Brooks Orpik returns for Penguins
PITTSBURGH -- Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik will make his season debut Thursday night against Montreal.
The 31-year-old Orpik is coming off abdominal surgery in July; the injury had limited his effectiveness in the team's first-round playoff loss to Tampa Bay. Orpik had one goal and 12 assists in 63 games last year with a plus-12.
Sidney Crosby remains sidelined as he continues to come back from post-concussion symptoms.
Crosby last week was cleared for contact ...
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