Matt Duchene
  • Born: 01/16/1991
  • Age: 24
  • Height: 180cm
  • Weight: 91kg
  • Birthplace: Haliburton, Ontario
  • Hometown: Haliburton, Ontario

DUCHENE_MattMatt Duchene has represented Canada at three editions of the IIHF World Championship, finishing fifth in 2013 and 2011 after a seventh place finish in 2010.

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.

PERSONAL

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   

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