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Mile High Hockey Aug 19, 2015

It's Way Too Easy To Cheer for Matt Duchene

Try rooting against Matt. I dare you. Can't do it? Thought so... The first image I can recall of Matt Duchene was when the Tampa Bay Lightning selected Victor Hedman second overall in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft. Television producers of these events love getting the reactions of the players being passed over, so immediately the camera shot over the consensus No. 2 forward in the draft -- a young Duchene sitting with his family in a brand-new suit. Normally, these cameras show a young player becoming increasingly nervous or uncomfortable; but Duchene, realizing he could then be selected by his...
Mile High Hockey Aug 12, 2015

Bet the House: Matt Duchene

Welcome back to a summer series taking a look at what the next season holds, one player at a time. We're running it down numerically, which means today brings us (*fistpump*) to Matt Duchene. Pretend it's yesterday. Last Season It was a little bit of a down year for Matt Duchene, producing only 21 goals and 34 assists. It's a big step down from his 70 point season the year prior. But if you think about it, this was kind of the return of the Curse of Duchene's Winger. Not only did he lose a very productive Duchene Wing to trade in the offseason (PA Parenteau), he lost an even more productive...