To mark the end of the sixteenth week’s play of the seventh season of the Championship, The Kontinental Hockey League has named the best players of the week in four categories.
– Best goaltender
was Jakub Stepanek
(Severstal), who in three games recorded one shutout, a save percentage of 94.03 and a goals against average of 1.34;
– Best defenseman
was Matthew Gilroy
(Atlant), with 3 points (1+2) from two appearances and a +4;
– Best forward
was Sergei Mozyakin
(Metallurg Magnitogorsk), with a haul of 8 points (5+3) from only three outings;
– Best rookie
was 20-year-old SKA forward Alexander Barabanov
, who played in three games, scored one goal, provided the pass for another and averaged 9 minutes 42 seconds of ice time.