Players of the Week 12

24 November 2014, 17:18
To mark the end of the twelfth 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 was Johan Backlund (Slovan), who in two games recorded one shutout, a save percentage of 98.21 and a goals against average of 0.48; 

Best defenseman was Kirill Koltsov (Salavat Yulaev), with 6 points (3+3) from just two appearances and a +3; 

Best forward was Jarno Koskiranta (Sibir), who in three outings added 7 points (4+3) to his account and earned a +4 for the week; 

Best rookie was 20-year-old Torpedo defenseman Artyom Blazhiyevsky, who played in two games, scoring one goal and averaging 20 minutes 42 seconds on the ice.