Tag Archives: Brooks Orpik
Rocky Mountain Way: Reviewing The Mutually Beneficial Colorado-Washington Trade Pipeline
After the Washington Capitals traded center Lars Eller to the Colorado Avalanche for a 2025 second-round pick this week, many were pleasantly surprised by the return that Eller fetched, considering the 33-year-old has seen his production decline over the last … Continue reading
Former Capitals Defenseman Brooks Orpik On Alex Ovechkin: “Every Time You Doubt Him…He Just Kind Of Turns It Up Another Gear”
Bruce Bennett/Getty Images Brooks Orpik played 15 full seasons as an NHL defenseman, the last five of which came as a member and alternate captain of the Washington Capitals. On a recent appearance the That’s Hockey Talk podcast, the former … Continue reading
Our Wish List Of Candidates To Fill The Capitals Vacant Assistant Coaching Position
Washington Capitals general manager Brian MacLellan stated in his media availability earlier this week that the Capitals were close to naming a replacement for assistant coach Scott Arniel, who departed for Winnipeg earlier this off-season. MacLellan said they had narrowed their list … Continue reading
Images From Washington Capitals 2022 Development Camp Scrimmage At Capital One Arena
And just like that, the Washington Capitals 2022 Development Camp is in the books. The week featured the usual player instruction, personal training and team activities, culminating with an intra-squad scrimmage played Friday night at Capital One Arena. Team Red would … Continue reading
“I Think Carly Makes Everything Look So Easy, He’s So Efficient”: Brooks Orpik Touts John Carlson, Talks Career with Penguins and Capitals
The Washington Capitals’ run to the 2018 Stanley Cup championship was bolstered by a veteran core that featured a defensive unit that proved steady en route to the team’s first championship. Among the core pieces was Brooks Orpik, who was … Continue reading
Former Capitals’ Defenseman Orpik Graduates From Boston College
Photo: @BC_MHockey Former Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik graduated from Boston College earlier this week.
A Review Of Common Strategies For Dodging The NHL’s Salary Cap
Photo: NHL Since the salary cap was implemented as part of the NHL Collective Bargaining Agreement prior to the 2005-06 season, teams have taken advantage of loopholes to jettison a player who seemed overpaid relative to their perceived value. Many … Continue reading
Brooks Orpik Named To Boston College Athletic Hall Of Fame Class Of 2021
Former Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik has been selected to the Boston College Varsity Club Athletic Hall of Fame for the fall of 2021.
Scoring GM Brian MacLellan’s Moves Since The Capitals Won The Stanley Cup In 2018
Photo: @Capitals The Washington Capitals 2019-20 roster saw significant changeover during the last offeseason. Changes included a new coaching staff, tweaks to the bottom-six forward group as well a substantial overhaul of the Capitals’ defense.
Is Brooks Orpik The Guy to Replace Reid Cashman?
The Capitals announced earlier this week that assistant coach Reid Cashman will be leaving at the end of the season to become the head coach at Dartmouth. To many, the move sounded like a mutually agreed-upon conclusion to Cashman’s time … Continue reading