Colorado Avalanche

Matt Duchene
current status: On roster
Birth Date:January 16, 1991 (24 years old)
Place of Birth:Haliburton, Ont.
Experience:6 years
Drafted:Drafted by Colorado in 2009 (1/3).
Scouting Report
Assets: Is extremely fast and industrious. Plays with fire and passion. Is a capable two-way center with playmaking acumen and goal-scoring prowess. Can also play wing, where he uses his speed even more to his advantage.
Flaws: Sometimes, he tries to do too much because of his impressive skill-set, instead of letting the game come to him more naturally. Also, his intense style can lead to injury woes, so he may need to curb it down a little.
Career Potential: Speedy, talented forward with good upside.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL All-Rookie Team 2009-10
NHL Named to play in the NHL All-Star Game 2010-11
OHL Bobby Smith Trophy 2008-09
Olympic Olympic Gold Medal 2014 (Canada)

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