Gorges gets 6-year extension with Canadiens

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MONTREAL (AP) -- The Montreal Canadiens have signed defenseman Josh Gorges to a six-year contract extension.

The Canadiens announced the deal with their assistant captain on Sunday.

The 27-year-old Gorges is in his sixth year with Montreal. He leads the team with a plus-6 rating and 101 blocked shots over 39 games. He also has one goal and nine assists.