According to a source, the Capitals are optimistic that an agreement will be reached with Dmitry Orlov before training camp opens.
Dmitry Orlov is expected to agree to a bridge deal with a one- or two-year term.
Washington gave Dmitry Orlov a qualifying offer on Monday.
The Washington Capitals were thrilled with the progression of Dmitry Orlov this past season.
Dmitry Orlov contributed two assists in a 3-0 victory against Norway on Monday during round robin action at the World Championship.
Dmitry Orlov will join Team Russia in the 2016 World Championships.
Dmitry Orlov appears to be back in the lineup for Washington on Monday night.
Dmitry Orlov could draw back into the lineup for the Capitals in Game 3 with Brooks Orpik suspended.
Dmitry Orlov leads Washington's scratches in Game 2 against Pittsburgh on Saturday.
Dmitry Orlov played a team low 5:44 in Game 1 after coach Barry Trotz benched him in the second period.
Dmitry Orlov appears to be OK after he was hit from behind by Philadelphia's Pierre-Edouard Bellemare on Monday night.
Dmitry Orlov had an assist in the Capitals' 4-1 victory over Nashville Friday night.
Dmitry Orlov scored his seventh of the season Friday.
Dmitry Orlov had two assists and was a plus-four Saturday.