The Kontinental Hockey League’s commission has determined the best player of the second month of the Regular Season in four categories.

- Best goalie was Harri Sateri (Sibir), who won six of eight games, including one shutout. The Novosibirsk netminder posted a saves percentage of 95.29% (facing 191 shots) and a goals-against average of 1.18. Sateri posted a shutout streak of 140 minutes and 02 seconds. Sibir’s five-game winning streak, with the Finn goalie between the piping, allowed the Novosibirsk side to reach the third position in the Eastern Conference standings.

- Best defenseman was Albert Yarullin (Ak Bars), who won 8 from 11 games with his team, scoring 8 (1+7) points. The Kazan defenseman ended October being plus-7. Yarullin scored points in eight games, had 20 shots on goal, and recorded 21 hits (best figure in October).

- Best forward was Vadim Shipachyov (Dynamo Moscow), who won 8 of 12 games with his team, scoring 15 (3+12) points (best figure in October) with a plus-9 rating. In the Oct. 29 game against Avangard, Shipachyov posted the lone goal of the match. The Dynamo Moscow forward scored points in nine games, had 24 shots on goal, recorded 11 hits, and blocked 7 shots from the opposition.

- Best rookie was forward Artyom Galimov (Ak Bars), who won 9 from 11 games with his team, scoring three goals, two of them being the game-winners of the respective encounters (in the road game against Dinamo Minsk, and the home match against Barys). The 20-years-old forward ended the month with a plus-3 rating, had 16 shots on goal, 2 hits, and 2 blocked shots. Galimov logged an average time on ice of 12 minutes and 46 seconds.

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