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Capitals' Orpik suspended three games

Washington defenseman disciplined for interference against Pittsburgh defenseman Olli Maatta

by NHL Player Safety @NHLPlayerSafety / NHL.com

Brooks Orpik suspended 3 games

Orpik suspended 3 games for interference

5/1/16: Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik has been suspended 3 games for interference against Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta

  • 02:27 •

NEW YORK - Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik has been suspended for three games for interference against Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Olli Maatta during Game 2 of the teams' Second Round series in Washington on Saturday, April 30, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.

The incident occurred at 4:13 of the first period. Orpik was assessed a minor penalty for interference.

For a full explanation of the decision, complete with video, please click on the following link: https://www.nhl.com/video/t-277440360/c-43811603

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