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Pittsburgh Penguins defeat Chicago Blackhawks 4-1

Pittsburgh Penguins defeat Chicago Blackhawks 4-1

Sidney Crosby had two goals and Marc-Andre Fleury stopped 25 shots to help the Pittsburgh Penguins to a 4-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks.
NHL: Philadelphia 4, Pittsburgh 3

NHL: Philadelphia 4, Pittsburgh 3

The Penguins may be missing four regulars, but they're still leading the Metropolitan Division by a healthy margin.

Ryan Miller, Patrick Kane among U.S. Olympic hockey picks

ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 1 (UPI) -- Goalie Ryan Miller, MVP of the 2010 silver medalists, and high-scoring Patrick Kane were among those selected to the U.S. men's Olympic hockey team Wednesday.
NHL upholds 15-game suspend handed to Thornton

NHL upholds 15-game suspend handed to Thornton

NEW YORK, Dec. 24 (UPI) -- NHL Commissioner Gary Bettman Tuesday upheld a 15-game suspension for Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton for a Dec. 7 fight.

Bruins' Shawn Thornton hit with 15-game suspension

NEW YORK, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Boston Bruins forward Shawn Thornton will be suspended 15 games for an incident involving Pittsburgh's Brooks Orpik, the NHL said Saturday.

Penguins' Brooks Orpik put on injured reserve with concussion

PITTSBURGH, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik was put on the injured reserve list Monday after sustaining a concussion, the team announced.
Penguins' James Neal suspended five games

Penguins' James Neal suspended five games

NEW YORK, Dec. 9 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh Penguins forward James Neal has been suspended by the NHL for five games for a weekend incident in which he kneed a Boston player.

Bruins' Chris Kelly has broken leg, out 4-to-6 weeks

BOSTON, Dec. 8 (UPI) -- Boston Bruins forward Chris Kelly sustained a broken leg on a slash delivered by Pittsburgh and will be out 4-to-6 weeks, the team said Sunday.

NHL: Boston 3, Pittsburgh 2

BOSTON, Dec. 7 (UPI) -- David Krejci and Zdeno Chara each scored late in the third period Saturday, rallying the Boston Bruins over Pittsburgh 3-2.

NHL: Pittsburgh 4, New York Islanders 3 (OT)

PITTSBURGH, May 11 (UPI) -- Brooks Orpik scored 7:49 into overtime Saturday, sending the Pittsburgh Penguins over the New York Islanders 4-3 for a first-round series victory.

NHL: Pittsburgh 2, New York Islanders 0

PITTSBURGH, March 30 (UPI) -- Tomas Vokoun logged a second straight shutout Saturday and Pittsburgh completed an NHL-record undefeated March with a 2-0 win over the New York Islanders.

NHL: Philadelphia 4, Pittsburgh 3 (OT)

PITTSBURGH, April 11 (UPI) -- Jakub Voracek ended a big comeback Wednesday by scoring 2:23 into overtime and lifting Philadelphia to a 4-3 win over Pittsburgh in the NHL's playoff opener.

NHL: Pittsburgh 5, New York Islanders 0

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 21 (UPI) -- Sidney Crosby celebrated his return to the lineup with a pair of goals and two assists Monday, boosting Pittsburgh to a 5-0 win over the New York Islanders.

NHL: Pittsburgh 6, Colorado 3

PITTSBURGH, Nov. 15 (UPI) -- Evgeni Malkin scored the go-ahead goal for Pittsburgh Tuesday and the Penguins used five unanswered scores to blow past Colorado 6-3.

NHL: Pittsburgh 3, Montreal 2

MONTREAL, Dec. 11 (UPI) -- Pascal Dupuis put Pittsburgh in front with 6:39 remaining in the third period Thursday and the Penguins went on to down Montreal 3-2.
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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)
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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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