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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 Missed four games due to injury (3/11-3/16) ... Tallied an assist at CBJ (3/3) ... 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) ... 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

It is really special. I had a lot of friends and family here tonight, and for my first [NHL] game in here it was great. I played here as an elementary-school player in the city championships and this was my first time back. It was a lot of fun.

— Toronto native Brandon Pirri after scoring 2 goals for Panthers in win at Maple Leafs on Thursday
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