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NHL: Colorado 5, New York Rangers 1

DENVER, Nov. 19 (UPI) -- David Jones scored the first of Colorado's four second-period goals Friday, igniting the Avalanche to a 5-1 victory over the New York Rangers.

NHL: Detroit 4, Colorado 2

DETROIT, Dec. 31 (UPI) -- Ville Leino put Detroit in front with 3:52 remaining Thursday and Darren Helm scored two shorthanded goals, giving the Red Wings a 4-2 win over Colorado.
NHL: Colorado 4, St. Louis 0

NHL: Colorado 4, St. Louis 0

ST. LOUIS, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- Colorado's Chris Stewart scored two goals, Peter Budaj turned back 35 shots and the Avalanche ended a road trip Monday with a 4-0 win over the St. Louis Blues.

NHL: Colorado 3, Tampa Bay 0

TAMPA, Fla., Nov. 30 (UPI) -- Craig Anderson stopped 33 shots and Matt Duchene scored twice Monday, carrying the Colorado Avalanche to a 3-0 win over the Tampa Bay Lightning.

NHL: Minnesota 4, Colorado 3 (SO)

MINNEAPOLIS, Nov. 29 (UPI) -- Andrew Ebbett and Mikko Koivu scored shootout goals in the Minnesota Wild's 3-2 win over Colorado Saturday.

Tavares goes No. 1 in NHL Draft

MONTREAL, June 26 (UPI) -- The New York Islanders made high-scoring forward John Tavares the first pick in the 2009 NHL draft Friday.
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Matt Duchene
Eighteen year old first round draft pick (third overall) Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene (9) skates past Carolina Hurricanes right wing Tuomo Ruutu during the first period at the Pepsi Center in Denver on October 23, 2009. Colorado leads the Western Conference and the Northwest Division with 14 points. Duchene and teammate Ryan O'Reilly are the first eighteen year olds to ever play for the Avalanche. UPI/Gary C. Caskey...
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Matthew Duchene (born January 16, 1991) is a Canadian professional ice hockey centre in the National Hockey League for the Colorado Avalanche. He was selected third overall by Colorado in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.

Duchene grew up playing minor hockey for the OMHA's Central Ontario Wolves (Lindsay, Ontario) of the Eastern AAA League. He also spent his early hockey years playing for his hometown Haliburton Huskies before moving up to the AAA level.

Duchene started playing junior in the Ontario Hockey League (OHL) in 2007–08, and recorded 30 goals and 50 points in his rookie campaign. The following season, he improved to 79 points in 57 games, then added 26 points in the post-season, helping the Battalion to the J. Ross Robertson Cup Finals, where they were defeated by eventual Memorial Cup champions, the Windsor Spitfires.

This article is licensed under the GNU Free Documentation License.
It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Matt Duchene."
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