To mark the end of the sixth week’s play of the championship, The Kontinental Hockey League has named the best players of the week in four categories.

Best goaltender of the week was Alexander Yeryomenko (Dynamo Moscow), who in two outings saved 98.15% of shots at his goal and allowed an average of 0.5 goals per game;

Best defenseman was Juuso Hietanen (Torpedo), who assisted on three goals in three games and earned an efficiency rating for the week of +7;

Best attacker was Dmitry Makarov (Torpedo), who took ten points (4+6) from three games and merited a +5 for the week;

Best rookie was Damir Zhafyarov (Metallurg Novokuznetsk, pictured). The young forward made three appearances, and his haul for the week was one goal, one assist and a +2.

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