Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik delivered a somewhat questionable hit on New York Rangers winger James Sheppard in Game 2.
Brooks Orpik appears to be set to return Thursday versus the Minnesota Wild.
Brooks Orpik (lower body) practiced on Wednesday.
Brooks Orpik (lower body) skated on his own Saturday.
Brooks Orpik (lower body injury) will not be able to dress in Wednesday’s matchup with the Rangers.
Brooks Orpik (lower body) will be a game-time decision Wednesday, but he appears to be doubtful.
Brooks Orpik left Tuesday's practice due to a lower-body injury.
Washington Capitals head coach Barry Trotz describes defenseman Brooks Orpik as "a little bit hurt, but not not injured."
Brooks Orpik returned to action on Thursday January 1.
Brooks Orpik (knee) will participate in the Capitals' warmup before the Winter Classic.
Brooks Orpik (knee) didn't attend Wednesday's practice.
Brooks Orpik (knee) probably won't be available for the Winter Classic.
Brooks Orpik needed to be helped off the ice in the third period of Monday's game.
Brooks Orpik and Matt Niskanen will return to Pittsburgh for the first time since leaving the Penguins as UFA's in the off-season.