Vegas Golden Knights left wing Pavel Dorofeyev (16) skates against the Florida Panthers during the second period at T-Mobile Arena.
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Fantasy Hockey Feature: Opportunities on the horizon for Pavel Dorofeyev

The Vegas Golden Knights are on their playoff march and in a season with several key, lengthy injuries, contributions from secondary scorers have been important to their playoff hopes. Winger Pavel Dorofeyev has been one of those contributors with 11 goals and 18 points in 37 games while skating just 13:05 per night. The 23-year-old third-round pick from 2019 has become a lineup regular for Vegas so let’s look at his progression as a rookie and what he could offer us in the fantasy hockey realm in seasons to come. 

Drafted 79th overall in 2019, there was a wide chasm between where he was selected and where many analysts had him ranked. Elite Prospects’s Editor-In-Chief J.D. Burke – writing then for Rinkside – had Dorofeyev 16th in that Draft and praised, “The way that Dorofeyev weaves his w

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