Players of the week22.10.2012
To mark the end of the seventh week’s play of the championship, The Kontinental Hockey League has named the best players of the week in four categories.
– Best goaltender of the week was Sergei Gaiduchenko (Sibir), who won two games out of three during the week, saving 94.9% of shots and allowing an average of 1.64 goals per game;
– Best defenseman was Anton Belov (Avangard), who in three games scored two goals, added one assist and earned a +4;
– Best attacker was Igor Skorokhodov (Yugra), who scored four goals in four outings, despite averaging only 10 minutes and 17 seconds on the ice.
– Best rookie was young defenseman Nikita Nesterov (Traktor), who made three appearances and merited a +3 for the week, with an average ice time of 16 minutes and 52 seconds.