Brooks Orpik didn't want to acknowledge any similarities to this series against the Islanders and last year's early playoff exit against Philadelphia.
Brooks Orpik will return from his lower-body injury Tuesday night.
Brooks Orpik (lower body) practiced Tuesday but wouldn't commit to playing in Game 4 tonight.
The Penguins miss Brooks Orpik's shutdown presence on defense.
Brooks Orpik (lower body) took to the ice for Monday's optional practice.
Brooks Orpik (lower-body injury) did not skate Friday morning nor did he play Friday night against the Islanders in Game 2 of the Penguins' Eastern Conference quarterfinal series.
Brooks Orpik (lower body) will not play Wednesday night when Pittsburgh hosts the Islanders in Game 1 of their quarterfinal series.
Brooks Orpik (lower body) skated on his own Tuesday morning and will be a game-time decision Wednesday night vs. the Islanders.
Brooks Orpik (lower body) skated before Monday's practice.
Brooks Orpik (lower body) hasn't resumed practicing yet since leaving a game last Tuesday.
Brooks Orpik (lower-body injury) is listed as day-to-day and his availability for Saturday's contest is up in the air.
Brooks Orpik won't dress Thursday due to a lower-body injury.
Brooks Orpik didn't finish Tuesday's loss to Buffalo because of a lower-body injury.
Brooks Orpik is being swayed into wearing a visor by the fact that many of the league's biggest stars already do so.