Matt Duchene RUMORS & NEWS

  • Matt Duchene believes the Avalanche were afraid to lose in 2015-16

    Denver Post "It can get a bit confusing, or perhaps redundant. The International Ice Hockey Federation stages annual World Championships in the spring, and the participating NHL players come from teams that don’t make the playoffs or are eliminated early. Even if available, many big names pass (or aren’t..." May 29

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    Matt Duchene also representing Canada at the World Championship next month in Russia.

  • Dreger: Roy comments will fuel Duchene trade speculation

    Today's Slapshot "Darren Dreger was on Ottawa’s TSN 1200 on Monday afternoon. As part of a larger discussion on the aftermath of Patrick Roy’s comments over the weekend about Matt Duchene’s goal celebration in a losing effort: “The whole thing was a little bizarre and all it does is fuel and breed ongoing..." April 05

  • Avalanche won’t get to 90 points; is the Duchene/Roy relationship on thin ice?

    Denver Post "The Colorado Avalanche lost 5-1 to the St. Louis Blues on Sunday night at home. Center Matt Duchene scored the team’s lone goal, his 30th. Duchene, asked about that goal, which came when St. Louis led 4-0 late in the third period, said all of the right things. Later, Patrick Roy blasted Duchene..." April 04

  • Matt Duchene expects to return for Avalanche against Capitals

    Denver Post "The Avalanche's chances of making the playoffs aren't zero ... but at least are negligible. Under those circumstances, did the Avs or Matt Duchene consider shutting down their leading scorer for the rest of the season — which at this point is five games? "No, I didn't," Duchene said..." April 01

  • Avalanche's Duchene, MacKinnon to miss at least next 2 games

    The Score "f the Colorado Avalanche are going to climb back into a playoff spot, they'll have to press on without two of their best players. Matt Duchene and Nathan MacKinnon, both of whom are dealing with knee injuries, have been ruled out of at least the next two games, the team announced Sunday." March 27

  • Avs without Duchene, Landeskog in key battle for playoff spot

    Pro Hockey Talk "Colorado heads into tonight’s action sitting one point clear of idle Minnesota in the battle for the final wild card spot in the Western Conference, and could expand its cushion to three points with a win. Won’t be easy, though. The Avs will be without two of their three leading scorers..." March 18

  • Matt Duchene having bounce-back year with Avalanche

    Denver Post "Matt Duchene's team-leading 21 goals equals what he had last season for the Avalanche. The comparison ends there, because Duchene has played in 39 fewer games in what has become a big bounce-back year. No. 9 scored twice Sunday at Chicago in a 6-3 loss to the Blackhawks. He has played in every..." January 11