Dmitry Zavgorodniy was born on 11 August 2000 in Omsk, Russia. He stands 174 centimeters tall and weighs 79 kilograms. In the past, he competed at the World U18 Championship and the Super Series. However, last year, he missed the World Junior Championship as a consequence of an injury. After the 2016/2017 season, Dmitry took the decision to move to North America after initially starting his career with Avangard Omsk. In the 2019/2020 campaign, he competed in 40 matches for Rimouski Oceanic in the QMJHL, tallying 67 (29+38) points.