March’s finest: Sanford, Gorokhov, Mozyakin & Vasilevsky
To mark the end of the seventh 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
was Curtis Sanford
(Lokomotiv), who in 14 appearances recorded two shutouts, a save percentage of 94.92 and a goals against average of 1.65;
– Best defenseman
was Ilya Gorokhov
(Lokomotiv), with 8 points (2+6) from 15 outings and a +7 for the month;
– Best forward
, for the third time this season, was Sergei Mozyakin
(Metallurg Magnitogorsk), with a haul of 20 points (7+13) and a +12 from 11 games;
– Best rookie
was was November’s winner, 19-year-old Salavat Yulaev goalie Andrei Vasilevsky
, who helped his team to victory in 8 of his 14 games, saving 93.43% of shots and allowing an average of 2.17 goals per game.