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Dmitry Orlov | Defenseman | #9

Team: Washington Capitals
Age / DOB:  (24) / 6/23/1991
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 212
Drafted: 2009 / Rd. 2 (55) / WAS
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Dmitry Orlov appears to be back in the lineup for Washington on Monday night.
He was off the ice before Mike Weber at the morning skate, so it looks like Orlov will play in Game 3 because of Brooks Orpik's suspension. May 2 - 12:48 PM

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Dmitry Orlov could draw back into the lineup for the Capitals in Game 3 with Brooks Orpik suspended.

Orpik missed 40 games with a lower-body injury during the regular season, and then he missed three games in the playoffs with an upper-body injury. The Capitals used Taylor Chorney and Dmitry Orlov as a pairing then. There’s a chance veteran Mike Weber could play, too. Orlov had eight goals and 29 points during the regular season. He has an assist in seven playoff games.
May 1 - 9:06 PM

Dmitry Orlov leads Washington's scratches in Game 2 against Pittsburgh on Saturday.

Orlov, who had one point in the seven games prior, will be joined by Mike Weber, Stanislav Galiev, and Michael Latta.
Source: Katie Brown
Apr 30 - 6:42 PM

Dmitry Orlov played a team low 5:44 in Game 1 after coach Barry Trotz benched him in the second period.

Orlov found himself on the bench after he let Nick Bonino get around him as the Pens forward set up Ben Lovejoy for the tying goal. "I didn’t like his one-on-one play in a couple situations," Trotz said. of Orlov. "One on (Phil) Kessel on the wall and obviously, one in the middle (on Lovejoy’s goal). He’s got to do a better job. Orly knows that as well. We’ll move forward from that." Orlov saw only one shift after the miscue in the second stanza and don't surprised if Orlov is in the press box for Game 2.
Apr 30 - 9:01 AM

Dmitry Orlov appears to be OK after he was hit from behind by Philadelphia's Pierre-Edouard Bellemare on Monday night.

He looked all right when he went back to the bench and he was on the ice for Tuesday's practice. Orlov seems like he will be fine to play on Wednesday night in Game 4.
Apr 19 - 12:40 PM

Dmitry Orlov had an assist in the Capitals' 4-1 victory over Nashville Friday night.

Orlov has eight goals and 27 points in 70 games this season. This has been a superb comeback campaign for the 24-year-old defenseman after he missed all of 2014-15 because of a wrist injury.
Mar 19 - 5:31 AM

Dmitry Orlov scored his seventh of the season Friday.

With the goal, Orlov has scored more this season than in his three previous years combined. The defenseman has been a fantasy asset in 2015-16 as he has 25 points in 60 games with a plus-16 rating. He makes a nice 4-5 defenseman in deeper pools.
Feb 27 - 10:48 AM

Dmitry Orlov had two assists and was a plus-four Saturday.

It was a monster fantasy night for the defenseman who now has a career high 17 assists to go with five goals and a plus-16 rating. He should be owned in deeper leagues that use at least five defensemen.
Feb 21 - 10:40 AM

Dmitry Orlov picked up his fifth goal of the season in Sunday's 3-2 win over the Flyers.

It was a sweet blast too, as Orlov displayed the skill Capitals fans have been brimming for to unveil itself. He now has 19 points on the year.
Feb 7 - 5:58 PM

Dmitry Orlov scored a goal in Washington's 7-1 victory over Ottawa on Sunday.

On the same night that Alex Ovechkin reached the 500-goal milestone, Orlov netted the 10th marker of his career. Orlov has four goals and 15 points in 42 contests in 2015-16.
Jan 11 - 6:10 AM

Dmitry Orlov registered two assists in a 7-3 victory on Sunday.

Orlov has three goals and 12 points in 32 contests in 2015-16. That's not bad compared to his past showings, especially after you factor in that he missed the 2014-15 campaign due to a wrist injury.
Mon, Dec 21, 2015 11:39:00 AM

Defenseman Dmitry Orlov produced the only goal in the Washington Capitals' 1-0 shutout of the visiting Edmonton Oilers Monday night.

It was Orlov's second goal of the season. It broke a goalless tie at 13:28 of the third period. Tom Wilson and Brooks Laich assisted, their fifth and second of the season, respectively. Washington superstar Alex Ovechkin had five shots on net and dished out a game-high seven hits.
Mon, Nov 23, 2015 10:44:00 PM

Dmitry Orlov was the magic man on his first goal of the season.

If you haven't seen yet, click on the link and then the blue dot beside his name in the scoring summary. It was the blueliner's first goal in almost two years as he missed all of last season with a broken wrist.
Source: NHL.com
Sun, Nov 22, 2015 10:02:00 AM

Dmitry Orlov is feeling more confident and comfortable on the ice after missing the entire 2014-15 season with an injured wrist.

"I think his game is starting to come around," coach Barry Trotz said. "Is he where he needs to be? No. We lost a year of development. I think he's on the right path. I don't see any rust in his game in terms of, he's caught up to the train, if you will. It's just getting him to be as good as he can be." Orlov has been skating on the third pair and he has three assists in 10 games.
Tue, Nov 3, 2015 06:19:00 PM

Dmitry Orlov will be in the Washington Capitals lineup Saturday.

The defenseman missed all of last season after undergoing wrist surgery. Taylor Chorney will be a healthy scratch while Orlov will play alongside Nate Schmidt on the third defense pairing. He has little fantasy value.
Sat, Oct 10, 2015 11:34:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Nicklas Backstrom
2Evgeny Kuznetsov
3Marcus Johansson
4Mike Richards
5Michael Latta
6Jay Beagle
LW1Alex Ovechkin
2Andre Burakovsky
3Jason Chimera
4Daniel Winnik
5Zach Sill
RW1T.J. Oshie
2Justin Williams
3Tom Wilson
4Stanislav Galiev
D1John Carlson
2Matt Niskanen
3Karl Alzner
4Brooks Orpik
5Dmitry Orlov
6Nate Schmidt
7Taylor Chorney
8Mike Weber
G1Braden Holtby
2Philipp Grubauer
3Dan Ellis