Matt Duchene signs 2-year deal

Updated: June 23, 2012, 1:09 PM ET
ESPN.com news services

DENVER -- The Colorado Avalanche signed center Matt Duchene to a two-year contract on Saturday.

The deal, which runs through the 2013-14 season, is worth $7 million and has a salary-cap hit of $3.5 million, a source told ESPN.com's Pierre LeBrun. Duchene will make $3.25 million next season and $3.75 million in 2013-14, according to the source.

Duchene, 21, has enjoyed a productive start to his career with the Avalanche, scoring 65 goals and 150 points over his first three seasons ...

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