To mark the end of the tenth week’s play of the eighth season of the Championship, the Kontinental Hockey League has named the best players of the week in four categories.
– Best goaltender
was Alexander Salak
(Sibir), who helped his team to three wins, including one shutout, from three games; recording a goals against average of 0.67 and a save percentage of 97.7;
– Best defenseman
was Philip Larsen
(Jokerit), with three appearances, two victories, 5 points (1+4) and 14 shots at goal. Larsen did not receive a single negative plus/minus in any game and earned a +5 for the week;
– Best forward
was Mikelis Redlihs
(Dinamo Riga), with 6 points (3+3), including a double against Jokerit, and a +3 for the week, helping the Riga men win three of their four games;
– Best rookie
was 19-year-old Severstal forward Daniil Vovchenko
, who was given three outings and ended the week with 3 points (2+1), a +1 and an average ice time of 15 minutes 27 seconds. Vovchenko’s goal against Dynamo Moscow sealed victory for the Cherepovets men.