- Ranks second on the Avalanche in goals (10).
- Led the Avs with five goals in November.
- Was Colorado s leading scorer in the month of October with nine points (3g/6a) in 11 games.
- Scored a goal and fired a career-high 10 shots on Oct. 18 at Montreal.
- Duchene's 10 shots were the most by an Avalanche player in seven years, since Ryan Smyth had 11 on Oct. 16, 2007 vs. Calgary.
- Is beginning his sixth NHL season.
- Has either led or shared the team lead in scoring in three of his five NHL seasons, including each of the last two campaigns.
- Led the Avalanche in scoring with a career-high 70 points (23g/47a) in 71 games last season.
I remember the first time at Wrigley Field all of us had the long johns, the turtlenecks and the extra equipment because we were afraid of being cold. Halfway through the first period everybody's ripping everything off and we just ended up wearing what we would normally wear for a game at the United Center.
— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Sharp on the 2009 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic