News:Dmitry Orlov has been recalled from AHL Hershey, Katie Carrera of The Washington Post reports.
Analysis:Dmitry Orlov has spent time back and forth between the AHL and NHL but it appears he will be on the Caps roster for the duration of the playoffs, as AHL Hershey have been eliminated from postseason play. This move will bolster Washington's depth on its defensive line.
News: The Capitals have sent Dmitry Orlov to AHL Hershey Katie Carrera of the Washington Post reports.
Analysis:Dmitry Orlov was recalled in March and collected one assist in five games with the team before being sent back down to the minor leagues. If the Caps need any more depth on the blue line, he may be recalled again.
News: The Capitals recalled Dmitry Orlov from AHL Hershey on Monday.
Analysis: The blueliner has 12 points and 16 PIM in 22 games with Hershey so far this season. Dmitry Orlov also played in 60 games for the Caps as a rookie in 2011-12 and recorded 19 points.
Capitals' Orlov (Concussion) Returns To AHL Lineup
News:Dmitry Orlov (concussion) is in the lineup for AHL Hershey on Saturday, the Washington Times' Stephen Whyno reports.
Analysis:Dmitry Orlov missed the last three months after suffering a concussion, and he's generally expected to join the Capitals at some point, so long as he avoids any setbacks.
News:Dmitry Orlov (upper body) is expected to miss another month before returning to the Capitals, the Washington Post reports.
Analysis:Dmitry Orlov had been expected to not be ready for the start of the season, but his timetable on the injury suffered playing in the AHL was not known. He had three goals and 16 assists as a rookie with the Caps last season.
News: Capitals GM George McPhee said Tuesday that Dmitry Orlov (upper body) is improving but won't be ready for the regular season, according to The Washington Examiner.
Analysis:Dmitry Orlov was injured while playing in the AHL on December 6. The defenseman was a rookie last year and was assumed to make the club out of camp prior to the strike. He had 16 assists in 60 games last year.