Josh Gorges out 4 weeks with broken hand

Montreal Canadiens defenceman Josh Gorges will be out an estimated four weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a fracture in his left hand.

Habs' defenceman underwent surgery on his left hand

Josh Gorges has one goal and 12 assists in 63 games this season with Montreal. (Richard Wolowicz/Getty Images)

Montreal Canadiensdefenceman Josh Gorges will be out an estimated four weeks after undergoing surgery to repair a fracture in his left hand.

Gorges is believed to have suffered the injury while blocking a shot with a hand during Montreal's win over the Toronto Maple Leafs on March 1.

The Kelowna, B.C. native was sent back to Montreal before the Canadiens' game against Phoenix last Tuesday.

Gorges has one goal, 12 assists and a plus-7 rating in 63 games this season.

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