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. is a fan community, allowing members to post their own thoughts and opinions on the Colorado Avalanche and hockey in general. These views and thoughts may not be shared by the editors of

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