To mark the end of the twelfth 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 Ilya Proskuryakov (CSKA), who made two appearances and recorded one shutout, a save percentage of 95.16 and a goals against average of 1.5;
– Best defenseman was Denis Kulyash (Avangard), with 4 points (2+2) from three games and a +1 for the week;
– Best forward was Brandon Bochenski (Barys), with a haul of 7 points (2+5) from three outings;
– Best rookie for the second time this season was teenage goalie Ilya Sorokin (Metallurg Novokuznetsk), who played in two games and finished the week with a 91.57 save percentage.