Players of the Week 18

12 January 2015, 16:54
To mark the end of the eighteenth 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 Johan Backlund (Slovan), with one shutout in two games, a save percentage of 96.88 and a goals against average of 0.96; 

Best defenseman was Albert Yarullin (Atlant), with 4 points (2+2) in three appearances and a +4; 

Best forward was Francis Pare (Traktor), who recorded 7 points (6+1) in three outings; 

Best rookie was 21-year-old Ugra forward Andrei Chibisov, who scored two goals in three games.