Former Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik has been hired as an assistant coach for the Boston College Eagles. Orpik, a two-time Stanley Cup champion, played for Boston College from 1998 through 2001 and won an NCAA title during his final year with the team. Orpik’s family lives near Boston.
According to the Capitals, the 40-year-old will also continue his role in the Capitals’ Player Development Department, where he works with defensive prospects playing for the Hershey Bears.
“Brooks is still with our organization in the same role,” a Capitals spokesman said. “Helping out with BC. Not full time.”