Metropolitan Division RANK: 5
Record: 12-10-2 NHL rank: 14
Brooks Orpik#44 • D
- Status: On roster
- Height: 6'3
- Weight: 219 lbs.
- Shoots: L
- Experience: 14 years
- Birthdate: Sep 26, 1980
- Birthplace: San Francisco, CA
- Drafted: Drafted by Pittsburgh in 2000 (1/18).
- Acquired: Acquired as a free agent in 2014.
2017-18 Season Stats
|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.|
|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.|
|Veteran shutdown defenseman.|
Career Honors & Awards
|NHL||Stanley Cup||2008-09 (Pittsburgh)|
|NHL||Played in the NHL YoungStars Game||2003-04|
|Olympic||Olympic Silver Medal||2010 (USA)|