Brooks Orpik

Brooks Orpik #44 of the Pittsburgh Penguins skates against the New York Islanders at the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on December 3, 2013 in Uniondale, New York. The Penguins defeated the Islanders 3-2 in overtime. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/Getty Images)

Brooks Orpik: It Won’t Take Very Long for Pittsburgh to ‘Boo Me’

Prior to signing with the Capitals, Brooks Orpik says he never really envisioned playing anywhere besides Pittsburgh, but now that he’s in D.C., he’s noticed there’s “a lot of similarities to our group in Pittsburgh.”

07/02/2014

Brooks Orpik #44 of the Pittsburgh Penguins plays his 700th NHL game in second period action in an NHL game against the Winnipeg Jets at the MTS Centre on April 3, 2014 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Marianne Helm/Getty Images)

Capitals Sign Defenseman Brooks Orpik to 5-year, $27.5 Million Deal

The Washington Capitals have signed 33-year-old longtime Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik to a five-year, $27.5 million contract Tuesday afternoon, the team announced a short time ago.

07/01/2014

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Isles Coach Jack Capuano: ‘We Need All 20 Guys Going, And We Didn’t Have All 20’

“I thought some guys worked hard and played a good game,” Islanders coach Jack Capuano said. “Again, with our club we need all 20 guys going, and we didn’t have all 20.”

05/02/2013

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