Last week, including Feb. 9’s two games, the League’s teams played a total of 36 games, with 560 players (42 goalies, 183 defensemen, and 335 forwards) taking part in the action. The average goals-per-game was at 5.31.
— Best goalie for the 18th time in his career was Vasily Koshechkin (Metallurg), who won two games of two last week, including one shutout. The Magnitogorsk netminder faced 80 shots (or 40 per night), posting a saves percentage of 97.5% and a goals-against average of 1.00. Koshechkin was awarded Best goalie of the week 12 times while representing Metallurg, four times with Severstal, and two with Lada.
Vasily Koshechkin makes 42 saves, Metallurg blanks Ak Bars, wins 9th straight game. pic.twitter.com/Jh6d3L0YGY— KHL (@khl_eng) February 5, 2021
— Best defenseman for the third time in his career was Jakub Jerabek (Vityaz), who won two games from three with his team last week. The Czech defenseman had 4 (1+3) points and posted no negative ratings, ending the week being plus-4. Jerabek had nine shots on goal and recorded two hits.
— Best forward for the first time in his KHL career was Klim Kostin (Avangard), who won three games from three with his team last week. Kostin scored 8 (3+5) points, including potting the game-winner against Dinamo Riga. The Avangard forward posted no negative ratings, ending the week being plus-5, had seven shots on goal, recorded 13 hits, blocked one shot, and earned two powerplays for his team.
— Klim Kostin was also awarded Best rookie of the week honors.