To mark the end of the twenty-first 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 Jeff Glass
(Dinamo Minsk), who helped his team to victory in all three games. Glass ended the week with one shutout, a save percentage of 97.14 and a goals against average of 0.97;
– Best defenseman
was Georgy Misharin
(Sibir), who featured in four games and celebrated three wins, recording 3 points (1+2), 7 shots, 4 hits and a +8 for the week;
– Best forward
was Artyom Fyodorov
(Dynamo Moscow), whose haul of 5 points (4+1), including a double at Admiral, helped his team achieve four victories in four outings on the road. Fyodorov did not receive a single minus rating on his way to earning a +3 for the week;
– Best rookie
was 19-year-old CSKA forward Andrei Svetlakov
, whose account shows three goals and a +2 from three appearances – all victories - with an average ice time of 13 minutes 25 seconds. Two of Svetlakov’s goals came in the derby against Spartak, and one of these was the game-winner.