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Dmitri Orlov
Position Defence
Shoots Left
6 ft 0 in (1.83 m)
200 lb (91 kg)
NHL Team (P)
Cur. Team
F. Teams
Washington Capitals
Hershey Bears (AHL)
Metallurg Novokuznetsk
Born July 23 1991 (1991-07-23) (age 25),
Novokuznetsk, Russian SFSR, USSR
NHL Draft 55th overall, 2009
Washington Capitals
Pro Career 2007 – present

Dmitri Orlov (born July 23, 1991) is a Russian professional ice hockey player.[1] He is currently playing with Hershey Bears in the American Hockey League. Orlov was drafted by the Washington Capitals 55th overall in the 2009 NHL Entry Draft.[2] He represented Russia at the 2010 and 2011 World Junior Championships, getting named to the 2011 tournament All-Star team.[3]

Dmitri Orlov made his North American professional debut with the Hershey Bears, the AHL affiliate of the Washington Capitals on February 26, 2011, in a 4-3 win over the Albany Devils. He registered an assist in his debut.

Orlov signed a three-year entry-level contract with the Washington Capitals on March 2, 2011.[4]

The Capitals recalled Orlov from Hershey on November 20, 2011[5] and Orlov made his NHL debut on November 21, 2011 against the Phoenix Coyotes.[6]

Orlov scored his first NHL goal on January 15, 2012, on Cam Ward of the Carolina Hurricanes.[7] It was the game-winning goal in a 2-1 Capitals victory over the Hurricanes

Career statistics Edit

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2007–08Metallurg NovokuznetskRSL60000
2008–09Metallurg NovokuznetskKHL161014
2009–10Metallurg NovokuznetskKHL4143749
2010–11Metallurg NovokuznetskKHL452101243
2010–11Hershey BearsAHL192791260114
KHL totals 102 7 13 20 96

International statisticsEdit

Medal record
Competitor for Flag of Russia Russia
Ice hockey
World Junior Championships
Gold 2011 USA
World Junior Ice Hockey U18 Championships
Silver 2009 USA
Silver 2008 Russia
Year Team Event Place   GP G A Pts PIM
2008 Russia WJC18 Silver medal icon 6 0 1 1 0
2009 Russia WJC18 Silver medal icon 7 2 2 4 6
2010 Russia WJC 6th 6 0 4 4 4
2011 Russia WJC Gold medal icon 7 1 8 9 6
Junior int'l totals 26 3 15 18 16

Awards and honoursEdit

Award Year
World Junior Ice Hockey Championships First Team All-Star 2011


  1. Dmitri Orlov. Retrieved on April 15, 2009.
  2. Grigg, John (2009-08-12). Top 10 KHLers we'd like to see in the NHL. The Hockey News. Retrieved on 2010-04-14.
  5. Capitals Recall Dmitry Orlov from Hershey. Washington Capitals (2011-11-20). Retrieved on 2012-01-15.
  6. Carrera, Katie (2011-11-22). Bruce Boudreau praises Dmitry Orlov's NHL debut. Washington Post. Retrieved on 2012-01-15.
  7. Capitals 2, Hurricanes 1. Washington Capitals (2012-01-15). Retrieved on 2012-01-15.

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