Dmitry Orlov has joined the scoring in the season’s first game with an absolute weapon of a slapshot. Tying the game 2-2, Orlov took a feisty cross-ice pass from Nick Jensen and slapped into actual hell.
Dmitry Orlov accomplished a rare feat during the Capitals’ 8-5 loss to the Chicago Blackhawks on Sunday.
The Capitals defenseman had both a SCOARLOV and a SCOARONMYOWNGOALOV for the first time in his NHL career.
Score early, score often. The Washington Capitals have the first part done with a beaut of a goal by Dmitry Orlov in the opening five minutes of Game Four.
Get ready for this cannon.
It was all Columbus in the early goings of Game Six. Shift after shift saw the Blue Jackets swarming Braden Holtby’s net, but a nifty slapshot off the stick of Dmitry Orlov has quickly changed the tone of the game.
With a deke and a quick flick of the wrists, Dmitry Orlov set a new career high in goals Thursday against the New York Islanders.
Orlov scored late in the first period to give the Caps a 3-2 lead – a lead they would never surrender, winning 7-3.
Listen, I’m not saying Dmitry Orlov should have been an all-star. I’m just saying, if Dmitry Orlov were an all-star, he could have given Alex Ovechkin a tough challenge in the hardest shot competition. As evidence I offer you Orlov’s big goal from the second period of Friday’s date in Pittsburgh.
This is a mean shot.
Thursday night, Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov matched his goal total from all of last year with a second period tally against Keith Kincaid.
It was a classic SCOARLOV.
The Washington Capitals defense had a tough night in Raleigh. John Carlson committed a costly turnover early, Brooks Orpik boarded a Canes player, Christian Djoos got buried in the possession contest, and Madison Bowey made some big mistakes. Dmitry Orlov wasn’t an exception in the goof-up game, but he made up for it with a tremendous individual effort to score a big goal in the second period.
The goal is an encapsulation of everything Orlov has done lately to improve his contribution to the offense.
Dmitry Orlov has tied the game at 2-2, and he did it in style.
Make space on the highlight reel for this one.
The Washington Capitals had their first stinker in awhile, falling to the New York Islanders 3-1. But the Caps, winners of eight of their last 10 games, had at least one thing to be positive about: Dmitry Orlov is now on a four-game scoring streak.
The Russian defenseman scored on a beautiful two-on-one with Chandler Stephenson in the third period
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