To mark the end of the twenty-third 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 Andrei Gavrilov
(HC Sochi), who made three appearances and helped his team record two victories and a shootout defeat, finishing the week with a save percentage of 96.88 and a goals against average of 0.96;
– Best defenseman
was Deron Quint
(Traktor), with 2 points (0+2) from three games and a +4;
– Best forward
was Stephane Da Costa
(CSKA), who in four outings added 10 points (5+5) to his account;
– Best rookie
was 20-year-old CSKA forward Maxim Mamin
, with a haul of 4 points (2+2) from two games and an average ice time of 7 minutes 41 seconds.