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Josh Gorges: Surprising trade still sinking in

Former Rocket slowly accepting, embracing new beginning in Buffalo

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Josh Gorges, left, celebrates with his former Montreal Canadiens teammate (and roommate) Brendan Gallagher after Gallagher scored a shootout-winning goal during NHL action against the Boston Bruins in Boston on March 27, 2013. After helping the Canadiens reach the Eastern Conference final this spring, Gorges was traded to the Buffalo Sabres for a second-round draft pick on July 1.

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Josh Gorges plays with his heart on his sleeve.

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Michael Dwyer/The Associated Press

Josh Gorges, left, celebrates with his former Montreal Canadiens teammate (and roommate) Brendan Gallagher after Gallagher scored a shootout-winning goal during NHL action against the Boston Bruins in Boston on March 27, 2013. After helping the Canadiens reach the Eastern Conference final this spring, Gorges was traded to the Buffalo Sabres for a second-round draft pick on July 1.