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Dmitry Orlov

Born:July 23, 1991Draft:2009 Capitals #55 Overall
Hometown:Novokuznetsk, RussiaPosition:Defense
Known For:3x WC Bronze MedalistShoots:Left
National Team:RussiaCurrent Team:Washington Capitals

Dmitry Vladimirovich Orlov (Russian: Дмитрий Владимирович Орлов; born 23 July 1991) is a Russian professional ice hockey defenceman for the Washington Capitals of the National Hockey League (NHL).

He represents Russia in international competitions, winning gold medals at the 2011 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships and the 2014 IIHF World Championship. Orlov won the Stanley Cup as a member of the Capitals in 2018, defeating the Vegas Golden Knights in the finals.

Dmitry Orlov Washington Capitals
Dmitry Orlov, Washington Capitals (Jess Starr/The Hockey Writers)

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  • 3x World Championship Bronze Medal (2016, 2017, 2019)
  • World Championship Top 3 Player on Team Russia (2019)
  • Stanley Cup Champion (Capitals – 2018)
  • World Championship Gold Medal (2014)
  • U20 WJC All-Star Team (2011)
  • U20 WJC Gold Medal (2011)
  • U20 WJC Most Assists by Defenseman (2011)
  • MHL Playoffs Most Goals (2010)
  • MHL Playoffs MVP (2010)
  • 2x U18 WJC Silver Medal (2008, 2009)
  • U18 WJC Top 3 Player on Team Russia (2009)
  • U17 WHC Most Points by Defenseman (2008)
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