In the Gagarin Cup playoffs’ first round, the League’s teams played a total of 22 games, with 192 players (13 goalies, 63 defensemen, and 116 forwards) taking part in the action. The average goals-per-game was at 5.32 – the second all-time highest average for second-round series.
- Best goalie was Roman Will (Traktor), who had four wins in six games. The Czech goalie faced 156 shots, or 26 per night, posting a saves percentage of 95.51% and a goals-against average of 1.18. Will succeed Michael Garnett as the most recent Traktor goalie to be awarded as the best in his role at the Conference Semifinals and Finals stage.
- Best defenseman for the second time in his career was Damir Sharipzyanov (Avangard), who scored 4 (3+1) points in seven games, with a plus-3 differential. The blueliner recorded seven hits, blocked eleven shots, and earned two powerplays for the Hawks. He also posted an average time on ice of 25 minutes and 24 seconds.
- Best forward for the second time in his career at the playoff stage was Nikolai Goldobin (Metallurg), who scored 7 (3+4) points in seven games. Goldobin posted no negative ratings and terminated the series against Avangard with a plus-3 differential. He also had a hat trick in game three. The forward recorded five hits, blocked three shots, and earned five powerplays for his team.
- Best rookie for the second time in his career at the playoff stage was forward Arseny Gritsyuk (Avangard), who scored 6 (5+1) points in seven games. Gritsyuk recorded six hits, blocked two shots, and earned two powerplays for his team.