Colorado Avalanche: Saying Goodbye to the 2014-15 Season

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Matt Duchene‘s Full Season

Mar 23, 2015; Calgary, Alberta, CAN; Colorado Avalanche center Matt Duchene (9) skates during the warmup period against the Calgary Flames at Scotiabank Saddledome. Mandatory Credit: Sergei Belski-USA TODAY Sports

Knock on wood, but this is Matt Duchene’s first season that he didn’t miss a single game. (I’m going to assume he’s not missing tonight.)

Matt Duchene also played his game. That drove me crazy at time, I admit it, because his game seemed a microcosm of the Avs scoring woes. He likes to play it fancy. He likes to pass. He likes to stick handle. He likes to spin-o-rama.

I’ve got to say, there’s very little in hockey that’s prettier than Matt Duchene playing his game:

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