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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 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

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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.
Source: NHL.com
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

Josh Gorges is listed as day-to-day with a hip injury.

He didn't skate on Monday at practice. Gorges has missed two of the last three games due to the ailment.
Jan 9 - 6:39 PM

Josh Gorges returned to action on Thursday versus Chicago.

He sat out Tuesday's game with a hip injury. Gorges logged 15:49 of ice time versus the Blackhawks and most of that time was spent alongside Taylor Fedun.
Jan 6 - 2:35 AM

Josh Gorges (hip) won't play against Chicago on Thursday night.

Not that the Sabres have a ton of depth behind the veteran defender, but they're not about to risk his health either.
Jan 5 - 7:57 PM

Josh Gorges is not expected to play Tuesday after all.

He was slated to be a game-time call, but isn't on the ice for the pregame warmup. Taylor Fedun is projected to play in his place.
Jan 3 - 6:37 PM

Josh Gorges (hip) is likely to play Tuesday night against the Rangers.

He took part in the team's optional skate after practicing on Monday. Buffalo's lineup will be a game-time decision, according to coach Dan Bylsma.
Jan 3 - 2:21 PM

Josh Gorges (hip) took part in Monday's practice.

Gorges left Saturday's game because of the injury. Consider him questionable for Tuesday's contest.
Jan 2 - 1:06 PM

Josh Gorges left Saturday's match with the Bruins early due to a hip injury.

The veteran defender saw just over three minutes of action before leaving the game during the first period. He's considered day-to-day for now. More to come.
Sat, Dec 31, 2016 03:17:00 PM

Josh Gorges (foot) will return Friday night.

Gorges was out for three straight games. He's projected to play alongside Justin Falk in the third pairing.
Source: NHL.com
Fri, Dec 9, 2016 05:52:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Jack Eichel
2Ryan O'Reilly
3Johan Larsson
4Jacob Josefson
5Evan Rodrigues
LW1Evander Kane
2Zemgus Girgensons
3Benoit Pouliot
4Matt Moulson
RW1Kyle Okposo
2Sam Reinhart
3Jason Pominville
4Justin Bailey
5Seth Griffith
6Jordan Nolan
D1Rasmus Ristolainen
2Zach Bogosian
3Nathan Beaulieu
4Jake McCabe
5Marco Scandella
6Josh Gorges
7Victor Antipin
8Matt Tennyson
G1Robin Lehner
2Chad Johnson