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“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

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Former Capitals’ Defenseman Orpik Graduates From Boston College

Photo: @BC_MHockey Former Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik graduated from Boston College earlier this week.

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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

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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.

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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.

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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

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Capitals Players & Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic Host “Wish Upon A Par” Event (PHOTOS)

On Sunday, Washington Capitals fans had the exclusive opportunity to attend the “Wish Upon A Par” event, hosted by Brooks and Erin Orpik, Tom Wilson, and Make-A-Wish Mid-Atlantic. NoVa Caps’ photojournalist Joe Noyes was on hand capturing the action this … Continue reading

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Top Capitals Hits Of The Decade

Photo: Flickr This past decade was one that Washington Capitals fans will remember for the rest of their lives with nine Stanley Cup Playoff appearances, three Presidents’ Trophies, and one Stanley Cup under their belt. In the closing hours of … Continue reading

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“Wish Upon A Par” Event, Hosted By Brooks Orpik, Tom Wilson, Set For Sunday, January 12, 2020 | 2:00-7:00 PM

Are you a huge Caps fan? Enjoy all the fun, games and food available at Topgolf locations? Don’t miss the ultimate chance to experience the best of both worlds, all while helping to grant wishes for local children with critical … Continue reading

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The Washington Capitals and Defensive Woes: Is This Becoming a New Problem For the Club?

Is the Capitals blueline still a strength of the club? Continue reading

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