BFF’s Dmitry Orlov and Alexander Burmistrov cheese for the camera (Photo: Sport-Express)
There isn’t much information yet, but Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov got injured late in the second period of Russia’s 6-1 throttling of the United States on Monday. Orlov did not return for the third period. The exact nature of his injury is unknown.
After the game, Team Russia head coach Oleg Znarok confirmed Orlov would be unavailable Wednesday against Kazakhstan, but did not further discuss the injury.