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Brooks Orpik

  1. Former Pens Niskanen and Orpik react to Bylsma’s firing

    Dec 21, 2014, 11:15 AM EST

    Dan Bylsma

    They’re not impressed with how Bylsma and his staff were treated.

  2. Enlarged kids: Capitals adjust to Epix’s cameras

    Dec 6, 2014, 2:16 PM EST

    2014 Bridgestone NHL Winter Classic - Toronto Maple Leafs v Detroit Red Wings

    Brooks Orpik discusses dealing with “the stuff fans want to see.”

  3. Detroit holds early scouting meeting, ‘absolutely’ wants ‘two or three more right shots’

    Dec 5, 2014, 12:08 PM EST

    Colorado Avalanche v Detroit Red Wings

    “It’s an opportunity for us to talk about if a player fits, and the cost.”

  4. Welcome Dion Phaneuf to the trade rumor mill

    Nov 20, 2014, 3:24 PM EST

    TORONTO, ON - DECEMEBER 19: Dion Phaneuf #3 of the Toronto Maple Leafs waits for a faceoff against the Phoenix Coyotes during an NHL game at the Air Canada Centre on December 19, 2013 in Toronto, Ontario, Canada. The Leafs defeated the Coyotes 2-1 in an overtime shoot-out. (Photo by Claus Andersen/Getty Images)

    Are the Leafs married to mediocrity?

  5. Caps in ‘evaluation period’ with pending UFA Green, and vice versa

    Nov 13, 2014, 2:49 PM EST

    Washington Capitals v Boston Bruins

    How much can Washington afford to offer the 29-year-old d-man?

  6. Agent: Martin ‘open’ to extension talks with Pens

    Nov 11, 2014, 10:54 AM EST

    PITTSBURGH, PA - FEBRUARY 03: Paul Martin #7 of the Pittsburgh Penguins skates against the Ottawa Senators during the game at Consol Energy Center on February 3, 2014 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

    Veteran defenseman has spent the last five years in Pittsburgh.

  7. Trotz: ‘Some of the behavior has to change’

    Nov 3, 2014, 12:30 AM EST

    barrytrotzap

    Capitals drop fourth straight game.

  8. Caps enjoying success with deeper blue line

    Oct 29, 2014, 4:04 PM EST

    Washington Capitals v Boston Bruins

    Less (ice time) may mean more (points) for Mike Green.

  9. D Change: Green out, Schmidt in for Caps’ season opener

    Oct 9, 2014, 11:38 AM EST

    Mike Green

    Upper-body injury will sideline the two-time Norris nominee.

  10. Risk Factors: Washington Capitals edition

    Oct 6, 2014, 12:20 PM EST

    Barry Trotz

    Can Barry Trotz get the Caps to play with structure, discipline, and intensity?

  11. Risk Factors: Pittsburgh Penguins edition

    Oct 1, 2014, 12:35 PM EST

    Sidney Crosby

    A rookie head coach, some significant roster turnover and the annual questions in goal.

  12. Kuznetsov, Johansson and Burakovsky battling at center in Washington

    Sep 25, 2014, 9:45 AM EST

    Washington Capitals v Pittsburgh Penguins

    With top faceoff man Mikhail Grabovski auditioning for a left wing role with the Islanders, Barry Trotz is hoping one of three emerge.

  13. Orpik heard good things ‘human-being wise’ about Trotz

    Sep 19, 2014, 6:00 PM EST

    Brooks Orpik

    It’s part of the reason why the defenseman is playing for Washington.

  14. Hard-luck Hillen ‘100 percent’ after staph infection

    Sep 16, 2014, 9:22 PM EST

    hillenhelpedoffgetty

    Caps blueliner has had bad luck in the health department.

  15. Trotz wasn’t sure if he’d be ‘good fit’ for Green, is excited now

    Sep 12, 2014, 8:17 PM EST

    Ottawa Senators v Washington Capitals

    The blueliner wants to start producing like he used to.

  16. Caps re-sign Schilling to one-year, two-way deal

    Sep 9, 2014, 10:25 AM EST

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    Washington Capitals v Boston Bruins

    He’ll be in tough to find minutes in Washington this season.

  17. Report: No talks between Sens and Methot

    Sep 7, 2014, 1:59 PM EST

    Marc Methot

    Looking for a five-year deal worth $5.5 million per season.

  18. Under Pressure: Mike Johnston

    Aug 21, 2014, 11:47 AM EST

    Mike Johnston, Jim Rutherford, Rick Tocchet

    All the first-time NHL head coach has to do is get Pittsburgh to the promised land. No biggie.

  19. Looking to make the leap: Simon Despres

    Aug 21, 2014, 10:01 AM EST

    Simon Despres

    The 23-year-old defenseman may get a real shot this season.

  20. It’s Pittsburgh Penguins Day at PHT

    Aug 21, 2014, 8:00 AM EST

    Evgeni Malkin, Sidney Crosby

    The pressure is on Sid and Geno now after a summer of change.

  21. Poll: Will Washington get back into the playoffs?

    Aug 18, 2014, 2:31 PM EST

    Washington Capitals Introduce General Manager Brian MacLellan And Coach Barry Trotz

    Missed for the first time in six years last season.

  22. Under Pressure: In Washington? Take your pick

    Aug 18, 2014, 11:58 AM EST

    Washington Capitals v New Jersey Devils

    No shortage of candidates in the nation’s capital.

  23. Senators, Methot struggle to find common ground in contract talks

    Aug 9, 2014, 11:47 AM EST

    Marc Methot

    It looks like the two sides won’t agree to an extension in the near future.

  24. Ovechkin thinks very little of plus/minus

    Aug 7, 2014, 9:46 PM EST

    Alex Ovechkin

    He was minus-35 last season.

  25. Methot’s new deal with Sens ‘going to be multi-year’

    Jul 25, 2014, 11:11 AM EST

    MarcMethot

    “It’s a fairly simple one because Marc wants to be here,”

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