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Josh Gorges | Defenseman | #4

Team: Buffalo Sabres
Age / DOB:  (33) / 8/14/1984
Ht / Wt:  6'1' / 204
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Josh Gorges will be a healthy scratch in Friday's game against the Carolina Hurricanes.
Gorges has one assist in 15 games this season. This is the third time in six games that he'll serve as a healthy scratch. Justin Falk and Jordan Nolan will also watch the game from the press box. Dec 15 - 6:46 PM

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Josh Gorges will be a healthy scratch in Friday's game against Pittsburgh.

The veteran has now watched from the press box in three of Buffalo's last four games. He has no points in 11 games this season. Justin Falk will also serve as a healthy scratch.
Dec 1 - 7:06 PM

Josh Gorges will be a healthy scratch on Tuesday night as the Buffalo Sabres host the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Gorges has yet to record a point in 11 games so far this season and has been in and out of the lineup due to injury and scratches. He has admitted it has taken a toll on him mentally. He is part of a Sabres' defensive core that has yet to score a goal this season as a group.
Nov 28 - 6:53 PM

Josh Gorges will be a healthy scratch in Friday's game against the Edmonton Oilers.

Gorges has no points in 10 games this season. He won't have any fantasy value going forward. Matt Moulson and Seth Griffith are also expected to serve as a healthy scratch.
Nov 24 - 6:57 PM

The Buffalo Sabres will welcome back Josh Gorges to the lineup tonight when they face the Montreal Canadiens.

Gorges (upper-body) has missed the last nine games due to his injury. Victor Antipin will come out of the lineup to make room for the veteran defensemen. Gorges has zero points in four games this season.
Nov 11 - 5:04 PM

Josh Gorges (lower body) feels ready to return to the lineup.

Gorges got back on the ice for practice on Wednesday. He has missed the last eight games with a lower-body injury. Buffalo hosts Florida on Friday and if Gorges receives the green light then he could be back as early as that night.
Nov 9 - 9:53 AM

Josh Gorges (lower body) might be back with the Sabres at practice this week.

"Josh Gorges has made some great strides," said coach Phil Housley. "He's been skating, and he'll probably join us for practice this week." Gorges has been out since Oct. 17 due to a lower-body injury.
Nov 7 - 9:20 AM

Josh Gorges is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.

Gorges missed Thursday's practice as a result. He has no points and a plus-one rating in four games this season.
Oct 19 - 5:16 PM

Josh Gorges is likely to make his 2017-18 debut during Buffalo's road trip.

Gorges, who was a healthy scratch for the first three games, skated alongside Jake McCabe in Wednesday's practice. He could be in the lineup as soon as Thursday night's match versus San Jose.
Oct 12 - 8:10 AM

The Buffalo Sabres are projected to scratch Josh Gorges Saturday night.

Gorges had a goal and six points in 66 games last season. He's a veteran of 749 NHL contests, but it seems like the 33-year-old will be a depth defenseman in 2017-18.
Oct 7 - 6:57 PM

It appears Josh Gorges will not be dressed for Buffalo's season opening game against his former team the Montreal Canadiens.

It looks like that Gorges and Matt Moulson will watch the game from the press box in Buffalo. Zach Bogosian and Justin Falk will also miss the game due to their respective injuries.
Oct 5 - 6:57 PM

Josh Gorges will return against the Senators on Saturday.

Gorges has been absent since Jan. 5th. Through 34 games this season he has posted one point along with 25 PIMs, 62 blocks and 77 hits. Get him back in your lineup if you're in a pool that supports his talents.
Feb 4 - 12:53 PM

Josh Gorges (hip/abdominal) skated on his own Wednesday.

He has been on the ice for the past three days, but it remains unclear when he will be ready to skate with his teammates as well as return to the lineup. Gorges hasn't played since Jan. 5.
Feb 2 - 8:21 AM

Josh Gorges' hip injury is apparently an abdominal issue.

It has prevented him from playing in the last nine games. Gorges is not able to work on the ice yet, but he has been rehabbing off of it. He likely won't play before the All-Star break.
Jan 25 - 10:23 AM

According to coach Dan Bylsma, Josh Gorges (hip) will see a doctor in the next couple of days.

He is dealing with a hip injury and his status is expected to be updated after his examination. Gorges hasn't played since Jan. 5.
Jan 17 - 4:14 PM

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D1Rasmus Ristolainen
2Marco Scandella
3Zach Bogosian
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5Jake McCabe
6Josh Gorges
7Victor Antipin
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