To mark the end of the eighth 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 Rafael Khakimov
(Metallurg Novokuznetsk), with one shutout in two games, a goals against average of 0.96 and a save percentage of 97.40;
– Best defenseman
was Ilya Shinkevich
(Dinamo Minsk), with 2 points (0+2) from three outings and a +5;
– Best forward
was Ladislav Nagy
(Slovan), who in three games added 7 points (2+5) to his account;
– Best rookie
was 18-year-old Lada forward Alexander Sharov
, who made three appearances, scored one goal, assisted on one more, and averaged 12 minutes 35 seconds of ice time.