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Josh Gorges Defies The Odds



Josh Gorges takes special pleasure is proving his detractors wrong.

The six-foot-one, 200-pound defenceman was considered two small for major junior hockey, let alone his current job – skating on the Montreal Canadiens top defence pair with the gifted Andrei Markov.

The 24-year-old was not drafted as a teenager by any of the teams in the Western Hockey League and, after playing well enough to be captain of the Kelowna Rockets, was left undrafted by the 30 NHL clubs in 2002, finally signing as a free agent with San Jose.

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