To mark the end of the third week’s play of the championship, The Kontinental Hockey League has named the best players of the week in four categories.
– Best goaltender of the week was Konstantin Barulin (Ak Bars), who in three games saved 96.9% of shots and allowed an average of 0.97 goals. All three games were victories for the Kazan men and included one shutout by Barulin.
– Best defenseman was Evgeny Medvedev (Ak Bars), who took 3 points (1+2) from three outings and merited an efficiency rating for the week of +4;
– Best attacker was Jori Lehtera (Sibir), who also played in three games during the week, scoring two goals and providing the passes for five more.
– Best rookie was forward Tomas Mikus (Slovan), who appeared in two games, scored 2 points (1+1) and finished the week with a +2.