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Duchene Staying With the Colorado Avalanche

Published by on October 19, 2009
Article Source: Bleacher Report - NHL

The verdict is in: Matt Duchene will remain with the Colorado Avalanche for the 2009-2010 season.

After scoring his first goal in a 4-3 comeback win against Detroit, Avalanche management finalized their decision not to send Matt Duchene back to the Brampton Battalion of the Ontario Hockey League.

This decision comes as no surprise to anyone. Thought it took him eight games to notch his first NHL goal, he was still a solid player for the Avalanche. If you remove him from the equation, the team's 6-1-1 will immediately start to crumble.

After watching Duchene play his first eight NHL games, the most noticeable thing he brings to the table is speed.

Paul Stastny brings a much slower brand of hock...

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