Avs' Matt Duchene unlikely to return for first-round series

The Colorado Avalanche may have gotten by the Minnesota Wild in dramatic fashion in Game 1, but it sure would be nice for them to have leading scorer Matt Duchene back. That probably won't happen in the first round series according to head coach Patrick Roy. Duchene has been out since suffering a knee injury on March 29. The initial prognosis was that Duchene would miss roughly...
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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...
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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...
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Avs' Matt Duchene out 4 weeks

The Colorado Avalanche have announced that Matt Duchene will be missing an extended period of time (around four weeks) with a sprained knee.Duchene was injured on Saturday night during his first shift after colliding with one of his teammates. He hobbled off the ice and did not return to the game.Matt Boulton-Wikimedia CommonsThe official injury release took place after practice...
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Colorado Avalanche lose leading scorer Matt Duchene to injury

   The Colorado Avalanche will be heading into the NHL playoffs in April without their leading scorer Matt Duchene. The club announced on March 31 that the center will be out of action for approximately four weeks due to a sprained medial collateral ligament in the 23-year-old’s left knee. Duchene had played in 71 games this season when he was injured and had 23 goals and 47...
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18 days ago  |  Discuss

Fighting for playoff lives, Blue Jackets take on Avalanche at home

The Colorado Avalanche are headed to the playoffs and have the chance to host a first-round series. What they will not have is leading scorer Matt Duchene for the next four weeks. The Avalanche will play their first game since Duchene sprained his knee as they travel to face another team in the postseason hunt, the Columbus Blue Jackets, on Tuesday night. Colorado (47-21-6) has won...
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Matt Duchene to miss four weeks with knee injury

Matt Duchene, who leads the Colorado Avalanche with 70 points, will miss four weeks with a knee injury. Matt Duchene will miss four weeks with a knee injury, as reported by the Colorado Avalanche today and confirmed by several media sources. This is a very unfortunate break for a Colorado Avalanche team that has just clinched a spot in the Stanley Cup Playoffs for the first time...
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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...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado Avs clinch playoff berth, but Matt Duchene hurts knee against Sharks

Patrick Roy's somber postgame mood Saturday afternoon wasn't meant to downplay what the Avalanche had just accomplished. With Semyon Varlamov making 47 saves in a 3-2 victory over the San Jose Sharks, the Avalanche clinched a playoff berth, reached a startling 100 points and took over second place in the NHL's Central Division — all with eight games remaining in the...
Via Pro Sports Daily
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Video- Matt Duchene Injured His Knee Today

The Avalanche announced Duchene would not return to the game, citing a knee injury.  
Via Kukla's Korner
21 days ago  |  Discuss

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