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Josh Gorges
Josh Gorges
Defenceman
(ZHOHR-jes)
Number: 26
Height: 6' 1"
Weight: 201
Shoots: Left
Born: 14 Aug 1984  (Age 30)
Birthplace: Kelowna, BC, Canada
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Acquired: Acquired on February 25, 2007 along with the San Jose Sharks' first round pick in 2007 (Max Pacioretty) in return for defenseman Craig Rivet and the Canadiens' fifth round pick in 2008.

Played his 400th career game with the Canadiens, on Oct. 5 vs. PHI… Scored a goal and blocked 6 shots on Oct. 12 at VAN… Produced 1 assist, a +1 differential and 3 blocked shots on Oct. 15 at WPG… Totaled 1 assist and a +1 differential on Oct. 17 vs. ANA… Led the team in Oct. with 39 blocked shots… Recorded 1 assist and a +2 differential on Dec. 5 vs. BOS… Totaled 8 blocked shots on Dec. 31 at CAR… Led the team in Dec. in differential (+3) and blocked shots (38)… Blocked 7 shots on Jan. 2 at DAL… Tied a personal-high with 2 assists on Nov. 22 at WSH and on Jan. 18 at TOR… Recorded 1 assist, 7 blocked shots and was named the 3rd star of the game on Jan. 28 vs. CAR… Led the team in Jan. with 43 blocked shots… Registered 1 assist and 5 blocked shots on March 1 vs. TOR… Returned to action on April 9 at CHI, posted an assist and 6 hits, after missing 15 games with a hand injury suffered on March 1 vs. TOR… Blocked 6 shots on May 3 at BOS…




2008-09:
Led the team with a +7 rating in Nov. and a +10 rating in Dec... Blocked the most shots on the team in Nov. (34) and Dec. (35)... Led the team (T-Pacioretty) with a +5 rating in Feb...