Metropolitan Division RANK: 4
Record: 14-7-3 NHL rank: 8

Brooks Orpik

#44 • D
  • Status: On roster
  • Height: 6'2
  • Weight: 221 lbs.
  • Shoots: L
  • Experience: 13 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 24 0 6 6 8 6 0 0 0 16:55 26 0.25
On Pace 82 0 21 21 27 21 0 0 0 16:55 89 0.26
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. Doesn't shoot the puck enough. Can get himself out of position when lining opponents up for a big hit. Takes a few 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)