With the end of the 18th playing week of the championship the KHL has named the best players of the week in four categories.

- The title of best goaltender is awarded to Denis Franskevich (Avtomobilist, pictured). Denis helped his team win three out of three games, including one victory via the shoot-out. He saved 93.7% of the shots he faced and conceded an average of only 1.95 goals per game.

- The title of best defenseman is awarded to Martin Strbak (HC MVD). In his three games he supplied the assists for two of his team’s goals and achieved an efficiency rating of +3.

- The title of best attacker is awarded to Jeff Platt (Dinamo Minsk). In four games the forward scored four goals, supplied the pass for another goal, and also earned a rating of +3.

- The title of best rookie is awarded to goaltender Sergei Denisov (Vityaz), who helped his team to two victories while saving 89% of shots fired at his goal.


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