To mark the end of the first week’s play of the sixth season of the KHL Championship, the League has rewarded the best players of the week in four categories:
– Best goaltender of the week was Jeff Glass (Spartak), who played in both of his team’s games and did not allow a single goal;
– Best defenseman was Maxim Chudinov (SKA), who in two appearances earned one point and an efficiency rating of +6;
– Best attacker was Alexander Korolyuk (Vityaz), who scored 3 goals in two outings and finished the week with a +5.
– Best rookie was Atlant forward Nikita Soshnikov, who scored a goal on his KHL debut.