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Matt Duchene and heightened expectations

Well, here we are, going into Matt Duchene's third year.  It seems just like a couple of months ago the avs started hot and then tanked a season just to get a top draft pick when things weren't going their way in December.  So my question is simple:  How many points will our new 1st line center score this year?  There's a poll on the other side to sucker you all in to keep reading:

So, now that you've been suckered, here's my question for the comment section:  Asuming he playes at least 75 games, what would you personally consider a 'bad' season for his third season.  

We've given Duchene a pass for the last two years, pretty much because he's a kid, but your third year after being a #3 pick (a #1 in most years) expectations have to take hold.   This is where he takes that next step in being awesome, or becomes the next Weiss.

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