Orpik has announced his retirement from the NHL.
Orpik enjoyed a 15-year career, playing 10 seasons with the Penguins and the last five with the Capitals. The 38-year-old defenseman wraps up his career with 194 points (18G / 176A) in 1,035 games. Orpik is a two-time Stanley Cup Champion and Olympic Silver Medalist.
Orpik will draw back into the Capitals lineup on Wednesday.
Orpik (knee) will be back in the Capitals lineup on Monday afternoon.
Tyler Lewington was sent back to the AHL on Monday morning, confirming that Orpik will be back in the Capitals lineup vs. the Predators. Orpik will start on the third pairing with Madison Bowey.
Orpik (knee) will be a game-time decision on Monday.
Orpik has been out since October 27th with a knee injury but could be back in the lineup on Monday afternoon. Orpik would likely replace Tyler Lewington on the third pairing.
Orpik will miss 4-to-6 weeks after undergoing surgery on his right knee.
Orpik has missed the entire month of November (10 games) and will miss at least one more month. Orpik will be re-evaluated in mid-to-late December, but could be sidelined until early-January.
The Capitals have placed Brooks Orpik (lower-body) on LTIR.
Orpik has missed the last four games but his movement to IR provides the Capitals with some cap relief and means that he will miss at least 10 more games. The Capitals have recalled Aaron Ness to serve as the seventh defenseman.
Orpik (lower-body) will miss his fourth straight game on Tuesday.
Orpik is not on the ice for Wednesday’s morning skate and will not play vs. the Penguins. Orpik has not practiced since Saturday, so Madison Bowey will remain on the Capitals third pairing tonight.
Orpik (lower-body) remains day-to-day; not expected to play on Monday.
The Capitals returned Aaron Ness to the AHL on Sunday, suggesting that Orpik would be available for Monday’s game. However, Orpik is not on the ice for the Capitals morning skate, so Madison Bowey will remain on the third pairing.
Orpik will not play Saturday vs. the Stars.
Orpik remains day-to-day with a lower-body injury, so Madison Bowey will remain in the Capitals lineup.
Source: JJ Regan 11/3/18, 11:53 am EST
Orpik missed Tuesday’s practice and is day-to-day with a lower-body injury.
Orpik was not on the ice for Tuesday’s practice, making him questionable for Thursday’s game in Montreal. Christian Djoos skated on the Capitals third pair with Orpik out.
The Capitals signed Brooks Orpik to a one-year, $1M contract.
The Avalanche have officially bought out the final year of Brooks Orpik’s contract.
Orpik was acquired from Washington with Philipp Grubauer but the Avalanche were unable to flip him so they’ve bought him out. Orpik had one year left with a $5.5M cap-hit. The veteran defenseman becomes an unrestricted free agent on July 1st.
The Avalanche have acquired Brooks Orpik and Philipp Grubauer from the Capitals for the No.47 overall pick.
Orpik has one year left on his contract that carries a $5.5M cap-hit. The Capitals wanted to get rid of his contract in order to re-sign John Carlson. The Avalanche will reportedly try to move Orpik and if they can’t they plan on buying out the 37-year-old defenseman.
Source: @Capitals 06/22/18, 7:34 pm EST
Orpik (lower-body) is on the ice for warmups; expected to return to the Capitals lineup.
Source: JJ Regan 03/20/18, 6:31 pm EST
Orpik (lower-body) will not play on Sunday; listed as day-to-day.
Orpik (upper-body) will be a game-time decision on Saturday.
Orpik is dealing with an upper-body injury but he took part in the Capitals morning skate so it looks like he will be in the lineup. Even if he plays he doesn’t carry a lot of fantasy value given that he has just five assists in 33 games this season.
Orpik is day-to-day with an upper-body injury.
Orpik missed Friday’s practice and the Capitals announced that he is day-to-day with an upper-body injury, making him questionable for Saturday’s game vs. the Ducks.
Orpik (lower-body) is expected to return to the Capitals lineup on Thursday.
Source: JJ Regan 03/2/17, 6:43 am EST
Orpik (lower-body) will not play on Saturday.
Orpik missed Friday’s game after being listed as a game-time decision because of a lower-body injury that he suffered on Wednesday. With Orpik out for a second straight game, Aaron Ness will remain in the lineup in Nashville.