Matt Duchene RUMORS & NEWS

  • Dreger and LeBrun scan Duchene trade landscape

    Fanrag Sports "Darren Dreger was drilled for his latest thoughts on the matter during a Monday afternoon radio hit on Edmonton’s TSN 1260, and was asked what, in his eyes, will be the domino that moves this situation along. “It seems like it’s going to have to be the right defenseman,” said Dreger. “At the..." September 19

  • Avs' Duchene arrives in Denver ahead of camp

    TSN "The Colorado Avalanche open training camp on Thursday and, according to BSN Denver, Matt Duchene has arrived in Denver. Duchene skipped voluntary skates with his Colorado Avalanche teammates last week, leading to speculation he could hold out during camp. His agent refused to commit to whether..." September 14

  • Matt Duchene a no-show at optional Avalanche charity golf tournament

    Denver Post "Forty-eight hours before he is scheduled to report for training camp, Avalanche center Matt Duchene continued to keep his distance from the team that has attempted to trade him since before the March 1 trade deadline and throughout the summer. Duchene, the only veteran under contract who did..." September 13

  • Analyzing five potential trade destinations for Matt Duchene

    Sportsnet "What are you expecting to get from Matt Duchene if you trade for him? A Calder Trophy finalist in his rookie season, Duchene’s production has been all over the map in his eight-season career. Peaking as nearly a point-per-game player in 2012-13 and 2013-14 (43 points in 47 games and 70 in 71..." September 12

  • Avalanche GM Joe Sakic expects Matt Duchene at camp

    BNS Denver "Joe Sakic emerged from behind a curtain, a line of demarcation between him, his Colorado Avalanche staff and any nosy media people, after the second period of Saturday’s “Rookie Showcase” tournament game between the Avs and San Jose Sharks at the host’s normal practice rink. He looked tanned..." September 10

  • Will Duchene report to camp?

    TSN "Training camps don’t open for another nine days, but Matt Duchene’s conspicuous absence from a voluntary skate in Denver on Tuesday raised suspicion he may not be with the Avalanche when camp begins. Duchene was the only Colorado forward other than Nathan MacKinnon – who is attending the..." September 07

  • As trade rumors swirl, Landeskog expects Duchene ‘to be here’ for Avs training camp

    Pro Hockey Talk "Trade speculation involving Matt Duchene has been rampant for months, with Colorado Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic recently confirming he’ll continue to listen to trade offers from other clubs. According to multiple reports, Duchene was absent from a voluntary skate on Tuesday, as players..." September 06

  • Avalanche GM Joe Sakic: Matt Duchene trade talks 'quiet on all fronts'

    Sporting News "Matt Duchene's messy divorce from the Avalanche is inevitable, but not imminent. Long the subject of trade speculation, general manager Joe Sakic said Thursday he expects the star center to attend training camp in Colorado when the team reconvenes later this month. And while he remains open for..." August 17

  • How Avs can inflate trade value for Duchene, Landeskog

    Pro Hockey Talk "Much has been made about teams needing to strike gold with high draft picks to successfully complete a rebuild, and it’s difficult to argue otherwise. Even so, some of the smarter teams also expedited their healing processes by smartly moving guys who simply weren’t part of the future, saving..." August 14

  • Why the Colorado Avalanche should stop playing and trade Matt Duchene (or not)

    CBS Sports "Five months after his name headlined candidates to be moved at the NHL trade deadline, the Colorado Avalanche's Matt Duchene has yet to be moved. This despite persistent speculation both before, during and long after the start of free agency this summer that Avs general manager Joe Sakic would..." August 07

  • Duchene 'pretty relaxed' despite swirling trade rumors "Matt Duchene said Tuesday he's maintaining a low stress level while rumors continue that the Colorado Avalanche are seeking to trade him. "I think right now I'm pretty relaxed," the forward told TSN. "I know whatever's going to happen is going to happen and I don't really have control of..." August 02

  • Duchene and Landeskog haven’t clicked in Colorado

    TSN "Although the NHL off-season has entered a near hiatus for the next eight weeks, we’re still waiting for the shoe to drop on a couple of expected moves. One of those concerns the fate of Matt Duchene in Colorado. Duchene’s name has been on the trade block for some time. It’s not entirely clear..." July 24

