To mark the end of the first month’s play of the seventh season of the Championship, The Kontinental Hockey League has named the best players of the month in four categories.
– Best goaltender
was Stanislav Galimov
(CSKA), who in nine games recorded nine victories, three shutouts, a goals against average of 1. 34 and a save percentage of 94.15;
– Best defenseman
was Anton Belov
(SKA), with four points (2+2) from 10 outings and a +10;
– Best forward
was Sergei Shirokov
(Avangard), with a haul of 19 points (14+5) from 11 games and a +15 for the month;
– Best rookie
was 18-year-old Metallurg Magnitogorsk attacker Vladislav Kamenev
, who played in 12 games, finishing the month with seven points (4+3) and a +3.