The Kontinental Hockey League’s commission has determined the best players of the seventeenth week of the Regular Season in four categories.

- best goalie was Magnus Hellberg (SKA), who won two of two away games last week. He posted a shutout against Dinamo Minsk, his seventh of the season, and now leads the league in this statistic. Hellberg had a saves percentage of 97.50% with a goals-against average of 0.50.

- best defenseman was Darren Dietz (Barys), who won two of two away games last week with his team, scoring 3 (2+1) points (best result in the week among defensemen). The Canadian defenseman scored two game-winning goals last week, against HC Sochi and Spartak. Moreover, he posted a positive rating (plus-3), had 12 shots on goal, and blocked four shots from the opposition.

- best forward was Jiri Sekac (Ak Bars), who won two of two games last week with his team, scoring 3 (2+1) points. The Czech forward scored two game-winning goals last week, against Avangard and Salavat Yulaev. Sekac posted no negative ratings, being plus-1 for the week. He also had eight shots on goal.

- best rookie was goalie Ilya Konovalov (Lokomotiv), who won two games last week, including a shutout against HC Slovan, the sixth in the season for the 20-years-old netminder. Konovalov had a saves percentage of 97.87% (best numbers in the week) with a goals-against average of 0.50.

Alessandro Seren Rosso Alessandro Seren Rosso
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