Bellemare’s Hit on Orlov Being Reviewed by NHL Player Safety

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In the third period of tonight’s game against the Philadelphia Flyers, Flyers forward Pierre-Edouard Bellemare viciously boarded Caps defenseman Dmitry Orlov, receiving a game misconduct and a five-minute major in the process.

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According to TSN’s Darren Dreger, the hit is already under review by NHL Player Safety.

It’s probably a safe bet that Bellemare will be having a hearing in the near future.

Immediately following, Orlov was pelted with bracelets that were given away to all fans in attendance to pay tribute to the passing of  Flyers owner Ed Snider.

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The Flyers Ryan White (who laid the hit on Orpik that would have him leave the game) was asked about the incident that resulted in Flyers fans throwing the bracelets on the ice and at players. (From @jessespector)

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About Jon Sorensen

Jon has been a Caps fan since day one, attending his first game at the Capital Centre in 1974. His interest in the Caps has grown over the decades and included time as a season ticket holder. He has been a journalist covering the team for 10+ years, primarily focusing on analysis, analytics and prospect development.
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4 Responses to Bellemare’s Hit on Orlov Being Reviewed by NHL Player Safety

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  2. Mike says:

    Hey Belle mare what goes around comes around punk!!

  3. Anonymous says:

    Bottom line! All that bullshit and you still lost! Philadelphia fans have always been nasty idiots whatever sport! Every time I have ever gone to a game they play in they show their stupidity. Throwing stuff fighting cursing. They give their city a bad name!

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