Brooks Orpik News Archive
Orpik has a concussion and is dealing with memory loss and headaches as well as soreness in his neck and back.
Orpik (head) has been placed on injured reserve, NHL.com's Dan Rosen reports.
Orpik (head) will not play Monday against the Blue Jackets, Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch reports.
Pens coach Dan Bylsma believes Orpik likely suffered a concussion Saturday night in Boston. "I think he was out on the ice for a period of time, so I think that means he's got a concussion, for sure," Bylsma said.
Updating an earlier report, Orpik (head) was released from Massachusetts General Hospital Saturday night and will travel with his team, reports CBC's Hockey Night in Canada. He had been stretchered off the ice earlier Saturday night after taking a punch to the head.
Orpik (head) was taken to Massachusetts General Hospital after suffering a head injury following a punch to the head in Saturday's game. He is alert and conscious, according to the Penguins' Twitter feed.
Orpik was removed from Saturday's game on a stretcher following a punch to the head from the Bruins' Shawn Thornton, Fluto Shinzawa of the Boston Globe reports.