There is no player on the Washington Capitals as misundersood as Dmitry Orlov.
Alex Ovechkin, along with his Russian Caps teammates, won bronze at the 2019 IIHF World Championship on Sunday.
Before flying home, Team Russia celebrated its third-place finish at a reception. Nastya Ovechkina took her followers inside the party on her Instagram Story.
And you guys, there was a lot of seated dancing and fantastic off-pitch singing.
Five Washington Capitals players went toe-to-toe in the bronze medal game of 2019 IIHF World Championship: Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, and Dmitry Orlov for Team Russia and Jakub Vrana and Dmitrij Jaskin for the Czech Republic.
The Russians would be victorious in the shootout.
Team Russia has a roster of full of NHL All-Stars, MVPs, and future Hall of Famers. But on Saturday, the Red Machine, in a tightly checked game, fell to Finland 1-0 in the semifinals of the World Championship. Finland will go on to compete for gold while Russia will play for bronze on Sunday.
Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov was named one of the top three players for Russia on the day, though he was on the ice for Finland’s only goal of the game by Marko Anttila.
The World Championship’s preliminary round ended on Tuesday. The IIHF released a bunch of fun facts on their social media to tide fans over until Thursday’s quarterfinal games. For those of you who are fans of speed and power, you will be happy to see the result.
The IIHF reported that Dmitry Orlov recorded the fastest shot on a goal, recording 152.5 KM/H on a tally against Latvia. Converting to miles per hour, Orlov’s blistering shot went 94.8 MPH.
Team Russia played Team Sweden on Tuesday, and Alex Ovechkin scored his second goal of the 2019 IIHF World Championship during the second period.
Pittsburgh Penguins’ center Evgeni Malkin tallied the primary assist.
Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov has points in three-straight World Championship games after a great individual effort against Team Switzerland on Sunday.
Orlov now has five points in six World Championship games.
You Orlov to see it.
Dmitry Orlov authored his first SCOARLOV of the 2019 IIHF World Championship in Russia’s 3-1 win over Latvia on Saturday.
After a quiet start to the 2019 IIHF World Championship, the Capitals’ troika of Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, and Dmitry Orlov combined for 7 points in Russia’s 10-0 stomping of Italy. 7!
Kuznetsov registered four points in the win, including two goals. Ovechkin also scored his first goal of the tournament.
Russia steamrolled Austria 5-0 on Sunday to win their second game of the 2019 IIHF World Championship tournament.
Two of the Caps’ Russians, Dmitry Orlov and Evgeny Kuznetsov, managed to record a point on the Ilya Kovalchuk goal which brought the score to 5-0.
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