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Josh Gorges

30-Year-Old Defenseman – Buffalo Sabres

2014-15 NHL Stats

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2014-15 NHL Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

A surprise exit from Montreal saw the reliable veteran land in Buffalo where the team’s young defensemen will need a strong voice and mentor to guide them in the right path. Gorges is an excellent positional player and will be counted on heavily to block shots and leave the ...

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STATUS:  Day-To-Day    INJURY:  Undisclosed    EST. RETURN:  12/20/2014
SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 1"   WT: 201   DOB: 8/14/1984
BORN: Kelowna, British Columbia   DRAFTED: No   Show ContractHide Contract

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Josh Gorges Contract Information:

Signed a six-year extension with Montreal in January of 2012.

December 18, 2014  –  Josh Gorges News

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Gorges (undisclosed) expects to return to the lineup Saturday against the Avalanche, John Vogl of the Buffalo News reports.

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Josh Gorges NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP G A Pts +/- PIM SOG SH% GWG SHG TOI/G G A Pts TOI/G Hits BS
2005-06 21 49 0 6 6 5 31 25 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2006-07 22 54 1 3 4 -4 26 40 2.5 0 0 0 0 0
2007-08 23 62 0 9 9 0 32 41 0.0 0 0 0 0 0
2008-09 24 81 4 19 23 12 37 63 6.3 0 0 20:08 2 3 5 1:10 93 161
2009-10 25 82 3 7 10 2 39 52 5.8 1 0 21:01 0 3 3 0:50 85 158
2010-11 26 NHL MON 36 1 6 7 -3 18 20 5.0 1 0 21:10 1 0 1 0:41 55 79
2011-12 27 NHL MON 82 2 14 16 14 39 59 3.4 1 0 22:38 0 0 0 0:25 131 250
2012-13 28 NHL MON 48 2 7 9 4 15 40 5.0 0 0 21:23 0 0 0 0:30 68 116
2013-14 29 NHL MON 66 1 13 14 6 12 35 2.9 0 0 21:15 0 1 1 0:30 97 177
2014-15 30 NHL BUF 23 0 4 4 -7 10 12 0.0 0 0 21:45 0 0 0 0:57 31 78
2014-15 Proj 30 NHL BUF 71 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Josh Gorges

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#1 Left Defenseman

Time On Ice Stats

21:45

Average Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Josh Gorges was on the ice for 21:45.

0:57

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2014-15

During an average game, Josh Gorges was on the ice for 0:57 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2012-13 21:23 0:30
2013-14 21:15 0:30
2014-15 21:45 0:57

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Josh Gorges 2014-15 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent G A Pts +/- PIM PPG PPA SHG SOG SH% HIT BS TOI PPTOI
Dec 16 at WPG Did Not Play
Dec 15 OTT Did Not Play
Dec 13 FLA 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 1 13:27 0:00
Dec 11 CGY 0 1 1 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 3 24:22 0:00
Dec 9 LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 4 23:13 0:41
Dec 6 at FLA 0 1 1 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 3 23:43 2:09
Dec 4 at TB 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 22:42 2:44
Dec 2 TB 0 1 1 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 5 25:41 2:24
Nov 29 at MON Did Not Play
Nov 28 MON Did Not Play
Nov 26 WPG Did Not Play
Nov 22 at WAS Did Not Play
Nov 21 NYR Did Not Play
Nov 18 SJ Did Not Play
Nov 15 TOR Did Not Play
Nov 13 at MIN Did Not Play
Nov 11 at STL 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 2 10:10 0:00
Nov 8 PIT 0 1 1 -3 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 0 21:02 3:44
Nov 7 EDM 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 2 21:47 0:00
Nov 5 MON 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 3 0 25:29 2:56
Nov 2 DET 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 0 3 25:15 1:33
Nov 1 at PIT 0 0 0 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 2 21:58 3:33
Oct 30 BOS 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 5 26:40 0:50
Oct 28 at TOR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0.0 1 5 20:26 0:00
Oct 25 at SJ 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 3 21:37 0:00
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Oct 23 at LA 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 3 2 20:14 0:00
Oct 22 at ANH 0 0 0 -1 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 6 24:14 0:00
Oct 18 BOS 0 0 0 -2 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 8 19:22 0:06
Oct 17 FLA 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 3 19:45 0:10
Oct 14 at CAR 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 2 0.0 1 6 25:31 0:40
Oct 13 ANH 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 7 21:33 0:20
Oct 11 at CHI 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0.0 1 3 20:06 0:12
Oct 9 CLS 0 0 0 0 2 0 0 0 0 0.0 2 3 22:03 0:00

Josh Gorges: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Gorges (undisclosed) will not play Tuesday against the Jets.

