NHL.com "Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik will not play against the Colorado Avalanche at Verizon Center on Saturday. Orpik sustained a lower-body injury Nov. 12 against the Philadelphia Flyers and has missed five consecutive games, but coach Barry Trotz cautions that Orpik’s ailment is not..." November 21
Washington Post "Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik took just one shift in the second period before leaving Tuesday’s loss to the Red Wings with what the team announced as a lower-body injury. Capitals Coach Barry Trotz said Orpik would be evaluated on Wednesday, but he didn’t have an update beyond..." November 11
The Score "Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik sustained a lower-body injury during Tuesday's game against the Detroit Red Wings and will not return, the club announced. Orpik will be re-evaluated Wednesday." November 10
Brooks Orpik (wrist) says he's restricted from shooting.Hopeful of getting a preseason game or two. #CapitalsTalk
Pro Hockey Talk "When Brooks Orpik underwent wrist surgery in July, the expectation was that he’d be ready in time for the Caps’ regular season opener on Oct. 10; however, it seems as though the defenseman is ahead of schedule. Speaking to Alex Prewitt of The Washington Post, Barry Trotz said the veteran blue..." September 14
NHL.com "Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik had surgery on his wrist Tuesday. "Based on the nature of this procedure, we anticipate Brooks returning to full hockey activities in time for the Capitals' regular-season opener," the Capitals said in a statement. "Brooks will resume full workout..." July 29
Washington Post "Defenseman Brooks Orpik appears poised to return from a lower-body injury that had sidelined him for four straight games, skating on the Washington Capitals’ top pairing beside John Carlson at their morning workout before facing the Minnesota Wild. “I feel good,” Orpik said. “We’ll see. I felt..." March 19
No Brooks Orpik (lower body). He'll miss his first game of the season tonight.
CSN Washington "It seems hard to believe that the Capitals are nearly halfway through the 2014-15 season and are facing the Metropolitan Division rival Philadelphia Flyers for the first time tonight [6:30 p.m. pregame, CSN]. Tonight will mark Caps defenseman Brook Orpik’s first game against the Flyers in a..." January 08
Pro Hockey Talk "Brooks Orpik has never been a guy to bite his tongue and when it came to looking back on his time with the Pittsburgh Penguins he didn’t hold back. Orpik spoke with Pittsburgh radio host Joe Starkey about growing up in the Penguins organization and playing for some really bad and really good..." July 03
Pro Hockey Talk "The Pittsburgh Penguins might have another key member of their defense out for Game 6 against the New York Rangers. Defensemen Brooks Orpik and Olli Maatta did not take part in the team’s morning skate. Orpik has played in just one game in the series, but Maatta has been a steady producer on..." May 11
NHL.com "Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik did not play after the first period against the New York Rangers in Game 4 of the Eastern Conference Second Round series at Madison Square Garden on Wednesday. Pittsburgh won 4-2 and leads the best-of-7 series 3-1 with Game 5 on Friday at Consol..." May 08
Kunitz and Orpik won't play for the Penguins today. Bylsma says they are day-to-day. Both sat out game in Denver Sunday.
Pittsburgh Post-Gazette "Brooks Orpik has pulled on a Penguins sweater for 701 regular-season games since breaking into the NHL in 2002. Only four men — Mario Lemieux, Jaromir Jagr, Jean Pronovost and Rick Kehoe — have done that more. All rank among the most-celebrated figures in franchise history, even though Lemieux..." April 08
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 "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
CBS Sports "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
CBS Sports "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