Brooks Orpik did not participate in the Capitals’ practice at NatsPark on Wednesday but he did twirl around at the team’s family skate after practice and remains questionable for Thursday’s Winter
Defenseman Brooks Orpik did not participate in Wednesday's Winter Classic practice and it appears a right knee injury will keep him out of Thursday’s game.
With mostly sunny skies forecast for 1 p.m.
Hershey update: 16-11-4-1, 2nd in the East Division, 6th in the Eastern Conference. Last week: 2-0-1