To mark the end of the third 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 Vasily Koshechkin
(Metallurg Magnitogorsk), who in three games recorded one shutout, a goals against average of 0.65 and a save percentage of 97.18;
– Best defenseman
was Pavel Lukin
(Severstal), with three points (2+1) from two outings and a +4;
– Best forward
was Pavel Buchnevich
(Severstal), with six points (4+2) from three games;
– Best rookie
was 19-year-old Avangard goaltender Denis Kostin
, who played in two games and finished the week with one shutout, a GAA of 0,48 and a %SV of 98.5.