To mark the end of the sixth 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 Alexander Yeryomenko (Dynamo Moscow), who in two outings saved 98.15% of shots at his goal and allowed an average of 0.5 goals per game;
– Best defenseman was Juuso Hietanen (Torpedo), who assisted on three goals in three games and earned an efficiency rating for the week of +7;
– Best attacker was Dmitry Makarov (Torpedo), who took ten points (4+6) from three games and merited a +5 for the week;
– Best rookie was Damir Zhafyarov (Metallurg Novokuznetsk, pictured). The young forward made three appearances, and his haul for the week was one goal, one assist and a +2.