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.