Matt Duchene RUMORS & NEWS

  • Duchene turns down invite to World Championship

    The Score "Thanks, but no thanks. With the Ottawa Senators sitting outside of the playoff picture, forward Matt Duchene was offered an opportunity to suit up for Team Canada at the upcoming World Championship but turned down the invitation, he told Postmedia's Bruce Garrioch. Duchene has been a..." April 02

  • Duchene 'absolutely' open to contract extension with Senators

    Ottawa Sun "If the Ottawa Senators want to talk, Matt Duchene is willing to listen. The Senators centre, acquired from the Colorado Avalanche in a blockbuster deal in November, will be an unrestricted free agent on July 1, 2019, but general manager Pierre Dorion indicated in a conference call Friday he’d..." March 25

  • Senators’ Matt Duchene: ‘You wonder if you were a disruption’

    Sportsnet "The focal point of this NHL season’s only blockbuster trade awoke the morning before his 28th game in an Ottawa Senators uniform and thought about last night’s 8-2 shellacking at home to the Chicago Blackhawks, the type of loss too indicative of what should be the seventh post-season miss in Matt..." January 10

  • Duchene: 'I didn't get traded for Turris'

    Ottawa Sun "By now, Matt Duchene could have developed a serious complex. Prior to trading for the highly skilled centre in early November, the Senators were 6-3-5, pocketing themselves 17 of a possible 28 points. They had also scored 51 goals in the 14 games. Since landing Duchene, they are 5-11-3 and..." December 22

  • Duchene glad to put first game with Senators behind him "Matt Duchene was off the bench and on the ice before Mark Stone could even finish his celebration. He was there before either Erik Karlsson or Derick Brassard, who actually were on the ice when the game-winning goal was scored, there before the rest of his teammates, there to revel in the win and..." November 11

  • Duchene traded to Senators by Avalanche "Center Matt Duchene was traded by the Colorado Avalanche to the Ottawa Senators on Sunday as part of a three-team trade that also sent center Kyle Turris from the Senators to the Nashville Predators. Duchene dressed for Colorado's game at the New York Islanders and played 1:59 in the first..." November 06

  • Senators-Avalanche trade involving Matt Duchene might still have legs

    Sportsnet "Reports surfaced Friday night indicating the Colorado Avalanche, Ottawa Senators and Nashville Predators had been discussing a three-way trade involving Matt Duchene, Kyle Turris and various picks and prospects before talks dissipated. According to Sportsnet’s Elliotte Friedman, it’s possible..." November 05

  • Potential 3-team deal sending Duchene to Senators falls apart

    TSN "According to TSN Hockey Insider Darren Dreger, the Ottawa Senators, Colorado Avalanche and Nashville Predators were in discussions on a three-way trade that would have sent Matt Duchene to Ottawa. Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada reports that the Senators would have sent Kyle Turris..." November 04