Caps Mike Green To the IR

Washington Capitals defenseman Mike Green has been placed on the injured reserve. He is eligible to return to Washington on Wednesday, when the Caps face off against Pittsburgh.

To replace Green, the Caps have recalled defenseman Dmitri Orolov from Hershey. Orllov is off to a nice start at Hershey, compiling 2 goals and 6 assists in eight games and has a +5 rating.