To mark the passing of the eighth and final month’s play in the KHL Championship 2011/2012 season, the KHL has named the best players of April in three categories:
– Best goaltender was Alexander Yeryomenko (Dynamo Moscow). In April he enjoyed 9 outings, achieved one shutout and allowed a mere 1.32 goals per game;
– Best defenseman was Martin Skoula (Avangard). In 10 games he scored 2 goals, assisted on 4 more, merited an efficiency rating for the month of +3 and averaged 22 minutes 25 seconds on the ice;
– Best attacker was Mikhail Anisin (Dynamo Moscow), whose haul from 9 games was 5 goals, two of them game-winners, 4 assists and a rating of +2.