18 weeks of KHL hockey have been played and the league is now slowly sailing towards the playoff shore. Here are the best players for the previous week.
The best goalie was Adam Reideborn (Ak Bars), who won two games of two last week, including one shutout. The Swedish netminder faced 58 shots (or 29 per night), posting a 98.28 saves percentage and a GAA of 0.50. His shutout streak is still alive and is now at 116 minutes and 18 seconds.
The best defenseman was Korbinian Holzer (Avtomobilist), who won four games of four with his team last week. Holzer had 2 (1+1) points last week, and posted no negative ratings, ending the week being plus-4. The German blueliner had 12 shots on goal, recorded three hits, and blocked three shots.
The best forward was Peter Holland (Avtomobilist), who won four games of four with his team last week. Holland had 7 (4+3) points, including a double against Dinamo Minsk. The forward posted no negative ratings, ending the week being plus-5. Holland had eight shots on goal and blocked four shots.
The best rookie was defenseman Alexander Alexeyev (Salavat Yulaev). The 21-years-old blueliner had 3 (2+1) points, including potting the game-winner against Barys. Alexeyev posted no negative ratings, ending the week being plus-2. He also had seven shots on goal, recorded one hit, and blocked one shot.