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Matt Duchene | Center | #9

Team: Colorado Avalanche
Age / DOB:  (25) / 1/16/1991
Ht / Wt:  5'11' / 200
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 1 (3) / COL
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Matt Duchene scored a goal in Friday's 3-2 shootout win over the Detroit Red Wings.
Duchene opened the scoring at the 9:27 mark of the first period. The 25-year-old is in the middle of a cold stretch. He has just two goals in his last six games. The 25-year-old has 25 goals and 44 points in 58 games this season. He's worth owning in all fantasy leagues. Feb 12 - 10:46 PM

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Matt Duchene tickled the twine in the Avalanche’s 4-2 loss to the Jets on Saturday night.

Duchene also had four shots on goal in 20:29. After a down 2014-15 season, Duchene has bounced back in a nice way with 24 goals and 43 points. Though it’s worth pointing out he’s converting at a high clip (over 15%). Mikhail Grigorenko got the other goal.
Feb 7 - 1:11 AM

Matt Duchene produced a goal and an assist in a 4-3 win over Los Angeles on Wednesday.

The Avalanche were down 2-0 after the first period, but Duchene's 23rd goal of the season got Colorado on the board just 42 seconds into the second. He picked up a power-play assist on Gabriel Landeskog's power-play goal in the third frame for a two-point night.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 28 - 9:46 AM

Matt Duchene's brilliance was on full display as he opened the scoring Thursday night against the Devils.

A sweet deke and a flick of the wrist later off a breakaway, and the Avalanche were up 1-0 just 51 seconds into the game. He now has goals in three of his past five games with 22 overall.
Jan 15 - 12:04 AM

Matt Duchene has already matched his goal total from last season.

He scored 21 goals and 55 points in 82 games last year, but he's on pace for a return to the 70-point mark in 2015-16 after producing 37 points in 43 contests. Duchene is also on track to set a new personal best in goals, which he established in his sophomore campaign when he scored 27.
Source: Denver Post
Jan 11 - 6:04 PM

Matt Duchene scored two goals and an assist in Sunday's 6-3 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks.

Duchene scored both his goals just 3:31 apart in the second period. He also picked up the primary assist on Nathan MacKinnon's third period marker. Duchene has four goals and six points in his last four contests. The 24-year-old has 21 goals and 37 points in 41 games this season.
Jan 10 - 9:47 PM

Matt Duchene scored a goal in the Avalanche's 4-3 overtime win over St. Louis on Wednesday.

The goal was 19th of the year and second in as many games. The newly named all-star has been on some kind of run lately and now has 34 points in 41 games. Four different Avs scored goals in this game. Gabriel Landeskog scored the winner in overtime.
Jan 7 - 4:09 AM

Matt Duchene scored a goal and assisted on one of Tyson Barrie's goals in the Avalanche's 4-1 win versus the Los Angeles Kings on Monday night.

Both of Duchene's points came while on the power-play. Duchene now has 18 goals to go along with fifteen assists this season, for a total of thirty-three points in forty games played. He has five points in his past five games.
Jan 5 - 1:42 AM

Matt Duchene recorded a couple of assists in Thursday's 4-3 overtime loss to Chicago.

He had the primary helpers on goals by Cody McLeod and Erik Johnson to rally the Avalanche back from a two-goal deficit and force overtime. Duchene has three points in his last two games following a four-game pointless skid.
Jan 1 - 9:09 AM

Matt Duchene scored a goal in Tuesday's 3-0 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.

Duchene opened the scoring at the 14:30 mark of the first period. His goal was assisted by Gabriel Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon. After a horrendous month of October, Duchene has been on fire and now he has 16 goals and 12 assists this season.
Tue, Dec 15, 2015 11:13:00 PM

Matt Duchene scored his 16th of the season in a 4-2 loss to Pittsburgh on Wednesday.

Duchene has been red-hot and continued that streak on Wednesday with his 15th goal in the last 18 games. He has a point in 16 of his last 19 games (14 goals, 10 assists). Erik Johnson scored the other goal in a losing cause. It goes without saying, Duchene is almost a must-play in every fantasy format right now.
Thu, Dec 10, 2015 01:10:00 AM

Matt Duchene has been virtually unstoppable since he teamed up on a line with Gabriel Landeskog and Nathan MacKinnon.

Duchene started the season slowly, scoring only one goal in the month of October. Since then, he has scored 13, most in the NHL. Much of that success can be atrributed to the chemistry that exists between him, Landeskog and MacKinnon. If you were patient with Duchene in October, you are certainly reaping the rewards now.
Source: Denver Post
Sat, Dec 5, 2015 12:56:00 PM

Matt Duchene's 14th goal of the season proved to be the game winner on Thursday night as the Avs earned a big victory over the Rangers.

Duchene's goal came late in the second period, helping Colorado edge New York 2-1. Barring an injury, Duchene is poised to exceed his career high in goals, which was 27 in 2010-11. He has three markers in his past four contests, placing him in third place in the league for goals.
Thu, Dec 3, 2015 11:48:00 PM

Matt Duchene scored a goal in Colorado's 2-1 win over the New Jersey Devils.

The 24-year-old opened the scoring at the 2:10 mark of the second period. Erik Johnson and Reto Berra picked up the assists on Duchene's goal. He has 13 goals and 23 points in 24 games this season.
Tue, Dec 1, 2015 09:59:00 PM

Matt Duchene has been named the third star of November.

He generated 11 goals and 20 points in 14 games to bounce back in grand fashion from a poor start. Duchene picked up at least one point in 11 of 14 outings and enjoyed six multi-point outings.
Source: NHL.com
Tue, Dec 1, 2015 01:58:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Matt Duchene
2Carl Soderberg
3John Mitchell
4Mikhail Grigorenko
5Ben Street
LW1Gabriel Landeskog
2Alex Tanguay
3Blake Comeau
4Cody McLeod
5Andreas Martinsen
RW1Nathan MacKinnon
2Jarome Iginla
3Jack Skille
4Chris Wagner
5Jesse Winchester
D1Tyson Barrie
2Erik Johnson
3Francois Beauchemin
4Nick Holden
5Brad Stuart
6Andrew Bodnarchuk
7Chris Bigras
8Zach Redmond
G1Semyon Varlamov
2Reto Berra
3Calvin Pickard