  • Top three best and most likely landing spots in Matt Duchene trade market

    CBS Sports "The trade market for Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene, once considered a near-lock to be moved either during this past season season or in advance of this summer's free agency, has been rather quiet. But it isn't quite dead yet, if reports from Sportsnet's Elliotte Friedman and ongoing..." July 16

  • Analyzing five potential trade destinations for Matt Duchene

    Sportsnet "What are you expecting to get from Matt Duchene if you trade for him? A Calder Trophy finalist in his rookie season, Duchene’s production has been all over the map in his eight-season career. Peaking as nearly a point-per-game player in 2012-13 and 2013-14 (43 points in 47 games and 70 in 71..." July 14

  • Duchene could start next season with Avs

    Pro Hockey Talk "If you’ve been wondering why Matt Duchene is still a member of the Colorado Avalanche, here’s an update from Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman: Everyone decided to take a deep breath and go back to their corners when Matt Duchene wasn’t traded July 1. It sounds like everyone is realizing the..." July 13

  • Darren Dreger 'I still think Matt Duchene has to go'

    Fanrag Sports "Matt Duchene is still a member of the Colorado Avalanche. Between all of the anticipated activity surrounding the expansion draft, the entry draft, and free agency, it’s now July 4 and the long-rumored trade of the 26-year-old forward has somehow not yet materialized. NHL Insider Darren..." July 05

  • Bruins Talking To Avalanche About Potential Matt Duchene Trade

    CBS Boston "The Bruins stuck to low-risk signings on the first two days of NHL free agency, but they could be trying to acquire a bigger name via trade. The Columbus Dispatch’s Aaron Portzline tweeted on Sunday that the Blue Jackets were talking about a potential trade with the Avalanche involving forward..." July 04

  • Blue Jackets try to work out deal for Matt Duchene

    Columbus Dispatch "While the rest of the NHL celebrated the opening of free agency on Saturday, the Blue Jackets continued their pursuit of a top-six center by holding exhaustive trade talks with the Colorado Avalanche. As of late Saturday, the Blue Jackets had not pried center Matt Duchene off the Avalanche..." July 02

  • Joe Sakic not caving on Matt Duchene trade demands

    BNS Denver "As the wait for a Matt Duchene trade keeps turning more and more into the hockey version of “Waiting For Godot”, Colorado Avalanche general manager Joe Sakic seems utterly unfazed by impatient fans (and media) screaming for him to “Do something!” As far as Duchene is concerned, he is a member..." July 01

  • Blue Jackets, Preds submit offers for Duchene

    TSN "The Columbus Blue Jackets and Nashville Predators have both made offers to the Colorado Avalanche for forward Matt Duchene, according to TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger. Dreger reports, however, that the Avalanche are continuing to play the waiting game until their price is met on the..." June 30

  • Jackets offer Ryan Murray as part of package to get Duchene

    Pro Hockey Talk "The Blue Jackets have reportedly offered defenseman Ryan Murray as part of a package to get forward Matt Duchene out of Colorado. Per Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch, the Jackets would also include another roster player, prospect, or draft pick. It certainly makes sense that the two..." June 30

  • Let’s all take a deep breath regarding the Matt Duchene situation

    BNS Denver "Look, I’m on record already: It will be way, way too uncomfortable a situation if Matt Duchene somehow winds up in training camp, still a member of the Colorado Avalanche. He’s going to feel like Oliver Twist, after being paraded around town by Mr. Bumble singing “Boy For Sale.” In this case,..." June 29

  • Penguins interested in Matt Duchene "The Pittsburgh Penguins are one of the teams that may be trying to acquire center Matt Duchene in a trade from the Colorado Avalanche, NHL Network's Elliotte Friedman reported Tuesday on "NHL Tonight." "I wouldn't be surprised if in a stealth way Pittsburgh is kind of interested," Friedman..." June 28

  • Duchene Tops List Of Likely Trade Candidates

    Pro Hockey Rumors "Count Colorado Avalanche’s Matt Duchene as the most likely player to be traded in the offseason. TSN released its Trade Bait list Saturday with Duchene, Montreal’s Alex Galchenyuk and Ottawa defenseman Dion Phaneuf leading the list of players who are likely to find themselves a new home for the..." June 25

  • Predators interested in Duchene

    TSN "The Nashville Predators are interested in Colorado Avalanche forward Matt Duchene, but not at a cost of a defenceman. TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger reports the Predators would like Duchene, but if the asking price for Duchene is a defenceman, Nashville will likely not be a fit. TSN Hockey..." June 22

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