Orlov scored his first goal of the season in Saturday's 4-1 loss to the Rangers.
His tally late in the second period ruined Igor Shesterkin's shutout bid, and gave Orlov his first point in 11 games this season. The blueliner's numbers have been down across the board so far, but he delivered a line more in keeping with his career performance Saturday, adding three shots, two hits, two blocked shots and a plus-1 rating to his ledger.
Orlov has yet to register a point after his first nine games.
Averaging just 18:07 of ice time and bumped from the second power-play unit by Justin Schultz, Orlov is a non-factor in standard formats until he can jumpstart his offensive production.
Orlov (COVID-19 protocols) will draw into the lineup Monday against the Bruins, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Orlov has missed the last five games but is poised to make his return -- albeit on the third pairing with Nick Jensen. The 29-year-old rearguard is still searching for his first point of the season.
Orlov has been removed from the NHL's COVID-19 protocols list, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Although Orlov has been removed from the league's protocols list, he skated on Washington's fourth pairing during morning skate, indicating he won't be in the lineup for Saturday night's matchup with Boston. It wouldn't, however, be surprising to see the 29-year-old blueliner rejoin the lineup for Monday's rematch with Boston.
Orlov (COVID-19 protocols) remains in quarantine and is considered day-to-day, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
Orlov could miss his fifth straight game unless his status changes before Saturday's match against the Bruins. The 29-year-old had been held without a point in four games prior to entering quarantine.
Orlov (COVID-19 protocols) will be out of the lineup for a minimum of four games, JJ Regan of NBC Sports Washington reports.
Orlov will have to wait until at least Jan. 30 to garner his first point of the season, as head coach Peter Laviolette indicated that he will join teammates Alex Ovechkin, Evgeny Kuznetsov, and Ilya Samsonov in quarantine. The situation remains touch-and-go, so check back for updates in the coming days.
Orlov was placed in the league's COVID-19 protocol Wednesday, Samantha Pell of The Washington Post reports.
This news comes after the team was fined $100,000 for a COVID-19 violation, as Orlov was one of four players placed on the list Wednesday. The 29-year-old will not be allowed to travel or practice with the team until he's been fully cleared to return. It's unclear at this point whether Orlov will be available for Friday's game against Buffalo.
Orlov posted an assist in Friday's 5-2 loss to the Islanders in Game 2.
Orlov is up to two assists in five games during the playoffs. The Russian blueliner has added six shots on goal, seven blocked shots and eight hits. Those numbers likely won't make him of any interest to DFS managers.
Orlov scored a goal on two shots with two PIM and two shots in Monday's 3-2 shootout loss to Buffalo.
Orlov threw a soft shot toward the net in the latter stages of the third period and it ricocheted off the skate of a Buffalo defender and past goalie Linus Ullmark, tying the game at 2-2. It was Orlov's first goal since Dec. 21, snapping his personal 31-game drought. The 28-year-old, who logged a team-leading 26:40 of ice time Monday, has 27 points in 69 games on the season.
Orlov recorded a pair of assists in a 4-3 shootout victory over the Jets on Tuesday.
The 28-year-old isn't scoring many goals this season, but he's closing in on a career high in assists. He needs four more helpers to tie his career best (27), and he has 19 games to do it. Orlov has four assists in his last 12 games. Overall, Orlov has three goals and 26 points with a plus-5 rating in 63 games this season.
Orlov notched two assists in Saturday's 6-4 win over the Islanders.
The veteran blueliner recorded his first multi-point effort since Dec. 21. Orlov has been overshadowed by John Carlson's huge performance so far among Caps defensemen, but his 23 points (three goals, 20 helpers) through 49 games still represent a career-best pace for the 28-year-old.
Orlov registered a power-play helper in Friday's 4-3 win over the Hurricanes.
