Dmitry Orlov

Sebastian Aho Signs Long-Term Extension With Carolina Hurricanes

Sebastian Aho will be staying with the Carolina Hurricanes for quite some time after signing an eight-year contract extension worth $76 million. “Sebastian has developed into one of the best two-way centers in hockey,” Hurricanes general manager Don Waddell said. “He’s a tremendous leader on and off the ice who sets a great example for […]

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Carolina Hurricanes Add Grit This Offseason

The Carolina Hurricanes are certainly not known as one of the tougher teams in the NHL. In fact, they finished dead last in the league with only 5 fighting majors this past regular season. Obviously, much more goes into toughness than just dropping the gloves, but the Hurricanes also finished 30th in hits per 60 […]

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Brett Pesce #22 skating for the Carolina Hurricanes

Carolina Hurricanes Have More Moves to Make

With July 1st in the rear-view mirror, there seems to be a bit of a log jam on the defensive market in the NHL. It’s no secret that Erik Karlsson is available via trade and Matt Dumba via free agency. In the short term, many people overlook that the Hurricanes have a few moves left […]

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Carolina Hurricanes Free Agency Day 1 Report Card

Day 1 of the NHL Free Agency is wrapping up for the most part and here is a report card on how they did today.

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Carolina Hurricanes Sign Dmitry Orlov

The Carolina Hurricanes sign the puck-moving rearguard Orlov to a two-year $7.75m AAV contract. Orlov will be joining the title-chasing Canes as they keep stockpiling puck movers. Orlov should slot in nicely on either PP unit and help a team that was starved of goals in its Eastern Conference Finals Series vs. the Florida Panthers. […]

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Bargain Bin: Jets, Senators, Panthers, Free Agency

The 2023 NHL Entry Draft in Nashville is just around the corner. There’s a ton of speculation surrounding around where certain players will be drafted. After the third overall pick, there’s no certainty about where players will be drafted. The draft is flooded with high-end talent, though there’s a ton of high-end talent available via […]

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Report: Orlov Seeking Hefty Sum in Free Agency

After a successful second half with the Boston Bruins, it is highly unlikely that the Bruins will be able to retain Orlov’s services. It hasn’t been a secret either, with Orlov looking forward to his Free Agent opportunity this Summer. Previous to his Boston experience, Orlov was hovering around a 0.5-point-per-game pace throughout his career. […]

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Mason Lohrei playing for Ohio State University

Boston Bruins Sign Mason Lohrei To Entry-Level Contract

The Boston Bruins began retooling their roster ahead of the 2023-24 season as they announced that they have signed defenseman Mason Lohrei to an entry-level contract. The deal is for two years and will have an annual cap hit of $925,000 and is a two-way contract. Lohrei spent most of the season playing for Ohio […]

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Boston Bruins defenseman Dmitry Orlov, top, is congratulated by Hampus Lindholm (27) after his goal against the Buffalo Sabres during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, March 2, 2023, in Boston. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)

Boston Bruins Final Grades: Defensemen

The Boston Bruins won 65 games during the 2022-23 regular season, a National Hockey League record. The roster was bolstered by the trade deadline e acquisitions of Garnet Hathaway, Dmitry Orlov, and Tyler Bertuzzi, and all signs pointed to a deep playoff run. However, nobody could have predicted this type of ending to a season […]

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Boston Bruins' Jeremy Swayman (1), Charlie McAvoy (73), Hampus Lindholm (27) and Brandon Carlo (25) celebrate after defeating the Columbus Blue Jackets during an NHL hockey game, Saturday, Dec. 17, 2022, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Opinion: Who Benefits the Most After the Orlov Arrival?

When the Boston Bruins acquired defenseman Dmitry Orlov along with Garnet Hathaway from the Washington Capitals before the trade deadline, General Manager Don Sweeney was looking to provide depth at left defense and a physical upgrade from Matt Grzelcyk, who has had difficulty with the physicality of playoff hockey in recent postseasons. What has also […]

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