To mark the end of the seventh week’s play of the sixth season of the KHL Championship, the League has rewarded the best players of the week in four categories:
– Best goaltender was Ivan Lisutin (Vityaz), who in two games recorded a save percentage of 97.01 and a goals against average of 0.96;
– Best defenseman was Brent Sopel (Salavat Yulaev), who took 3 points (0+3) from three victorious games and finished the week with a +4;
– Best forward for the second week running was Danis Zaripov (Metallurg Magnitogorsk), with 6 points (4+2) from three outings;
– Best rookie was Dynamo Moscow’s teenage defenseman Gleb Koryagin, who made two appearances, earning one point (0+1) and a +3.