To mark the end of the first week’s play of the seventh season of the Championship, The Kontinental Hockey League has named the best players of the week in four categories.
– Best goaltender
of the week was Ivan Kasutin
(Torpedo), who played in two games, recording one shutout and a save percentage of 96.08;
– Best defenseman
was Anton Belov
(SKA), with two goals in two outings and a +2;
– Best forward
was Jonathan Cheechoo
(Dinamo Minsk), whose account for the new season shows 7 points (4+3) from two games;
– Best rookie
was Metallurg Magnitogorsk’s 20-year-old defenseman, Alexei Bereglazov
, who finished the week with a +1.