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07-09-2009, 03:24 PM
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Originally Posted by Goulet17 View Post
Maybe, but even if Duchene plays with the Avs this season, I highly doubt he will be playing center. More than likely the Avs would play him at wing, probably LW for the majority of the season. You aren't going to trust NHL center-defensive responsibilities to an 18 year old rookie. So Wolski or maybe Stoa will be the 2nd center on the top two lines.
Why not? Duchene has exhibited a defensive acumen throughout his junior career.

I sure as hell would trust defensive responsibilities to an 18-year-old Matt Duchene before I'd entrust them to Wolski.

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