Metropolitan Division RANK: 1
Record: 55-19-8 NHL rank: 1

Brooks Orpik

#44 • D
  • Status: Off season
  • 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.
2016-17 Season Stats
GP G A Pts +/- PIM PPG SHG GWG TOI S PtsPG
YTD 79 0 14 14 32 48 0 0 0 17:47 93 0.18
Playoffs 13 0 2 2 -7 11 0 0 0 15:55 15 0.15
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 2008-09 (Pittsburgh)
NHL Played in the NHL YoungStars Game 2003-04
Olympic Olympic Silver Medal 2010 (USA)