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ARLINGTON, Va. – The Washington Capitals have re-signed defenseman Dmitry Orlov to a one-year, $2.57 million contract, senior vice president and general manager Brian MacLellan announced today.
Orlov, 25, registered 29 points (eight goals, 21 assists) in 82 games with the Capitals last season. The 5’11”, 212-pound defenseman played in all 82 games in 2015-16 for the first time in his career after missing the 2014-15 season due to injury. Orlov set career highs in goals, assists, points, plus/minus (+8) and game-winning goals (3) last season and ranked tied for first among Capitals defensemen in goals and third in assists and points. He tallied an assist in his 200th NHL/Capitals game on April 9 at St. Louis and earned two assists and was plus-4 against New Jersey on Feb. 20. Orlov extended his career-long points streak to four games with his third career multi-point game (1g, 1a) on Nov. 25 against Winnipeg. He has earned 60 points (14 goals, 46 assists) in 201 career NHL games with the Capitals and was drafted by Washington in the second round, 55th overall, in the 2009 NHL Draft. Orlov was the 20th defenseman selected in 2009 and ranks tied for ninth in assists, 10th in points, 11th in games played and tied for 12th in goals among defenseman in the 2009 NHL Draft class.
Here is the explanation.
From the NHL's Department of Player Safety:
Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov will have a phone hearing Monday for his hit on Philadelphia Flyers forward Brayden Schenn during the third period Sunday at Verizon Center.
Orlov, who scored two goals in the game, was assessed a major penalty for boarding at 9:33 of the third.
The following grounds for the proposed supplemental discipline are being considered: boarding. However, the Department of Player Safety retains the right to make adjustments to these infractions accordingly upon further review.
The Flyers won in overtime, 5-4.
Here's the play in question:
Dmitry Orlov just losses the puck off the end of his stick. The Capitals did go on to win the shootout against the Islanders.