The Kontinental Hockey League’s commission has determined the best player of the playoffs’ conference finals in four categories.

— Best goalie was Lars Johansson (CSKA), who posted three shutouts in the six-game series against SKA and tied Anders Nilsson’s record (Ak Bars, 2014-2015 season) for most shutouts in a single playoff season with six. Johansson faced 171 shots, or 28.5 per night, with a saves percentage of 95.91% and a goals-against average of 1.02. Johansson was already awarded Best goalie honors in the 2017-2018 Conference finals.

— Best defenseman was Mat Robinson (CSKA), who scored 4 (1+3) points in six games. Robinson posted no negative ratings, ending the series being plus-5. The Canadian defenseman logged an average time on ice of 25 minutes and 36 seconds, recorded four hits, blocked seven shots, and earned a powerplay for his team. Robinson was awarded Best defenseman honors in the 2018-2019 Gagarin Cup finals.

— Best forward was Dmitry Voronkov (Ak Bars), who scored 7 (4+3) points in the seven-game series against Avangard. The forward logged an average time on ice of 15 minutes and 53 seconds, recorded 20 hits, blocked 11 shots, and earned two powerplays for his team.

— Best rookie for the first time in this year’s playoffs was Klim Kostin (Avangard), who scored 5 (3+2) points in the series against Ak Bars. He finished the clash against Kazan with a plus-4 rating, logging an average time on ice of 16 minutes and 15 seconds, recorded 22 hits, blocked seven shots, and earned two powerplays for his team.

Alessandro Seren Rosso Alessandro Seren Rosso
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