July 1st starts the free agent frenzy. Now, Matt Duchene presents himself as a high-value unrestricted free agent. The question becomes who will pay him the dollars he and his agent are seeking. Let’s take a look at how we got to this point and what might be next.
Matt Duchene helped by the Ottawa Express?
Duchene heated up Ottawa with 58 points in 50 games including 27 goals on just 126 shots (21.4%). There appeared to be little signs of regression either even despite trade rumors galore.
This included five power-play goals and 12 man-advantage points.