Brooks Orpik

Brooks Orpik  #44

Washington Capitals  Defenseman
NUMBER: 44 BIRTHDATE: September 26, 1980  (AGE 34)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: San Francisco, CA, United States
WEIGHT: 219 DRAFTED: PIT / 2000 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (18th overall)
2014-15 Tallied an assist vs. TOR (3/1) ... Earned two assists at SJ (2/11) ... Tallied an assist at OTT (2/5) ... Recorded an assist vs. PIT (1/28) ... Earned an assist vs. FLA (1/4) ... Earned an assist at PIT (12/27) ... Earned an assist at CBJ (12/18) ... Led all skaters in hits (9) vs. NYI (11/28) ... Tallied six blocked shots at NYI (11/26) ... Registered six hits vs. BUF (11/22) ... Tallied an assist and led all skaters in hits (6) and blocked shots (6) at COL (11/20) ... Earned an assist on Fehr's overtime goal, led WSH in ice time (23:11) and registered five hits at ARI (11/18) ... Recorded five blocked shots vs. CBJ (11/11) ... Earned an assist and led all skaters in hits (4) and blocked shots (6) vs. CAR (11/8) ... Recorded 10 hits at CGY (10/25) ... Earned two assists, marking his first Capitals points, vs. NJ (10/16) ... Recorded six hits, registered 23:07 of ice time and was named the game's third star in his Capitals debut vs. MTL (10/9).
Signed as a free agent by Washington, July 1, 2014.
Quote of the Day

He stuck his neck out there for us. I don't know what's wrong with him, but you see he was in pain. But he went back in there. He's a tough guy. You've got to give him credit for helping the boys out.

— Panthers forward Brandon Pirri on goalie Roberto Luongo, who returned to game on Tuesday against Maple Leafs after leaving earlier in the contest with an injury