November’s finest. Players of the month06.12.2012
To mark the end of the third month’s play of the fifth season of the championship, The Kontinental Hockey League’s panel of judges, which now includes Boris Mayorov, Sergei Gimayev and Oleg Bratash, has named the best players of the month in four categories.
– Best goaltender of the month was Rastislav Stana (CSKA), who helped his team to victory in four of his five games, including one shutout, saving 91.67% of shots at his goal and allowing an average of 1.56 goals per game;
– Best defenseman was Victor Hedman (Barys), who in eight outings assisted on ten goals and earned a +10 for the month;
– Best attacker was Artyom Anisimov (Lokomotiv), who took 12 points (6+6) from 9 games and merited a +9 for November;
– Best rookie was forward Viktor Antipin (Metallurg Magnitogorsk), who made 9 appearances and added 7 points (3+4) to his account. Viktor finished the month at a +1 and spent an average of 22 minutes and 40 seconds on the ice.