Ice hockey player
Matt Duchene, Canadian born, is a professional ice hockey centerman who currently plays for the National Hockey League’s (NHL) Colorado Avalanche. Duchene entered the 2009 NHL Entry Draft and was ranked second overall among North American skaters by the NHL Central Scouting Bureau. He made his international debut at the 2008 World U-17 Hockey Challenge. During the 2014 Winter Olympics, Duchene won a gold medal with Canada.
Also known for his role with The Colorado Avalanche© scoring 21 goals, along with 34 assists in the 2014/15 season, Duchene will serve as 2XU’s brand ambassador and the global face of 2XU Hockey. Embodying everything that 2XU stands for, Duchene’s unstoppable spirit, energy, and heart both on and off the ice; make him the perfect representation of the 2XU brand.
“Since day one working with 2XU, I’ve been impressed with how much passion and heart the team puts into their products,” said Duchene.
Nikki Beal, Managing Director of 2XU Canada stated, “We are absolutely thrilled to have an elite NHL™ athlete under our roster. Matt and I have spent a lot of time together over the last few months, and you will not meet a more down to earth, smart, focused individual than him. We are excited to see what the future will bring, working with Matt, and we think fans will really enjoy some of the product extensions that come with this new relationship”.
“It doesn’t matter if you’re a hockey player, skier, basketball player, football player and beyond; compression is very important for your next game, training session or recovery. Anything I’ve tried on from this brand has been amazing, and I believe in these products.”