Capitals' Dmitry Orlov not fined for hit on Bruins' Kevan Miller in Game 4

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Orlov avoids discipline for high hit on Miller originally appeared on NBC Sports Boston

Washington Capitals defenseman Dmitry Orlov won't be disciplined for the high hit that sent Boston Bruins d-man Kevan Miller to the hospital.

Orlov received a double minor for roughing after hitting Miller up high in Game 4 of the first-round Stanley Cup Playoff series. Miller missed the rest of the game and was transported to the hospital for further evaluation.

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The NHL Department of Player Safety has opted not to discipline Orlov for the hit, according to the Washington Post's Samantha Pall.

Despite the lack of a fine, Orlov still was forced to pay for his hit on Miller. The Bruins scored on the ensuing power play and went on to beat the Capitals 4-1 and take a 3-1 series lead.

B's fans may be disappointed to hear Orlov got away with his hit, but his teammate Anthony Mantha was punished. The Caps forward was fined $5,000 for skating into Bruins netminder Tuukka Rask for a goalie interference.

The Bruins will look to clinch the series Sunday with puck drop set for 7 p.m. ET. at Capital One Arena.