East Amherst, NY
Thayer (MA) Academy
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6-3 / 215
ANDREW JAMES ORPIK; born March 12, 1986 ... shoots right ... attended Williamsville North (N.Y.) High School, before spending the 2003-04 and 2004-05 seasons at Thayer Academy.
AS A SENIOR (2008-09): Played in 36 games ... shared the John "Snooks" Kelley Memorial Award with Tim Filangieri as the players who best typify Boston College hockey ... registered 17 points - five goals and 12 assists; recorded 11 points - two goals and nine assists - in 26 Hockey East games ... scored one game-winning goal ... enjoyed three multiple-point performance performances, including one multiple-goal outing ... scored twice in the team's 5-1 home victory over Harvard (11/28) ... tallied two assists twice; notched a pair of assists in a 5-3 home win over Bowling Green (10/17) and assisted on each of two goals scored by Kyle Kucharski in a 3-3 tie at Vermont (1/9) ... netted the game-winning goal - an unassisted score - at 16:25 of the third period in the team's 3-2 home win over the Catamounts (10/24) ... netted one goal in victories at Providence (2/28) and at New Hampshire (3/13).
AS A JUNIOR (2007-08): Played in 41 games, including 24 Hockey East contests; missed three games (2/29 - 3/7) because of a shoulder injury ... registered 13 points - seven goals and six assists; recorded 10 points - five goals and five assists - in league action ... notched one power-play goal ... scored the first of BC's six goals - at 7:08 of the opening period - of a 6-1 win over North Dakota (4/10) in the NCAA Tournament's Frozen Four semifinal in Denver, Colo. ... netted the team's fifth goal - at 10:22 of the third period - in a 6-5 overtime victory over Harvard (2/11) in the Beanpot championship game ... scored one goal in each of five league contests ... notched his first goal of the season at New Hampshire (11/10) ... scored a power-play goal - the team's fifth goal of the game - in a 6-2 home win over Boston University (11/30) ... assisted on Brian Gibbons' man-advantage tally in BC's 4-0 victory over Vermont (3/22) in the Hockey East Tournament title game.
AS A SOPHOMORE (2006-07): Played in 38 games, including 23 Hockey East contests ... registered nine points - three goals and six assists; recorded six points - one goal and five assists - in league action ... scored one power-play goal and one game-winning goal ... enjoyed one multiple-assist game ... tallied two assists at Providence (10/31) ... scored a third-period goal in a 5-2 season-opening home win over Northeastern (10/10) ... netted the decisive score in a 4-1 win at Wisconsin (10/28) ... scored the team's third goal - at 3:34 of the final frame - in a 4-1 first-round victory over St. Lawrence in the NCAA Tournament in Manchester, N.H. (3/24) ... assisted on game-winning goals in each of two wins over Providence; assisted on Kyle Kucharski's decisive goal - his first collegiate score - in a 3-1 home win (1/7) and tallied an assist on Matt Price's gamewinner in the team's 2-1 road win (2/9).
AS A FRESHMAN (2005-06): Played in 40 games, including 26 Hockey East contests ... registered eight points - three goals and five assists; recorded four points - two goals and two assists - in league action ... recorded one power-play goal ... enjoyed one multiple-point game ... tallied two assists in his collegiate debut at Bowling Green (10/15); notched his first collegiate point with an assist on Pat Gannon's first-period goal, then assisted on Joe Adams' decisive goal in the final frame ... netted his first collegiate goal at 15:32 of the opening period in a 7-0 win at Massachusetts (12/9) ... recorded a power-play goal in a 3-3 tie against Ferris State (12/30) in the first round of the Denver Cup ... assisted on Brett Motherwell's first-period goal in a 6-5 victory over North Dakota (4/6) in the NCAA Tournament's semifinal round.
BEFORE BC: Registered 20 points during his senior season at Thayer Academy; played both forward and defense ... helped the Tigers capture the 2004 Independent School League title ... played for head coach Larry Rooney ... also played for the school's golf team.
PERSONAL: Played in 155 career games ... earned a bachelor's degree in marketing from the Carroll School of Management in May 2009 ... is the 2008-09 recipient of the Martin Family Hockey Scholarship ... was selected by the Buffalo Sabres in the seventh round (227th overall) of the 2005 NHL Entry Draft ... was born in San Francisco, Calif. ... Andrew and his older brother Brooks are the sons of Elizabeth and Richard Orpik; Brooks, who played on the BC hockey team from 1998-01, now plays for the Pittsburgh Penguins.
ORPIK'S CAREER STATISTICS
YEAR CL GP G A PTS PEN PPG SHG HT GW
2005-06 Fr. 40 3 5 8 16/32 1 0 0 0
2006-07 So. 38 3 6 9 11/22 1 0 0 1
2007-08 Jr. 41 7 6 13 23/57 1 0 0 0
2008-09 Sr. 36 5 12 17 13/26 0 0 0 1
CAREER 155 18 29 47 63/137 3 0 0 2