Alexander Nikishin is the best KHL defenseman of January!
The Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) has revealed which players were the best of the month of January.
SKA representative Alexander Nikishin has been declared the best defenseman. In 11 matches, Alexander picked up 12 (0+12) points, 21 hits and blocked 12 shots.
The best goalkeeper is Timur Bilyalov of Ak Bars Kazan, Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod's Alexei Kruchinin is the top forward and the best rookie is Amur Khabarovsk forward Nikita Grebyonkin.