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Capitals place Green on IR, recall Orlov

Sunday, 11.17.2013 / 5:06 PM / News

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Capitals place Green on IR, recall Orlov
The Washington Capitals on Sunday placed defenseman Mike Green (lower body) on injured reserve and recalled defenseman Dmitry Orlov from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League.

The Washington Capitals on Sunday placed defenseman Mike Green (lower body) on injured reserve and recalled defenseman Dmitry Orlov from the Hershey Bears of the American Hockey League.

Orlov, 22, is first among Hershey defensemen with eight points (two goals, six assists). He has 20 points (three goals, 17 assists) and 18 penalty minutes in 65 regular-season games with the Capitals.

Orlov was Washington's second-round selection (No. 55) in the 2009 NHL Draft.

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