The Russian reached the 20-point mark with his fifth power-play point of the season on a Lars Eller tally in the third period. Orlov has managed assists in each of the last three games, and two have come with a man advantage. The 28-year-old's stat line is rounded out with 64 shots on goal, 64 hits and 51 blocked shots in 42 appearances.
Orlov scored the game-winning goal and added a shorthanded assist in Saturday's 3-1 win over the Lightning.
Orlov is actually on a pace that could see him flirt with 40 points for the first time in his career. He doesn't produce much on special teams, but does contribute enough hits and SOG to warrant slotting Orlov into the bottom spot on your blue line.
Orlov collected an assist in Friday's 3-2 win over the Ducks.
The Russian defenseman found Carl Hagelin, who sent a smooth pass to Travis Boyd for the Capitals' opening tally. Orlov has a goal and three helpers over his last five games, which puts him at 12 points in 31 games this season. He's added 48 hits, 42 shots on goal and 36 blocked shots, providing solid non-scoring production that could make him worth a look in DFS.
Orlov collected an assist in Tuesday's 5-2 win over the Sharks.
Orlov now has three points in his last three games. The Russian blueliner is at 11 points, 46 hits, 36 blocked shots and 39 shots on goal in 29 games this season. Orlov's non-scoring production could make him useful to fantasy owners in formats that reward physicality. He's finished between 29 and 33 points in each of the last four seasons, so he's not a liability on offense.
Orlov delivered an assist and also emerged with the game-winning goal in overtime Friday, helping the Capitals to a 4-3 win over the Lightning.
The Capitals jumped on the rush when the Bolts were slow to jump over the boards on a shift change, and Orlov fooled the opposition with a neat head fake that led to a snapshot tally from the slot. Prior to such heroics, the eighth-year defenseman hooked up with Alex Ovechkin on the power play to tie the game at 3-3 in the third period. There are more consistent blueliners to plug in for fantasy hockey purposes, but Orlov has 10 points (two goals, eight assists) through 27 games for a respectable total given his position.
Orlov registered an assist, two PIM and two hits during Thursday's 5-4 overtime victory over the Panthers.
Orlov is off to a hot start by his usual early-season standards, posting a goal and seven points in 17 games. Only a minus-7 rating blemishes the 28-year-old's metrics to this point, but the early returns justify a roster spot for those in deeper formats.
Orlov tallied a power-play assist and logged 23:12 of ice time during Tuesday's 4-3 victory over the Maple Leafs.
Orlov is usually a slow starter, but has accrued a goal and six points in 14 games to start the season -- though that is somewhat muted by a paltry minus-9 rating. The 28-year-old Russian should improve on that plus/minus deficiency as the season moves along and is producing enough to merit rostering in most fantasy formats.
Orlov posted an assist, two shots on goal, three hits and three blocked shots in Monday's 6-3 loss to the Avalanche.
The Russian defenseman fed T.J. Oshie for the Capitals' second goal in the contest. Orlov has produced three points and 12 shots on goal in seven games this season. He also has 12 hits and 10 blocked shots.
Orlov (lower body) had an assist with three shots and was minus-3 in a 6-5 loss to Nashville on Thursday.
Orlov left Wednesday's practice with a lower-body injury but did not end up missing any games. The minus-3 isn't pretty but it was good to see Orlov avoiding an injury scare early in the season. His assist was his first point since scoring a goal in the season opener. The 28-year-old had three goals and 29 points in 82 games last season.
|Last 7 Games|
|03/05||@ BOS||L 1-5||0||0||0||0||20:40|
|03/03||@ BOS||W 2-1 (SO)||0||0||0||0||20:20|
|02/28||@ NJ||W 3-2||0||0||0||-1||17:35|
|02/27||@ NJ||W 5-2||0||0||0||+1||21:05|
|02/25||vs PIT||W 5-2||0||0||0||0||20:43|
|02/23||vs PIT||L 2-3 (OT)||0||0||0||-1||18:55|
|02/21||vs NJ||W 4-3||0||0||0||0||20:06|
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