12 from 12. Best forwards: Sergei Mozyakin
There are no prizes for guessing who is the KHL’s top forward. In 12 seasons, he’s a 12-time All-Star, a two-time Gagarin Cup winner, top scorer in the league on no fewer than six occasions and the all-time leading scorer in top-flight Russian hockey. He is, of course, the one and only Sergei Mozyakin.
12 from 12. Best goalies: Vasily Koshechkin
We’ve reached the top dogs in our rundown of the 12 best players in each position from the first 12 seasons of the KHL. And the best goalie — by a sizeable margin — is a two-time Gagarin Cup winner and Metallurg legend. With 327 wins in the league — 59 ahead of his closest rival — Vasily Koshechkin is our top stopper.