Players of the Week 1203.12.2012
To mark the end of the twelfth 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 of Severstal, whose account for the week stood at two victories in two games, including one shutout, an average of 1.44 goals allowed per game and a save percentage of 93.62;
– Best defenseman was Sandis Ozolins (Atlant). The Latvian veteran assisted on four goals in four appearances and earned a +5 for the week;
– Best attacker was Nikolai Zherdev (Atlant). In four outings he scored five goals, including two game-winners, added two assists and merited a +4;
– Best rookie was young Dynamo Moscow goalkeeper Alexander Sharychenkov, who took part in three games, saved 95.45% of shots and allowed an average of just 1.32 goals per game.