In the week spanned between the late 2020 and the early 2021, the League’s teams played a total of 23 games, with 495 players (33 goalies, 163 defensemen, and 299 forwards) taking part in the action.
— Best goalie was Juha Metsola (Salavat Yulaev), who won two games of two last week, including one shutout. Metsola faced 54 shots, or 27 per night, saving 96.30%, and posted a goals-against average of 0.98. Metsola has a shutout streak alive now at 84 minutes and 46 seconds.
— Best defenseman was Denis Barantsev (Lokomotiv), who scored 3 (0+3) points in three games last week, posting no negative ratings, ending the week being plus-3. He logged an average time on ice of 14 minutes and 50 seconds, recorded one hit, and blocked two shots.
— Best forward was Damir Zhafyarov (Torpedo), who won three games of three with his team last week. He scored 8 (2+6) points, getting on the scoresheet in all the last week’s games and reaching a career-high posting more than 37 points in a single regular season. Zhafyarov posted no negative ratings, ending the week being plus-4 and had seven shots on goal.
— Best rookie was forward Ivan Chekhovich (Torpedo), who won three games of three with his team last week, scoring 4 (2+2) points. Chekhovich got on the scoresheet in all the last week’s games, posting no negative ratings ending the week being plus-4. He also had 12 shots on goal and earned three powerplays for his team.