March’s finest: Nilsson, Denisov, Radulov & Semyonov
To mark the end of the seventh month’s play of the seventh season of the Championship, the Kontinental Hockey League has named the best players of the month in four categories.
– Best goaltender
was Anders Nilsson
(Ak Bars), who in 12 outings recorded 4 shutouts, a goals against average of 1.20 and a save percentage of 95.3;
– Best defenseman
was Denis Denisov
(CSKA), who made 10 appearances without a single negative “plus/minus”, finishing the month with 4 points (1+3) and a +12;
– Best rookie
was 20-year-old Avangard forward Kirill Semyonov
, whose account for February showed 9 games, 4 points (3+1) and a +2.