The Kontinental Hockey League’s commission has determined the best players of the Regular Season’s tenth week in four categories.

Last week, the League’s teams played 36 games, with 569 players (39 goalies, 188 defensemen, and 342 forwards) taking part in the action. The scoring was at 4.91 goals per game.

— Best goalie for the second time in his career was Harri Sateri (Sibir), who won two of three games last week. The Finn netminder faced 83 shots, or 27.7 per night, posting a saves percentage of 97.59% and a goals-against average of 0.67. In the game against Ak Bars (2:0), Sateri posted his 20th KHL shutout. He was awarded best goalie on the 2016-2017 fifth week, representing Vityaz.

— Best defenseman for the first time in his career was Theodor Lennstrom (Torpedo), who scored 6 (3+3) points in three games. The defenseman logged an average of 21 minutes and 45 seconds on the ice, and had 17 shots, two blocked shots, and earned two powerplays for his team. Lennstrom is the first Torpedo defenseman to be awarded best of the week honors after Philip Holm on the 2018-2019 eleventh week.

— Best forward for the fourth time in his career was Damir Zhafyarov (Torpedo), who scored 7 (5+2) points in three games. He potted the game-winner in the games against Lokomotiv (3:2) and HC Sochi (5:1). In the latter, Zhafyarov posted his first career hat-trick. The forward posted no negative ratings, and compiled a plus-2 differential. Zhafyarov was awarded best forward honors three times in 2020-2021.

— Best rookie was forward Kirill Melnichenko (HC Sochi), who scored 2 (0+2) points in three games. Melnichenko posted no negative ratings, compiling a plus-2 differential. He had three shots, two hits, three blocked shots, and earner two powerplays for his team.

Alessandro Seren Rosso Alessandro Seren Rosso
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