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Washington Capitals Eastern Conference Metropolitan Division
 
Brooks Orpik • #44 • D
Status:Lower body injury, injured reserve
Ht/Wt:6'3", 217 lbs.
Born:Sep 26, 1980 (38 yrs) in San Francisco, CA
Experience:15 years
Drafted:Drafted by Pittsburgh in 2000 (1/18).
Acquired:Acquired as a free agent in 2018.
Shoots:L
2018-19 Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 10 1 1 2 2 2 0 0 0 16:18 12 0.20
On Pace 72 7 7 14 14 14 0 0 0 16:18 86 0.19
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Scouting Report
Assets: Has excellent recovery speed and leadership ability. Plays a punishing brand of hockey, is good at keeping the game simple and adept at blocking shots. Can be used effectively in a shutdown role.
Flaws: Lacks offensive ability and struggles when he has to handle the puck a lot. Does not shoot the puck enough. Can get himself out of position when lining opponents up for a big hit. Takes bad penalties.
Career Potential: Veteran shutdown defenseman.
Career Honors & Awards
League Honor Description
NHL Stanley Cup 2017-18, 2008-09 (Pittsburgh)
NHL Played in the NHL YoungStars Game 2003-04
Olympic Olympic Silver Medal 2010 (USA)
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