Matt Duchene RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • Duchene on slump: Crazy how bad it's gone

    TSN "Colorado forward Matt Duchene was held without a point for the 11th straight game on Monday night as the Avalanche were shut out by the Arizona Coyotes. The 26-year-old, who was the subject of trade rumours throughout the month of February, owns 16 goals on the season, but just one in his past 25..." March 14

  • Duchene’s contract could complicate things for Avs

    Pro Hockey Talk "Any team that acquires Matt Duchene from the Colorado Avalanche will want to keep him for more than two years. And therein lies a potential problem for Avs GM Joe Sakic. Duchene is only signed for two more seasons, and he’s not eligible to ink an extension until the summer of 2018. To..." March 03

  • Prices for Matt Duchene and Gabriel Landeskog were too high for potential trading partners

    Ottawa Citizen "As the clock struck 3 p.m. Wednesday, Matt Duchene and Gabriel Landeskog were on the ice with their Colorado Avalanche teammates at Canadian Tire Centre. Duchene neither crossed the hallway to join the Ottawa Senators, nor did he pack his bag to head to the Montreal Canadiens, New York..." March 02

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