The League’s teams played 31 games last week, with 547 players (37 goalies, 182 defensemen, and 328 forwards) taking part in the action. The scoring was at 4.77 goals per game, while the average attendance was 6,916 spectators per night.
- Best goalie for the first time in his career was Dmitry Lozebnikov (Amur ) who had one win in two games last week, and achieved one SO victory. The Tigers’ goalie faced 67 shots, or 33.5 per night, posting a saves percentage of 97.01% and a goals-against average of 0.96. The games against Avangard (5:1) and Sibir (2:1 SO) were his first KHL appearances as a starter.
- Best defenseman for the first time in his career was Jesse Graham (HC Sochi), who had 4 (2+2) points in three games last week. The d-man posted no negative ratings, ending the week with a plus-1 differential. Graham also blocked four shots and logged an average time on ice of 23:42.
- Best forward for the first time in his career was Maxim Letunov (Torpedo), who scored 6 (5+1) points in three games last week. He scored in each of last week’s games, including netting a hat-trick in a single period in the Thursday’s game against Kunlun Red Star. He also recorded two hits and blocked two shots from the opposition.
- Best rookie for the second time in his career was defenseman Anton Silayev (Torpedo), who scored 3 (1+2) points in three games last week. Silayev had his first career goal, becoming his team’s youngest-ever player to net a tally, and the third overall defenseman to score a goal as a 17-years-old. He also had six hits and one blocked shot.