Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Coach Dan Bylsma might really like what he finds under the Christmas tree. The Penguins – off for three days because of the NHL's Christmas break that starts Tuesday – could welcome back two regulars to their lineup for a game at Carolina on Friday night. Defenseman Brooks Orpik (concussion)..." December 23
Orpik says he could return in Raleigh Friday. Scuderi still must get good test results Thursday before he can think about playing.
TSN.ca "Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton has been suspended 15 games for his actions against the Pittsburgh Penguins last Saturday. Thornton had an in-person hearing with league officials on Friday. Midway through the first period, Thornton confronted Orpik in a scrum, pulling him down and..." December 14
Pittsburgh Tribune Review "Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik skated with other injured teammates on Friday morning at Consol Energy Center. Six days earlier, Orpik was the victim of an attack from Boston's Shawn Thornton, who will receive a punishment from the NHL at a hearing today. The Penguins have confirmed that..." December 13
CBSSports.com "Brooks Orpik was knocked unconscious when he took three gloved, undefended punches from Bruins enforcer Shawn Thornton Saturday night. Orpik doesn't remember leaving the ice on a stretcher. He doesn't remember hitting Loui Eriksson. According to Penguins general manager Ray Shero, the last thing..." December 10
Penguins recall D Brian Dumoulin from Wilkes-Barre and place Orpik on injured-reserve.
Brooks Orpik placed on injured reserve with a concussion by the Pittsburgh Penguins on Monday. That'll be a factor in Thornton's sentencing
CBSSports.com "Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik left Saturday night's contest against the Boston Bruins on a stretcher. He was injured after a confrontation with Bruins forward Shawn Thornton in a scrum after Brad Marchand appeared injured after a bad hit from James Neal. The game had been chippy..." December 07
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "The Penguins with a lineup close to what they might use when the season opens dominated a watered-down Detroit lineup in a 5-1 preseason win Wednesday night at Joe Louis Arena. They finished their preseason schedule 3-2-1. Chris Kunitz had two goals for the Penguins. Jussi Jokinen Craig..." September 26
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Within a few weeks of their loss to Boston in the Eastern Conference final earlier this year the Penguins signed forwards Evgeni Malkin and Chris Kunitz and defenseman Kris Letang to contract extensions a year before their current deals expire. Another seemingly logical player for such..." September 17
Warm-up just started at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum. RW James Neal, D Brooks Orpik out there for #Pens and expected to suit up
#Pens coach Bylsma: Orpik and Vitale (lower body) still day to day. No timetable on Crosby. Martin and Neal will play Saturday vs. Carolina
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Last week, after a scary incident in which New York Rangers defenseman Marc Staal was hit near his right eye with a puck, Penguins veteran defenseman Brooks Orpik said he was strongly leaning toward adding a protective visor to his helmet. This week, Orpik followed through. Orpik added one..." March 14