Originally written on Sports Injury Alert  |  Last updated 2/20/15
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The Pittsburgh Penguins finished the series against the Columbus Blue Jackets without defenseman Brooks Orpik and they also started the second round of the series, against the New York Rangers, without him.Brooks Orpik missed the past three games with an undisclosed injury. He was He has not skated with the team up until Saturday morning, when the Pens held an optional skate. Orpik joined his teammates and completed the full optional practice.There is no word on if Orpik is ready to return but it is a good sign to see him back on the ice practicing with his teammates.Defenseman Brooks Orpik is on the ice for optional practice at Southpointe. He's missed last 3 games with undisclosed injury #Pens— Pittsburgh Penguins (@penguins) May 3, 2014 Brooks Orpik. #Pens pic.twitter.com/G75KbIbLx6— Wes Crosby (@OtherNHLCrosby) May 3, 2014 In the first 3 games during the first round of the series Orpik played 4 games, had 1 goal and 1 assist. He also logged around 20 minutes of ice time per ...
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