To mark the end of the fifth month’s play of the sixth season of the KHL Championship, The League has named the best players of the month in four categories.
– Best goaltender
for the second successive month was Jakub Kovar
(Avtomobilist). In January he helped his team to six victories in nine games, achieving three shutouts, SV% .9573 and GAA 1.31;
– Best defenseman
was Viktor Antipin
(Metallurg Magnitogorsk), with 5 points (4 goals, 1 assist) from 11 outings and a +14;
– Best forward
was November’s winner, Sergei Mozyakin
(Metallurg Magnitogorsk), with a haul of 19 points (11+8) and a +18 from 11 games;
– Best rookie
was young Atlant forward Sergei Shmelyov
, who scored 6 goals in 12 appearances and earned a +7 for the month.