Hopefully he gets to continue playing with Frölunda. He needs to play games after last year where he not only missed a bunch of games due to injury, he couldn't do himself justice down the stretch due to coming back a bit early to help the team.
All of our centers bar maybe O'Reilly in the past 2-3 years have played with a multitude of wingers (sometimes, not great one's). O'Reilly seemed to have at least one half a season's worth of consistency to build chemistry (with Landeskog and Downie), which is huge in today's game, and look at the results.
I don't, can't, and won't blame Duchene given the intangibles he has been given (injury, team mates etc).
I have NO doubts that given 50% of a season with the same line mates, Duchene would strike awesome chemistry, as he did when Mueller played 15 odd games straight with him, and Fleishmann did for a decent period as well.
Sacco smacked Duchene on the last line. He threw him on Stazz wing. He threw him with a regressing Hejduk. Etc, etc etc.
Duchene has had a 55 point, and a 67 point season in his career. That's quality. He just needs to get back to that by touch wood, playing without injury, and getting some consistency.
I believe he'll be playing with Parenteau if and when Hockey is played again. That's great. A whole lot hinges on Duke though, and I hope his class shows through, and he bounces back before retirement.
Chances are better that Duchene at least gets "back" to where he was, before he gets worse.
Is there some leagues where you don't get a point from a secondary assist?
Not that I know of. Sure, there are leagues where getting the secondary assist actually requires you to do something but touch the puck with your body or stick, unlike the NHL, but secondary assists are in every league in the world as far as I know.