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Sport Orpik needed pinky reattached after Haula slash in Game 2 of Cup Final

00:00  14 june  2018
00:00  14 june  2018 Source:   thescore.com

Capitals’ Brooks Orpik breaks 220 game goal drought with a game winner

  Capitals’ Brooks Orpik breaks 220 game goal drought with a game winner Two and a half years between goals is a long time.On Wednesday night, Washington's Brooks Orpik scored his first goal since Feb. 26, 2016 midway through the second period to give the Capitals a 3-1 lead.

Final . Case in point: Brooks Orpik and his slashed -off pinky finger. The Washington Capitals rearguard Despite the gruesome nature of the injury, which he suffered on a late third-period slash from Golden Knights forward Erik Haula in Game 2 , Orpik will not require any offseason surgery.

needed upwards of 15 stitches after taking a slash from Erik Haula in Game 2 but will be ready for Game 3. Watch NHLNHL with fuboTV Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik took Knights' Erik Haula in the final seconds of Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final on Wednesday, and apparently needed stitches.

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Hockey players are tough creatures, and that toughness somehow gets ratcheted up a few notches in the playoffs. Case in point: Brooks Orpik and his slashed-off pinky finger.

The Washington Capitals rearguard addressed the media during the Caps' locker room cleanout Wednesday, divulging a bit of injury news in the process. "It probably looked a lot worse than it was," Orpik said of his injured digit, according to Tarik El-Bashir of NBC Sports.

"It was tough to look at, but the trainers did a really good job. It (finger) kind of fell off."

Despite the gruesome nature of the injury, which he suffered on a late third-period slash from Golden Knights forward Erik Haula in Game 2, Orpik will not require any offseason surgery.

Orpik was a complete workhorse for Washington all playoffs, not missing a single game while registering five points and a league-best plus-17 rating.

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