Amur goalkeeper Lozebnikov was named KHL player of the week
MOSCOW, September 18 – Khabarovsk “Amur” goalkeeper Dmitry Lozebnikov was recognized as the best goalkeeper of the week in the Continental Hockey League (KHL), according to the organization’s website.
Lozebnikov made his debut in the starting lineup and won his first victory in the KHL in a match with Avangard Omsk (5:1). Just this week he played two matches; in the game against Novosibirsk Sibir, the goalkeeper helped his team win in a shootout (2:1). He saved 91.01% of shots on goal, his reliability coefficient was 0.96.
The best defenseman of the week for the first time in his career was Jesse Graham from Sochi, who scored 4 points (2 goals and 2 assists) in three matches. He did not finish any matches with a negative utility score, with an overall value of “+1”. He also has four blocked shots.
The best forward for the first time in his career was Nizhny Novgorod Torpedo forward Maxim Letunov, who has 6 points (5+1) in three matches. He scored in every meeting of the week, and in the game with Beijing Kunlun Red Star he scored a hat-trick in one period. He also made two power moves and blocked two shots.
Torpedo defender Anton Silaev was recognized as the best newcomer of the week for the second time this season, scoring 3 points (1+2) in three matches. In the game against Ak Bars Kazan, the 17-year-old defender scored his debut goal and became the youngest goal scorer in the history of Torpedo. He also has six power moves and one blocked shot.