Summer Skate: Colorado Avalanche

Based on VUKOTA projections, Matt Duchene could break out this season. Chris Humphreys/US Presswire

Using the VUKOTA projection system of Hockey Prospectus, Insider is taking the temperature of key players on every NHL team, continuing with the Colorado Avalanche. For a detailed explanation of Prospectus' proprietary GVT value metric, read more here.