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Sport Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik said his pinkie finger 'kinda fell off' in Stanley Cup Final

19:02  14 june  2018
19:02  14 june  2018 Source:   usatoday.com

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Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik told reporters that his left pinkie finger " kinda fell off " after a slash from Erik Haula in Game 2 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Golden Knights. Orpik needed to have it stitched back on, but he didn't miss any games. The 37-year-old did say he suffered a hand

Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik lost part of his pinkie finger on a slash early in the Stanley Cup Final . He told the media on team break-up day that his pinkie finger “ kinda fell off ” after a slash at the end of Game 2 of the final series against the Vegas Golden Knights.

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Washington Capitals defenseman Brooks Orpik, one of many to play through injuries during the playoffs, knows that too well.

He told the media on team break-up day that his pinkie finger “kinda fell off” after a slash at the end of Game 2 of the final series against the Vegas Golden Knights.

Forward Erik Haula’s whack -- which was given a five-minute penalty and game misconduct -- on Orpik's hand took off the tip of his finger, and it had to be stitched back on.

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Capitals Star Brooks Orpik Finger Decapitated During Stanley Cup Finals !! 1. 6/14/2018 9:51 AM PDT. It's incredible Brooks Orpik was able to hold the Stanley Cup let alone play hockey -- 'cause the Washington Capitals defenseman straight-up said his finger "It kinda fell off ," he said .

“It probably looked worse than it was,” Orpik said. “It was tough to look at. But the trainers did a really good job. It was never something that I thought would keep me from playing.”

The 37-year-old also said he suffered another hand injury in the second game of the first round that may require surgery.

In the least-surprising news, Orpik did not miss any games. His goal in the second period of Game 2 ended up being the game-winner -- his first goal in 220 games.

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Capitals forward Nicklas Backstrom also said he fractured two bones in his finger via a slap shot he blocked in the second round. He missed four games. Teammate Andre Burakovsky suffered a broken right thumb in Round 1; he broke his left during the season and needed surgery. He played in 13 of the 24 playoff games.

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Its incredible Brooks Orpik was able to hold the Stanley Cup let alone play hockey -- cause the Washington Capitals defenseman straight-up said his finger FELL OFF during the Cup Finals !! The Caps star told reporters this week that, after getting slashed at the end of Game 2 against the Las

Orpik revealed Wednesday to reporters when Golden Knights center Erik Haula slashed him at the end of Game 2, part of his left pinky " kinda fell off ." Capitals Star Brooks Orpik Says Finger Fell Off During Stanley Cup Finals - Продолжительность: 1:51 World of showbiz 2 просмотра.

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