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Brooks Orpik  #44

Washington Capitals  Defenseman
NUMBER: 44 BIRTHDATE: September 26, 1980  (AGE 33)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: San Francisco, CA, United States
WEIGHT: 219 DRAFTED: PIT / 2000 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (18th overall)

2014 POSTSEASON:

Home: 2GP 0G-1A-1PTS  +1        Even Strength: 1G-0A-1PTS      Shorthanded: 0G-1A-1PTS

Road: 3GP 1G-0A-1PTS   +5       Power Play: 0G-0A-0PTS

 

2014 POSTSEASON:

* 3rd among team D-men w/3:26 SH TOI/G and 19:55 TOI/G.

* 4th among team blueliners w/11 hits and 9 BkS (tied).

* Notched 1st postseason shorthanded assist vs. CBJ Apr. 19.

 

2013-14 REGULAR SEASON:

* Led team blueliners w/221 hits.

* Led team D-men in SH TOI/G (2:56).

* Led team w/143 BkS.

* Placed 4th among team blueliners w/21:11 TOI/G and 11 assists (tied).

* Ranked 5th among team D-men w/13 points (2G-11A).

* Posted a +2 in 6 GP as a member of 2014 U.S. Olympic Team.

* Won the Player's Player Award.

 

2013-14 REGULAR SEASON:

Home: 35GP 1G-6A-7PTS  -4          Even Strength: 2G-11A-13PTS         

Road: 37GP 1G-5A-6PTS  E           Power Play: 0G-0A-0PTS

Signed as a free agent by Washington, July 1, 2014.
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