matt Duchene, Nathan MacKinnon and Tyson Barrie gathered Tuesday night to show off their new hardware and post a message to O’Reilly via Twitter. The Avs boys… We...
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June 10, 2015  |  Discuss

Top 25 Avalanche Under 25: #2 Matt Duchene

  While Cole Hamilton makes a good argument about #3 Gabriel Landeskog being the Captain and therefore the face of the Avalanche, there’s no question that Matt Duchene is the team’s franchise player. You have to be something pretty special to be the player that management defines all other salaries by, and Duchene achieves it. Despite the Avalanche’s shortened season, Duchene...
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June 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Duchene, seven Avs advance to WC quarterfinals

While the NHL playoffs have been exciting fans in North America, a red-hot Matt Duchene has been leading team Canada and tearing up the competition at the International Ice Hockey Federation World Championships in the Czech Republic. Duchene is one of seven Colorado Avalanche players who accepted invitations to compete in the tournament – which concluded it’s seven-game group...
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May 12, 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

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....
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April 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Why the Colorado Avalanche made the playoffs

There are a pair beat writers for the Colorado Avalanche this season for 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...
April 17, 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...
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...
January 12, 2014  |  Discuss

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