To mark the end of the eleventh week’s play of the eighth season of the Championship, the Kontinental Hockey League has named the best players of the week in four categories.

Best goaltender was Georgy Gelashvili (Ugra), who helped his team to victory in all three games. No opponent managed more than a single goal against Gelashvili in any game, and he finished the week with a save percentage of 96.55;

Best defenseman was Roman Savchenko (Barys), who also recorded three wins in three appearances, contributing 3 points (2+1) and 8 hits. Savchenko did not receive a single minus rating in any game and earned a +4 for the week;

Best forward was Kaspars Daugavins (Torpedo), with 6 points (3+3) from three victorious outings and a +3 for the week. Daugavins’s haul included one game-winner and he hit a double against Slovan;

Best rookie was 20-year-old Ugra forward Pavel Varfolomeyev, who featured in all three of the Khanty-Mansiysk men’s successful outings and averaged 15:00 of ice time. Varfolomeyev ended the week with 2 points (2+0), including the game-winning goal against Neftekhimik.