Players of the Week 20: Stepanek, Kutuzov, Yunkov & Smurov

1 February 2014, 12:32
To mark the end of the twentieth 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 was Jakub Stepanek (Severstal), who played in two games, finishing the week with one shutout, SV% .9804 and GAA 0.48; 

Best defenseman was Alexander Kutuzov (Sibir), with three assists in two appearances and a rating for the week of +2; 

Best forward was Alexander Yunkov (Amur), with 4 points (3+1) from two games; 

Best rookie was 20-year-old Amur forward Sergei Smurov, thanks to a goal and an assist in two outings.