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To mark the end of the third full month's play of the tenth season of the Championship, the Kontinental Hockey League has named the best players of November in four categories.

– Best goaltender was Vasily Koshechkin (Metallurg Magnitogorsk), who tasted victory in five of his 10 outings. The Magnitka goalie posted a save percentage of 94.84, a goals against average of 1.79, and his shutout series stretched to 174 minutes and 51 seconds – the best in the League for November;

– Best defenseman, for the second successive month, was Nikita Tryamkin (Avtomobilist). The 23-year-old Russian also recorded five wins in 10 matches, ending the month with 7 (3+4) points (including a double against Severstal), a +9 efficiency rating, 42 shots, 15 blocks, and 28 hits – the highest November total of any defenseman in the League;

– Best forward was Zach Boychuk (Slovan), who helped the Yekaterinburg team to victory in five of his nine outings. The 28-year-old Canadian scored two doubles, against Amur and Vityaz, and struck the game-winner against Kunlun Red Star, part of a points haul of 11 (6+5) for November. He also blocked 10 of the opposition's shots and earned a +4 for the month;

– Best rookie was Dynamo Moscow forward Alexander Petunin, who celebrated victory in six of his seven outings. The 20-year-old's personal account shows 7 (3+4) points, 11 shots, 6 hits, an average of 14 minutes 18 seconds on the ice, and a +4 for the month.

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