Matt Duchene is coming off of a disappointing season where he had just 28 points in 58 games. He recently inked a two-year, $7 million deal with the Avs and will need to bounce back if he wants his next contract to be bigger.

According to Adrian Dater of the Denver Post, Duchene has decided to live in Los Angeles for part of the summer so that he work with trainer Andy O'Brien and Sidney Crosby. O'Brien has been helping Crosby for years and might be of benefit to Duchene.

Dater reported that Duchene is feeling better than ever and he's been working on his core muscles.