Players of the Week 24
To mark the end of the twenty-fourth and final week’s play of the regular season, the Kontinental Hockey League has named the best players of the week in four categories.
– Best goaltender
, for the second time this season, was Anders Nilsson
(Ak Bars), with three appearances, two victories, one shutout, a save percentage of 97.40 and a goals against average of 0.65;
– Best defenseman
, also for the second time this season, was Kirill Koltsov
(Salavat Yulaev), with 3 points (1+2) from three games and a +4;
– Best forward
was Andrei Taratukhin
(Atlant), with a haul of 4 points (4+0) and a +2 from three outings;
– Best rookie
was 21-year-old Medvescak forward Edwin Hedberg
, with 3 points (1+2) from three games, a +1 for the week and an average ice time of 20 minutes 22 seconds.