Matthew Duchene Net Worth

April 6, 2023
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Matthew Duchene was born on 16 January 1991 in Haliburton, Ontario, Canada and is best known as a professional ice hockey player, who plays for the Ottawa Senators in the National Hockey League (NHL).

So just how rich is Matthew Duchene as of early 2018? According to authoritative sources this ice hockey player has net worth of close to $30 million, and reportedly makes around $6 million per year from salary and various endorsements.

Matthew Duchene Net Worth $30 Million

Matthew has been playing hockey since a young age, initially in the Ontario Minor Hockey Association. In 2007, he began playing in the major junior ice hockey competition for players aged between 16 and 21. During his first season, Matthew scored 30 goals and amasses 50 points, and in the following season participated in 57 games and accumulated 79 points. He followed by scoring 26 points in the post-season, which was of great significance to his team, which reached the finals of the J. Ross Robertson Cup, but were defeated by the Windsor Spitfires.

He then moved to USA in order to pursue his ice hockey career there and first of all, and was selected by the Colorado Avalanche in the 2009 NHL Draft, making his debut in a match against the San Jose Sharks in early October 2009; his first goal came during the same month in a game against the Detroit Red Wings. Shortly afterwards, the Avalanche announced that he would spend the entire season with the team, and wouldn’t be reassigned to the juniors, as he was supposed to be. In late November of the same year, he provided prominent skills in a game against the Tampa Bay Lightning, helping his team score a 3–0 victory. As of 2010, Matthew had a chance to participate in the Stanley Cup play-offs, by beating the Vancouver Canucks, then recording three assists in six play-off games as his team was defeated by the San Jose Sharks in the opening round. He ultimately finished his rookie season in the NHL third on his team with 55 points and 22 goals, and was selected to the NHL All-Rookie Team plus ending up in third place for the Calder Memorial Trophy.

The following season brought his first five minute penalty for fighting with Vladimír Sobotka of the St. Louis Blues, abut his season’s performance saw him chosen to play in his first NHL All-Star Game. During the game, Matthew became the first player in the history of the game to be awarded a penalty shot, however, his attempt was turned away. Nevertheless, continuing with good performances on the rink, Duchene soon scored his 100th point in the NHL, against the Phoenix Coyotes, which his team lost 5-2, but getting to this achievement made him the youngest player to achieve it in NHL history. In early November 2011, he had his first career hat-trick, in a game against the Dallas Stars, then in June 2012, he signed a two year-long contract extension with the Avalanche, worth $7 million.

However, as the 2012–13 NHL lockout approached, Duchene signed a two month deal with Frölunda HC, a Swedish ice hockey team of the Swedish Hockey League. Playing for them, he contributed with two assists in a 4-3 victory against the Modo Hockey. However, it was announced that his contract wouldn’t be extended, so in his final game against the Linköpings HC, he contributed with a game-winning goal, and was given a standing ovation.

The following day, he signed a month contract with the HC Ambrì-Piotta, a Swiss team of the National league A, and played in the four games for the team and was released in early January 2013, after which his contract with the Avalanche – worth $30 million – was renewed for another five years, considerably adding to his net worth.

In 2013-14 season, he led his team to the Central Division title. In March 2014, he faced an injury and due to that, was unable to play for the first five games of the playoff. However, he had three assists in the sixth and seventh games of the competition and

In 2016, Duchene began serving as an alternate captain and continued with strong performances, however, in the 2017-18 season, he was traded to the Ottawa Senators, and actually pulled from the ice during a game against the New York Islanders. So far, he has appeared in 51 games playing for his new team, and scored 15 goals, 17 assists and 32 points; no doubt his value and so net worth are still rising.

When it comes to Duchene’s international career, he has had notable gold winning achievements in competitions such as the Winter Olympics in 2014, in Sochi, World Championships in 2015 in the Czech Republic, and World Cup Canada in 2016, plus silver in the 2017 World Championships held jointly in Germany and France.

When it comes to his private life, Duchene has been married to Ashley Groissaint since July 2017. He shares a fair amount of information through his social media accounts, as he is active on Twitter and Instagram and is followed by 355,000 people on the former and 145,000 on the latter.

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