Players of the week08.10.2012
To mark the end of the fifth 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 Vasily Koshechkin (Severstal), with two shutouts in three games, saving 96.2% of shots at his goal;
– Best defenseman was Kevin Dallman (SKA), who took 3 points (1+2) from three games and earned an efficiency rating for the week of +5;
– Best attacker was Igor Mirnov (Salavat Yulaev). His haul for the week was five goals from three games;
– Best rookie was forward Nail Yakupov (Neftekhimik), who played in two games, scored three goals and averaged 17 minutes and 53 seconds on the ice.