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Matt Duchene rips Avs’ season-opening blowout loss; calls for less buck-passing

It seems contradictory to think the Minnesota Wild might sneak up on the Avalanche. The two teams have played each other in eight straight games dating to a seven-game playoff series last season. And the Wild won five of the past six, including a blowout victory over Colorado on Thursday. But Avs center Matt Duchene said Colorado didn’t see the train coming before it ran them...
Via Pro Sports Daily
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Duchene On Colorado’s 5-0 To Minnesota Last Night

from Nick Groke of All Things Avs, Avs center Matt Duchene said Colorado didn’t see the train coming before it ran them over on Thursday. “We just weren’t ready for last night,” Duchene said Friday after a gym workout. “We didn’t know what was going to hit us. We played terrible.”... “That was a clinic for them last night,” Duchene said. “They absolutely...
Via Kukla's Korner
14 days ago  |  Discuss

Patrick Roy has the Avalanche back on track

DENVER (AP) Matt Duchene gets approached all the time by curious NHL players who want the lowdown on his passionate coach. They always ask the Colorado Avalanche forward the same thing, too: What's the story with Patrick Roy? Is he really that fiery? Is he difficult to play for? ''He's portrayed as this emotional, crazy (person),'' Duchene said. ''...
Via AP on Fox
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Matt Duchene Fantasy Rankings 2014 2015

Year Team GP G A PTS +/- 2009 COL 81 24 31 55 1 2010 COL 80 27 40 67 -8 2011 COL 58 14 14 28 -11 2012 COL 47 17 26 43 -12 2013 COL 71 23 47 70 8 Matt Duchene | Center Forward Rank:  #19 Team:  Colorado Avalanche Age / DOB:  (23) / 1/16/1991 Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 200 Notes:  Matt

Duchene flashes late in Burgundy/White Game

The Colorado Avalanche’s annual Burgundy/White Game went off without a hitch today at DU’s Magness Arena. Matt Duchene’s White squad beat Gabriel Landeskog’s Burgundy team 4-3 in a game that came down to the wire. “It was fun and great to see the turn out. There were a ton of people here,” Gabriel Landeskog said after the game. The White team got goals from Joey Hishon...
Via Mile High Sports
September 22, 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...
May 06, 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

NHLer helps dad of bullying victim

During a charity event, Avalanche star Matt Duchene came through for a father, whose daughter is a bullying victim, bid enough to win an autographed Bruins jersey for her.

Via The Nosebleeds
August 09, 2013  |  Discuss

Matt Duchene scores easy offside goal against Predators with linesman's blown call (Video)

Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene received a gift from an NHL linesman with a horrendous blown call that allowed him to score a goal during the second period of Monday's game against the Nashville Predators. This one wasn't even close, as Duchene was so far past the blue line on the play that he had to slow down, turn around and wait for the puck to catch up to...
Via Holdout Sports
February 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Avalanche players weigh playing in alternative leagues

Denver, CO. With the NHL lockout in full swing with no progress in sight, many Colorado Avalanche players are weighing the idea of playing in Europe and even minor league hockey programs. Matt Duchene is not planning on playing in Europe at this point but may change his mind as the lockout continues, and especially if the entire season looks to be lost. Many players are in the...
Via Denver Sports Chat
September 19, 2012  |  Discuss
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