Another week of KHL hockey has passed by and the league has announced the best performers of the previous week.
The best goalie is Severstal Cherepovets’ Vladislav Podyapolsky. He appeared in two games during the week taking home two victories while recording one shutout. The 25-year-old goalie turned away 96,23% of the opposing shots averaging 0.97 GAA while his unbeaten streak lasted for 107 minutes and 10 seconds.
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The best defenseman comes from Dinamo Minsk – Brennan Menell. His team earned three victories and the player himself earned a goal and added an assist earning a positive rating of +5. Menell made 11 shots on goal while averaging 25 minutes and 55 seconds each game. The American also managed to block two shots.
The best forward of the week is a familiar name to those that have followed NHL for the last few years – Salavat Yulaev Ufa’s Nikita Soshnikov. His team played two games where Soshnikov earned seven points. Against Traktor Chelyabinsk, he tallied two goals and earned an assist while against Vitjaz Podolsk he assisted four times. He made 17 shots on goal and blocked two shots.
Best young player of the week – CSKA Moscow’s Dmitry Samorukov. His team won two games as the 21-year-old scored a goal and earned two assists while averaging 17 minutes and 18 seconds of ice time.