The Washington Capitals have re-signed defenseman Dmitry Orlov to a $30.6 million, six-year deal. Orlov will count $5.1 million against the salary cap through the 2022-23 season. General manager Brian MacLellan announced the move Friday. The 25-year-old Russian was the Capitals' most improved player last season. He had six goals, a career-high 27 assists and 33 points in 82 games after missing the entire 2014-15 season with a wrist injury. MacLellan said re-signing Orlov, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Andre Burakovsky and Philipp Grubauer was his top offseason priority — all were restricted free agents. Last week he re-signed pending unrestricted winger T.J. Oshie to a $46 million, eight-year deal.