— Best goalie was Jakub Kovar (Avtomobilist), who won the first two games of the new season, including one shutout (against Spartak) and allowing only one goal in the other clash. The Ural club’s goalie had a saves percentage of 98.41% (the best result in the week), facing 63 shots, an average of 31.5 per night. He also recorded a goals-against average of 0.50. Kovar’s shutout streak is still alive and now at 96 minutes and 02 seconds, again, the best result in the week.
— Best defenseman was Darren Dietz (Barys), who scored a goal in each of last week’s two games, including the game-winner against Dinamo Riga. The Kazakh franchise’s defenseman finished both games with a positive rating (+3), had 11 shots on goal (the best result in the week among D-men), topping the league with an average of 22 minutes and 38 seconds spent on the ice.
— Best forward was Magnus Paajarvi Svensson (Lokomotiv), who scored 4 (2+2) points in last week’s two games — the best numbers of the week. The Lokomotiv’s forward scored a goal in each of the played games, including the game-winner against Spartak. Paajarvi had 10 shots on goal (the best result in the week among forwards) and posted no negative ratings, ending the week plus-3.
— Best rookie was defenseman Dmitry Samorukov (CSKA), the author of the KHL’s 2020-2021 season’s first goal. The 21-years-old blueliner scored in his Kontinental Hockey League’s debut game. Samorukov posted no negative ratings, ending the week plus-2, had four shots on goal, and logged an average of 18 minutes and 04 seconds on the ice.