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Gorges (finger) will be a game-time decision for Tuesday's tilt with the Jets.

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Gorges suffered an undisclosed injury after blocking a shot in Saturday's game against the Panthers, the Olean Times Herald's Bill Hoppe reports. He will not play Monday against Ottawa.

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Gorges will play Tuesday against the Lightning.

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Gorges (knee) practiced with the team Monday, Bill Hoppe of the Times Herald reports.

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Gorges (knee) will not play Saturday against the Canadiens.

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Gorges (knee) will not play Friday against the Canadiens and isn't likely to suit up in Saturday's rematch either, Mike Harrington of the Buffalo News reports.

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Gorges (knee) could be available for either of the Sabres' two games over the weekend.

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Gorges (knee) participated with the team at Tuesday's practice.

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Gorges was on the ice during practice Monday, Bille Hoppe of the Olean Times Herald reports.

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Gorges (knee) was moved to injured reserve Tuesday.

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Gorges is dealing with a knee injury and it will cost him multiple weeks, Mike Harrington of Buffalo News reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

2014-15

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2013-14

Gorges had nine points (2 goals, 7 assists) in 48 games for the Canadiens in 2012-13, but we know by now, scoring isn't what makes him valuable. It's his leadership and penchant for blocking shots. He led Montreal with 116 blocked shots (seventh in NHL). He'll occupy a spot in one of the top two defensive pairings.

2012-13

Gorges, who entered the 2011-12 season rehabbing offseason knee surgery, proved to the Canadiens the knee was sound, so they wasted little time inking the pending unrestricted free agent to a six-year deal in January 2012. That should tell you all you need to know about how much the team values him. Playing in all 82 games in two of the last three seasons, Gorges is a stay-at-home type that is a constant on the penalty kill and blocks a ton of shots. While recording 16 points, he led the team with a plus-14 and will play major minutes on the first defensive pairing.

2011-12

Gorges suffered a right knee injury that required reconstructive surgery and limited him to 36 games in 2010-11. Despite the serious injury, the Canadiens re-signed him in the offseason to a one-year deal. He’s not afraid to get in front of pucks, having averaged two blocked shots per game in his three seasons in Montreal. He’ll skate on one of the top two pairings in what will be a contract year before becoming an unrestricted free agent next summer.

2010-11

Gorges is currently battling with P.K. Subban for the first line right blue liner slot next to Andrei Markov. Gorges has shown great durability the past two seasons playing in 82 games last year and 81 the season prior. It is going to be very hard to keep Subban off the front line but Gorges should be no worse the second on the depth chart and will provide good puck handling and stellar defensive play.

2009-10

Gorges may have been the steadiest player on the Canadiens’ roster in 2008-09. The defenseman, playing with top blue-liner Andrei Markov much of the season, posted career-highs in games played (81), goals (4), assists (19), points (23), plus-minus (plus-12), and penalty minutes (37) in his fourth season, and second full season in Montreal, last year. His plus-minus and blocked shot tallies led the team in ’08-’09, while his goal, assist, and point totals more than doubled his previous career-highs. Barring injury, Gorges should get as much playing time as last year, and should be able to at least match his numbers from last season.

2008-09

Gorges came virtually out of nowhere to become a key member to the Canadiens defensive corps last season. However, with just nine assists, Gorges has yet to establish any roto credence in the Bigs. Gorges will play with Francis Bouillon on the Canadiens' third defensive pairing this season and may see limited minutes on the second power play unit. Still, we'd stay away from drafting him unles you're in a 40-team league.

2007-08

Gorges is a fringe NHL defenseman and strictly a depth player with little skill offensively.

2006-07

He's not guaranteed a spot in the final rotation, and even if Gorges gets on the ice, he's a defense-first type all the way. The Sharks have guys who can move the puck, so Gorges probably won't see time on the power play.