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Dmitri Orlov
Born July 23, 1991 (1991-07-23) (age 30)
Novokuznetsk, Soviet Union
Height 6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Defence
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Washington Capitals
Metallurg Novokuznetsk
NHL Draft 55th overall, 2009
Washington Capitals
Playing career 2007–present

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).

Playing Career[]

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.

Career Statistics[]

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2007–08 Metallurg-2 Novokuznetsk RUS-3 6 0 0 0 0
2007–08 Metallurg Novokuznetsk RSL 6 0 0 0 0
2008–09 Metallurg Novokuznetsk KHL 16 1 0 1 4
2009–10 Metallurg Novokuznetsk KHL 41 4 3 7 49
2009–10 Kuznetskie Medvedi MHL 7 7 16 13 6 17 9 10 19 26
2010–11 Metallurg Novokuznetsk KHL 45 2 10 12 43
2010–11 Kuznetskie Medvedi MHL 1 0 0 0 0
2010–11 Hershey Bears AHL 19 2 7 9 12 6 0 1 1 4
2011–12 Hershey Bears AHL 15 4 5 9 12
2011–12 Washington Capitals NHL 60 3 16 19 18
2012–13 Hershey Bears AHL 31 3 14 17 20 4 1 2 3 4
2012–13 Washington Capitals NHL 5 0 1 1 0
KHL totals 102 7 13 20 96
NHL totals 65 3 16 19 18

International Statistics[]

Year Team Event Place   GP G A Pts PIM
2008 Russia WJC18 Template:Silver2 6 0 1 1 0
2009 Russia WJC18 Template:Silver2 7 2 2 4 6
2010 Russia WJC 6th 6 0 4 4 4
2011 Russia WJC Template:Gold1 7 1 8 9 6
Junior int'l totals 26 3 15 18 16

Awards & Achievements[]

  • World Junior Ice Hockey Championships First Team All-Star (2011)

International Play[]

Medal record
Competitor for Template:Country data RUS Russia
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Gold 2011 USA
World Junior Ice Hockey U18 Championships
Silver 2009 USA
Silver 2008 Russia
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