Dmitry Orlov


Capitals defenseman John Erskine had reached a point where he just couldn’t get to where he wanted as fast as he wanted. He knew it; his teammates knew and so did Adam Oates.


As Braden Holtby and Dmitry Orlov joined their fellow Bears for the start of Hershey's training camp this weekend, they also joined a few familiar faces from Washington.


You know we are in a whole new world when a goalie in a Penguins jersey free agent Brent Johnson -- is practicing with a diminishing number of Capitals at their practice facility.


For goaltender Braden Holtby and defenseman Dmitry Orlov, this was supposed to be their breakout season for the Capitals.


Capitals center Mike Ribeiro may be one of the craftiestplaymakers in the NHL, but on Monday he was flopping around the crease like ayoung, albeit slightly taller, Darren Pang.