The commission for determining the best hockey players, based on statistical data provided by the statistics department of the KHL Central Information Bureau, and an analytical assessment, determined the winners of the 11th week in four categories.
Last week, 33 games were held, in which 549 hockey players took part (39 goalkeepers, 183 defensemen and 327 forwards). Average performance: 5.09 goals per game.
– recognized as the best goalkeeper for the first time in his career Sergey Ivanov (Admiral), with one win in three matches of the week, one game also ended in a shootout. Ivanov received 123 shots on goal (41 on average per game), of which he saved 97.56%. The reliability coefficient was 0.99. In the match against Amur, Ivanov kept a clean sheet for the first time for Admiral.
– recognized as the best defender for the second time in his career Jeremy Roy (“Vityaz”), who scored 6 (0+6) points in five matches of the week. The Canadian defender’s utility score was +4. He also has three power moves, 10 blocked shots and one tackle.
– recognized as the best forward for the first time in his career Maxim Tsyplakov (“Spartak”), who scored 5 (5+0) points in three matches of the week. The goals in the matches with Dynamo Moscow and Lada became victorious for his team. Tsyplakov also has 12 power moves and one blocked shot.
– a goalkeeper was recognized as the best newcomer for the first time in his career Sergey Ivanov (“Admiral”)
Players from 2002 and younger who have played a total of no more than 20 games in the KHL in previous seasons are nominated for the title of best newcomer.