Golden Knights Trade Candidate Report: Pavel Buchnevich

With the Vegas Golden Knights reeling, they need to quickly make a move. Is Pavel Buchnevich the solution to their problems?

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Pavel Buchnevich has been one of the more popular trade deadline names to pop up. The winger has 24 goals and 24 assists this season, acting as a catalyst for the St. Louis Blues offense. The 28-year-old from Russia brings a playmaking acumen to a Vegas Golden Knights team needing some spark.

Of course, this wouldn't be the first time the Vegas Golden Knights and St. Louis Blues did business together. Last season, the Golden Knights acquired Ivan Barbashev from the Blues for Zach Dean. The result? A Stanley Cup in which the Russian aided Jack Eichel on the top line.

But will the Golden Knights see that same success with Pavel Buchnevich? What are some red flags that Vegas must watch out for? Here's a dive into what the Blues forward can offer.