The Washington Capitals and defenseman Dmitry Orlov agreed to a six-year, $30.6 million contract, the Monumental Sports Network reported Friday.

Orlov has been a staple on the Capitals defensive line since 2011. He played all 82 games for the second straight season, recording 33 points and having a +30 through the entire year.

Orvlov was set to become a restricted free agent once free agency opened up, but the Capitals will not have to deal with that anymore.

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Posted by Ryan Gaydos

Founder and Editor-in-Chief of the LA Sports Pulse. When I'm not doing that or asleep, I am running FoxNews.com's homepage. Follow me on Twitter @RyanGaydos.

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