Gorges by numbers
74-Consecutive games played by Gorges, including the playoffs, after being a healthy scratch for 10 of the Canadiens’ first 20 games of 2007-08.
9-Points collected on the season by Gorges to establish a new career high.
8-Times Gorges logged over 20 minutes during the regular season, including on six occasions over the final month of the season.
7-Number of current NHL defensemen younger than 23-year-old Gorges to have seen more action than his 165 career games.
1.63 -Average shots blocked per game by Gorges, placing him third on the team in that category.
37-Blocked shots by Gorges in 12 playoff games, the second highest total in the NHL after two rounds behind teammate Mike Komisarek.
5-Times Gorges was on the ice for a power-play goal scored against the Habs over the course of the 80:23 he spent killing penalties in 2007-08. His average of allowing one goal for every 16:05 played shorthanded was tops among Canadiens blue-liners.
Manny Almela is a writer for canadiens.com