NHL: Pittsburgh 5, N.Y. Islanders 3

UNIONDALE, N.Y., Nov. 26 (UPI) -- The Pittsburgh Penguins erupted for four goals in the third period Wednesday in a come-from-behind 5-3 win against the New York Islanders.

NHL: Pittsburgh 3, Philadelphia 2 (OT)

PITTSBURGH, Oct. 14 (UPI) -- Pascal Dupuis scored with 10.8 seconds remaining in overtime Tuesday to give the Pittsburgh Penguins a 3-2 victory over the Philadelphia Flyers.

NHL: Pittsburgh 5, New Jersey 0

NEWARK, N.J., Nov. 5 (UPI) -- Dany Sabourin made 20 saves Monday while posting the first shutout of his career as the Pittsburgh Penguins beat the New Jersey Devils 5-0.

Injured Cole returns for Carolina

EDMONTON, Alberta, June 17 (UPI) -- Carolina Hurricanes left wing Erik Cole, not expected to play again this season, returned Saturday for Game Six of the Stanley Cup Finals against Edmonton.

NHL: New Jersey 6, Pittsburgh 4

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J., April 6 (UPI) -- In a big effort, Patrick Elias had a hat trick and added two assists Wednesday night as New Jerset beat Pittsburgh, 6-4.

NHL: Carolina 7, Pittsburgh 5

PITTSBURGH, March 4 (UPI) -- Erik Cole had two goals before leaving the game with an injury and Eric Staal added a goal and three assists Saturday as Carolina beat Pittsburgh, 7-5.

NHL: Boston 6, Pittsburgh 3

BOSTON, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Joe Thornton scored two goals Saturday night to help the Boston Bruins beat Pittsburgh, 6-3.

NHL: Nashville 9, Pittsburgh 4

PITTSBURGH, March 4 (UPI) -- Marek Zidlicky scored just 55 seconds into the game to trigger a four-goal first period Thursday night as Nashville crushed Pittsburgh, 9-4.

NHL: Colorado 5, Pittsburgh 3

PITTSBURGH, Jan. 24 (UPI) -- Peter Forsberg scored twice and set up another goal Saturday as Colorado continued its month-long tear with a 5-3 victory over Pittsburgh.

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Craig Patrick fires brother

PITTSBURGH, May 2 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh Penguins General Manager Craig Patrick Friday fired brother Glenn, the coach of the team's American Hockey League affiliate in Wilkes-Barre/Scranton.
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Brooks Orpik
Pittsburgh Penguins defensman Brooks Orpik (44) slams Washington Capitals center Brooks Laich (21) into the boards in the first period on March 27, 2007 at Verizon Center in Washington, D.C. (UPI Photo/ Mark Goldman)

Richard Brooks Orpik (born September 26, 1980) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing for the Pittsburgh Penguins of the National Hockey League (NHL). His brother, Andrew, was drafted by the Buffalo Sabres organization and is currently in the Phoenix Coyotes organization.

Orpik attended the Nichols School in Buffalo, NY and Thayer Academy in Braintree, Massachusetts. He played three seasons for Boston College, winning the Hockey East post-season championship in 1999 and 2001, and the NCAA Men's Ice Hockey Championship in 2001.

He was the first round pick of the Pittsburgh Penguins, 18th overall, in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft.

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It uses material from the Wikipedia article "Brooks Orpik."
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