Duchene had first worn the maple leaf internationally as a member of the gold medal-winning team at the 2008 IIHF World Under-18 Championship. He also won gold with Team Canada at the 2012 Spengler Cup during the NHL lockout.
Parents Vince and Christine … Has one sister, Jessica … His uncle, Newell Brown, won the Memorial Cup with Cornwall in 1980 and the Stanley Cup, as an assistant coach, with Anaheim in 2007… Wears #9 in honour of Maurice Richard … Favourite NHL team growing up: Montreal Canadiens … Favourite NHL player growing up : Sidney Crosby … Sports idol: Peter Forsberg… Favourite movie: Wedding Crashers… Favourite TV show: Nashville… Enjoys country music, playing guitar and fishing…
NOTABLE INTERNATIONAL RESULTS
Olympic Winter Games: 2014 – GOLD
IIHF World Championship: 2013 – 5th; 2011 – 5th; 2010 – 7th