It seems contradictory to think the Minnesota Wild might sneak up on the Avalanche. The two teams have played each other in eight straight games dating to a seven-game playoff series last season. And the Wild won five of the past six, including a blowout victory over Colorado on Thursday.
But Avs center Matt Duchene said Colorado didn’t see the train coming before it ran them...
from Nick Groke of All Things Avs,
Avs center Matt Duchene said Colorado didn’t see the train coming before it ran them over on Thursday.
“We just weren’t ready for last night,” Duchene said Friday after a gym workout. “We didn’t know what was going to hit us. We played terrible.”...
“That was a clinic for them last night,” Duchene said. “They absolutely...
DENVER (AP) Matt Duchene gets approached all the time by curious NHL players who want the lowdown on his passionate coach.
They always ask the Colorado Avalanche forward the same thing, too: What's the story with Patrick Roy? Is he really that fiery? Is he difficult to play for?
''He's portrayed as this emotional, crazy (person),'' Duchene said. ''...
Via AP on Fox
19 days ago
Year Team GP G A PTS +/-
2009 COL 81 24 31 55 1
2010 COL 80 27 40 67 -8
2011 COL 58 14 14 28 -11
2012 COL 47 17 26 43 -12
2013 COL 71 23 47 70 8
Matt Duchene | Center
Forward Rank: #19
Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB: (23) / 1/16/1991
Ht / Wt: 5'11' / 200
The Colorado Avalanche’s annual Burgundy/White Game went off without a hitch today at DU’s Magness Arena. Matt Duchene’s White squad beat Gabriel Landeskog’s Burgundy team 4-3 in a game that came down to the wire.
“It was fun and great to see the turn out. There were a ton of people here,” Gabriel Landeskog said after the game.
The White team got goals from Joey Hishon...
It’s not even been a week since the season came crashing down, and there’s always a time and a place for a story to come out as to who should stick on a team’s roster for the following season. However, for the Colorado Avalanche, it felt as though a story like that wouldn’t have to be produced until late May, or early June, as opposed to early May.
Nonetheless, here we are...
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...
During a charity event, Avalanche star Matt Duchene came through for a father, whose daughter is a bullying victim, bid enough to win an autographed Bruins jersey for her.
Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene received a gift from an NHL linesman with a horrendous blown call that allowed him to score a goal during the second period of Monday's game against the Nashville Predators.
This one wasn't even close, as Duchene was so far past the blue line on the play that he had to slow down, turn around and wait for the puck to catch up to...
Denver, CO. With the NHL lockout in full swing with no progress in sight, many Colorado Avalanche players are weighing the idea of playing in Europe and even minor league hockey programs. Matt Duchene is not planning on playing in Europe at this point but may change his mind as the lockout continues, and especially if the entire season looks to be lost. Many players are in the...