|Born||September 26, 1980
San Francisco, CA, USA
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||219 lb (99 kg; 15 st 9 lb)|
|NHL team||Pittsburgh Penguins|
|NHL Draft||18th overall, 2000
Brooks Orpik (born September 26, 1980 in San Francisco, California) is an NHL ice hockey defenceman for the Pittsburgh Penguins. He was picked by the Penguins with the eighteenth overall pick in the 2000 NHL Entry Draft.
He is named after hockey great, Herb Brooks who was the coach of the United States hockey team the won the Miracle on Ice game. Orpik played ice hockey at Boston College for the NCAA. Orpik won the Stanley Cup with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 2009. Orpik won the silver medal at the 2010 Vancouver Winter Olympics.
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