|Born||July 23, 1991 |
Novokuznetsk, Soviet Union
|Height||6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)|
|Weight||200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)|
|NHL Draft||55th overall, 2009|
Dmitri Orlov (born Dmitri Vladimirovich Orlov on July 23, 1991) is a Russian professional ice hockey player currently playing with the Hershey Bears in the American Hockey League (AHL).
Dmitri was drafted by the Washington Capitals 55th overall in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.
He represented Russia at the 2010 and 2011 World Junior Championships, getting named to the 2011 tournament All-Star team and winning the 2011 gold medal with Team Russia.
On February 26, 2011, Dmitri made his North American professional debut with the Hershey Bears, the AHL affiliate of the Washington Capitals in a 4-3 win over the Albany Devils. He registered an assist in his debut.
On March 2, 2011, Dmitri signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Washington Capitals.
On March 9, 2011, he scored his first North American professional goal in a Hershey Bears 3-2 loss to the Worcester Sharks.
On November 20, 2011, the Capitals recalled Dmitri from Hershey and on November 21, 2011, he made his NHL debut against the Phoenix Coyotes.
On January 15, 2012, Dmitri scored his first NHL goal on Cam Ward of the Carolina Hurricanes which was the game-winning goal in a 2-1 Capitals victory over the Hurricanes.
Due to the 2012–13 NHL lockout, Dmitri was assigned directly to the Hershey Bears to start the 2012–13 AHL season.
Upon a resolution to the lockout, he was recalled and attended the Capitals training camp for the shortened season.
|Junior int'l totals||26||3||15||18||16|
Awards & Achievements
- World Junior Ice Hockey Championships First Team All-Star (2011)
|Competitor for Template:Country data RUS Russia|
|World Junior Championships|
|World Junior Ice Hockey U18 Championships|