News Meet and greet with a local NHL star today SHARE ON: Kaitlin Livingston, contributor, Monday, Jul. 18th, 2016 Photo credit: Kaitlin Livingston A local NHL hockey champion is supporting our hometown clinic today. Centre for the Colorado Avalanche Matt Duchene hopes people will give blood this summer. //www.myhaliburtonnow.com/wp-content/uploads/2016/07/Blood-Donation.mp3 Duchene will be at the Royal Canadian Legion Branch today signing autographs in hopes of getting more people to donate blood. He says he will be there from 2:00pm to 3:30pm. The Canadian Blood Services is hoping to collect 200 blood donations in Haliburton this summer, and gain 50 new donors.