To mark the end of the nineteenth 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 Alexander Sudnitsin
(Neftekhimik), with one shutout in two games, a save percentage of 98.59 and a goals against average of 0.50;
– Best defenseman
was Alexander Kutuzov
(Salavat Yulaev), with 3 points (2+1) in three appearances and a +5;
– Best forward
was Andre Petersson
(HC Sochi), with a haul of 8 points (5+3) in three outings;
– Best rookie
, for the second time this season, was 19-year-old Avangard goalie Denis Kostin
, who played in three games, ending the week with a %Sv of 94.95 and a GAA of 1.67.