Richard Brooks Orpik is one of the noticeable players in the world of Ice hockey. He is renowned player and played professionally for his team. He is an American professional ice hockey defenseman and an alternate captain for the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL). He was born on September 26, 1980 in San Francisco, California. He is American by his nationality and his ethnicity is white. His zodiac sign is Libra. He was born to Rick Orpik (Father) and Elizabeth Orpik (Mother). He had a younger brother named Andrew Orpik who is also professional Ice hockey player.
Talking about his earlier career and professional achievements, Brooks developed in Amherst, New York. He first enrolled to the Nichols School in Buffalo and then to the Thayer Academy in Braintree, Massachusetts. He played for three seasons and won the Hockey East post-season championship in 1999 and 2001, as well as the NCAA Men’s Ice Hockey Championship. After his strong game play he was drafted by the Pittsburgh Penguins of the 2000 NHL entry draft. Brooks commenced his professional Ice Hockey Career with the Wilkes Barre/Scranton Penguins of the American Hockey league (AHL) during the 2001-02 seasons. He made his NHL debut in 2002-03 seasons and earned the name as the Penguins Defensive Player of the year for three times. In 2009, Orpik was summoned to the USA Hockey orientation Camp, from August 17 to 19, in preparation for the 2010 Winter Olympics in Vancouver. He was ultimately selected to Team USA for the Olympic squad, which finished with a silver medal.
Taking a quick glance at Brooks personal biography, his personal life is perfect for him. A tall and handsome Richard Brooks Orpik married to beautiful women Erin Lilly in 2012. They do not have children yet but they are planning to have first one. They are living happily together. There is no any issue or rumors between the lovely couples. Brooks is loyal and dedicated husband and he hasn’t any extra martial affairs with other celebrities. This couple describes two words i.e. true leaders. They both help each other to have a good health. During off season they moved to organic farm 20 miles south of Boston, called Holy Hill Farm. The couple eats fresh produce eggs and meat and takes their health and Brooks Orpik’s training seriously. It appears they love each other very much.
It does not seem Brooks is interest into social work. He has not been implicated in charity and social contribution so far.
A tall and handsome Richard Brooks Orpik has a standing height of 6 feet and 2 inches. His weight is around 99 kg. His supporter and admirer follow him on social networking sites. His current salary is $ 4.5 million. As of now, his net worth is estimated at $ 5.4 million.