Last week, the League’s teams played 31 games, with 577 players (41 goalies, 191 defensemen, and 345 forwards) taking part in the action. The scoring was at 4,68 goals per game.
— Best goalie for the fourth time in his career was Lars Johansson (SKA), who won two games last week. The Swedish netminder faced 46 shots, or 23 per night, posting a saves percentage of 100,00% and a goals-against average of 0.00. Johansson posted shutouts in SKA’s wins over Lokomotiv (1:0) and SKA (5:0).
— Best defenseman for first time in his career was Jesse Blacker (Avtomobilist), who won three games with his team last week. Blacker had 4 (1+3) points, posted no negative ratings, and compiled a plus-7 differential. He also recorded seven hits.
— Best forward for the first time in his career was Nikita Tertyshny (Traktor), who won three games from three with his team last week. Tertyshny scored 4 (3+1) points, posted no negative ratings, and compiled a plus-3 rating. The Traktor forward scored goals in each of the sixth week’s games, recorded one hit, and blocked two shots.
— Best rookie for the second time in his career was goalie Vladimir Galkin (Avtomobilist), who won three games last week. Galkin faced 83 shots, or 27.7 per night, with a saves percentage of 93.98% and posting a goals-against average of 1.67. Galkin was already awarded Best rookie honors in 2019-2020’s 20th week.