To mark the end of the eleventh 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
for the second time this season was Ilya Ezhov
(Lada), who helped the Togliatti men win both their games of a week in which he recorded one shutout, a goals against average of 1.01 and a save percentage of 97.33;
– Best defenseman
, also for the second time of the campaign, was Nikita Zaitsev
(CSKA), with 2 points (1+1) in three appearances and a +4;
– Best forward
was Alexander Svitov
(Ak Bars), with a haul of 6 points (3+3) from three outings;
– Best rookie
was 18-year-old CSKA forward Andrei Kuzmenko
, who played in three games, scoring one goal, earning a +4, and averaging 6 minutes 53 seconds of ice time.