New York Rangers beat Canadiens 3-1

Henrik Lundqvist made 40 saves and the red-hot New York Rangers took a 3-1 win over the Montreal Canadiens.
Canadiens' Gorges sidelined with broken hand

Canadiens' Gorges sidelined with broken hand

Montreal Canadiens defenseman Josh Gorges is expected to be sidelined for at least a month after undergoing surgery on Monday to repair a broken bone in his left hand.

NHL: Montreal 4, Vancouver 1

VANCOUVER, British Columbia, Oct. 13 (UPI) -- Carey Price stopped 39-of-40 shots Saturday and the Montreal Canadiens took the lead on a bizarre goal in the second period of their 4-1 win over Vancouver.

NHL: Montreal 4, Carolina 2

RALEIGH, N.C., March 7 (UPI) -- Lars Eller delivered the go-ahead goal in the third period Thursday and Montreal went on to capture a meeting of division leaders, 4-2 over Carolina.

NHL: Montreal 5, Toronto 2

TORONTO, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Brendan Gallagher's go-ahead score touched off a three-goal third period Wednesday that boosted the Canadiens past Toronto 5-2.

NHL: Montreal 4, Washington 1

WASHINGTON, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Power play scores from Tomas Plekanec and Andrei Markov touched off a four-goal second period Thursday, lifting Montreal to a 4-1 win over Washington.

NHL players file to prevent lockout

MONTREAL, Sept. 10 (UPI) -- The NHL players union said Monday it filed actions in Canadian provinces seeking to prevent an owners' lockout when the current labor deal expires.

NHL: Montreal 7, Winnipeg 3

MONTREAL, Jan. 4 (UPI) -- Lars Eller turned in a career-best effort with four goals Wednesday, propelling the Montreal Canadiens to a 7-3 triumph over Winnipeg.

NHL: Montreal 2, New Jersey 1

NEWARK, N.J., Dec. 10 (UPI) -- Carey Price stopped a penalty shot in the final minute Saturday, preserving the Montreal Canadiens' 2-1 win over New Jersey.

NHL: Montreal 3, Phoenix 2 (OT)

GLENDALE, Ariz., Nov. 11 (UPI) -- Josh Gorges bounced a shot off the post and into the net 1:45 into overtime Thursday, giving the Montreal Canadiens a 3-2 win over Phoenix.

NHL: Montreal 2, Buffalo 1

BUFFALO, N.Y., Oct. 15 (UPI) -- Carey Price took a shutout into the third period and made 22 saves Friday, carrying the Montreal Canadiens to a 2-1 victory over Buffalo.
NHL: Washington 4, Montreal 2

NHL: Washington 4, Montreal 2

WASHINGTON, Jan. 5 (UPI) -- Alexander Semin scored a pair of goals Tuesday to lead the Washington Capitals to a 4-2 victory over the Montreal Canadiens.

NHL: Montreal 4, Toronto 3 (OT)

TORONTO, Oct. 1 (UPI) -- Josh Gorges scored with 13 seconds left in overtime Thursday to give the Montreal Canadiens a 4-3 victory over Toronto.

NHL: Montreal 6, Toronto 2

TORONTO, April 4 (UPI) -- A goal and three assists for Alexei Kovalev Saturday led the Montreal Canadiens to a 6-2 rout of the Toronto Maple Leafs.

NHL: Montreal 3, San Jose 2

MONTREAL, Feb. 28 (UPI) -- Andrei Markov (power play), Josh Gorges, and Saku Koivu scored first-period goals Saturday night and the Montreal Canadiens beat San Jose 3-2.
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Josh Gorges
Vancouver Canuck's Daniel Sedin with the puck ahead of visiting San Jose Shark's Josh Gorges during the first period of a NHL game at Vancouver's GM Place, April 12, 2006. (UPI Photo/Heinz Ruckemann)

Josh Gorges (born August 14, 1984 in Kelowna, British Columbia) is a professional ice hockey player currently with the Montreal Canadiens of the National Hockey League.

After going undrafted, Gorges was signed as a free agent by San Jose in 2002. 2005–06 was his first season in the NHL. In 2004–05, he set the Cleveland Barons record for the fastest goal from the start of a game (20 seconds).

He played his junior hockey with the Kelowna Rockets of the WHL, where he helped the Rockets to a Memorial Cup championship in 2004 as their captain. He was also the captainfor the WHL in the Canada-Russia challenge in November 2003. Gorges was also a member of Team Canada at the 2004 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships, where he won a silver medal. In 2003, NHL.com wrote an article about him, praising him for his work ethic and for exceeding expectations at every level. Hockeysfuture called him "a solid skater with adequate speed" who "is a good puckmoving defenceman who's effective on the power play with a decent point shot and playmaking abilities". What Gorges lacked in size and strength, he made up for with his discreet and efficient abilities. Hockeysfuture projected him as a future #3 or #4 defenceman.

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