Matt Duchene RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

  • More teams than we know want Duchene and Landeskog

    Fanrag Sports "The NHL trade deadline is two weeks away, and Matt Duchene and Gabriel Landeskog continue to attract interest across the league. Hockey Insider Elliotte Friedman was part of an NHL Network panel discussion Monday, and was quizzed about the potential asking price for one of those..." February 14

  • Canes eyeing Duchene?

    TSN "An unlikely candidate may be emerging in the trade rumours swirling around Colorado Avalanche forward Matt Duchene. The Ottawa Sun's Bruce Garrioch reported that according to league executives, the Carolina Hurricanes may be making the hardest push for the Avs' forward. However, any package for..." February 12

  • Pittsburgh Penguins rumoured to have interest in acquiring Matt Duchene

    HockeyBuzz "Tonight during the Sportsnet broadcast the Headlines panel talked about Matt Duchene as a trade target. That really isn't surprising. There has been a lot of buzz around the possibility of a Duchene trade. Things got interesting when the panel linked Pittsburgh to Matt Duchene. You may be..." February 12

  • Avalanche center Matt Duchene “open” to trade that could move him out of last-place Colorado

    Denver Post "We watched Matt Duchene grow up in Colorado. Now it’s time to let him go. He joined the Avalanche as an immensely talented and admittedly naive 18-year-old center who unabashedly idolized Joe Sakic, the general manager now shopping Duchene as the Feb. 28 trade deadline approaches. As the..." January 26

  • Duchene ‘started laughing’ when people wondered if he’d been traded

    Denver Post "Avalanche center Matt Duchene, who missed Monday’s game against San Jose because of illness, was at the Pepsi Center Wednesday morning and said he will play against Vancouver. “I was just really sick,” Duchene said. Duchene added he also was ill for the Saturday game at San Jose against the..." January 25

  • Last-minute scratch sparks Matt Duchene trade talk; Avalanche plays short-handed

    Denver Post "Center Matt Duchene, among others, is on the trade block, as the downtrodden Avalanche attempts to move offensive assets to rebuild its defense. The big trade might come before the March 1 trade deadline, during the off-season, or never. It’s very possible that Duchene, Colorado’s leading..." January 24

  • Avalanche losing and all that goes with it are getting to Matt Duchene

    Denver Post "Matt Duchene was the last off the ice at Avalanche practice Friday. He lingered beyond the typical post-workout messing around for a lengthy chat with assistant coach Tim Army, Duchene’s confidant under three different head coaches. While Duchene always has been a rink rat, I’ve gotten the..." January 14

  • Avalanche Prefer To Trade Duchene Over Landeskog

    Pro Hockey Rumors "It’s often said that NHL GMs are liable to throw an anvil to a struggling NHL team instead of a life preserver. Joe Sakic probably knows that better than anyone. The Colorado Avalanche GM is taking calls on several key players on his team, including Matt Duchene, Gabriel Landeskog, Tyson..." January 03

  • ‘We were awful’: Duchene calls out Avs

    Denver Post "The home-building malaise seems to have been contagious. From Nov. 23 on, the Avalanche and Denver Nuggets have combined to lose eight consecutive games at the Pepsi Center, with the asterisk and small print that one defeat — the Avalanche’s to Vancouver on Nov. 26 — came in a shootout, meaning..." December 04

  • Duchene returns as Avs face Blue Jackets

    Denver Post "Matt Duchene is in. After the morning skate at Nationwide Arena, the Avalanche’s leading scorer confirmed he will return to the Colorado lineup against Columbus Monday night after missing four games in the wake of suffering a concussion Nov. 11 against Winnipeg. “I feel good,” Duchene said...." November 21

  • Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene will miss another game Tuesday

    Denver Post "Avalanche leading scorer Matt Duchene did not skate on his own or practice with the team Monday and will miss his second consecutive game Tuesday against the visiting Los Angeles Kings. Duchene, who suffered a head injury Thursday in a 3-2 overtime win over Winnipeg, was scheduled to skate..." November 14

  • Avalanche's Matt Duchene: Leaves game to be evaluated

    CBS Sports "Duchene (undisclosed) left Friday's game against Winnipeg to be evaluated in the dressing room, Terry Frei of The Denver Post reports. The nature of the injury is unknown, but Duchene did not return to the game after playing just 14:09 during the contest. " November 12

  • Matt Duchene has “concussion-like” symptoms, not on ice with Avalanche Saturday

    Denver Post "It was no surprise after Matt Duchene sat out the third period against Winnipeg Friday night after taking a hit to the head late in the second period, but the Avalanche’s leading scorer didn’t practice with the team Saturday morning at Family Sports Center. After practice, Avalanche coach Jared..." November 12

  • Avalanche’s Matt Duchene suffered separated shoulder in World Cup practice, played on

    Denver Post "Matt Duchene Monday was back practicing with the Avalanche for the first time since playing for Canada’s championship team in the World Cup of Hockey, and he skated at right wing on a Nathan MacKinnon-centered line with veteran Gabriel Bourque. Duchene also discussed — to a point — the..." October 04