To mark the end of the eighteenth 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 for the second time this season was Jakub Kovar (Avtomobilist), thanks to two shutouts in two games;
– Best defenseman was Vladimir Denisov (Torpedo), who scored two goals, including a game-winner, in four games and finished the week at a +8;
– Best forward was Sergei Mozyakin (Metallurg Magnitogorsk), with 5 points (4+1) from three appearances and a rating of +5 for the week;
– Best rookie, also for the second time this season, was young forward Bogdan Yakimov (Neftekhimik), who recorded two goals and a +3 from his two outings.