To mark the end of the third round of the Gagarin Cup play-offs – the Conference finals – the Kontinental Hockey League has named the best players of the round in four categories.
– Best goaltender, as in the previous round, was Anders Nilsson
(Ak Bars), who repeated his semi-final feat of three shutouts in five games, ending the series with a save percentage of 97.54 and a goals against average of 0.58;
– Best defenseman was Anton Belov
(SKA), with 4 points (0+4) from 7 appearances and a +2;
– Best forward was Alexander Radulov
(CSKA), with a haul of 11 points (4+7) from seven outings;
– Best rookie was 20-year-old Sibir defenseman Ivan Vereshchagin
, who played in all 5 games, averaging 11 minutes 41 seconds on the ice.