Duchene drew 51.52% of fan voting, beating out a David Jones
tally on Feb. 26 against Los Angeles (25.76%) and a Brian Elliott save on San Jose forward Devin Setoguchi during a March 1 contest (22.72%).
The play now automatically qualifies for Colorado’s year-end “Play of the Year” bracket-style tournament – to be determined by Avalanche fans. Be sure to check back each Friday during the season, as three new choices for the Avalanche’s “Play of the Week” will be posted for you to vote upon.A Soft Touch – 2/27 @ Anaheim
used his speed and soft touch to set up a Kevin Porter
goal against Anaheim. Duchene was the first to catch up with the puck in the right corner following a Jonas Holos
dump-in. The Avalanche center then made a quick touch pass over to Porter, who deposited it behind Anaheim goalie Dan Ellis.