Pittsburgh Penguins defenseman Brooks Orpik — who’s been sidelined since suffering a lower-body injury April 23rd –Â was reported to have skated on his own before the team practiced Tuesday morning.
Due to the unknown severity of the injury, Orpik is still considered to be day-to-day and has no timetable for return. Â Which also means he’ll be a game-time decision for tomorrow’s series opener.
Chances are he’ll be ready to go for the first game — even though the Pens continue to claim he is questionable.
Orpik has played in 46 contests for Pittsburgh this year, registering eight assists and skating to a plus-17.