The Kontinental Hockey League (KHL) has revealed which players were the best of the month of September.
SKA representative Alexander Nikishin has been named the best defenseman. In 12 matches, Nikishin recorded nine (2+7) points, a +6 plus/minus rating, 17 hits and 16 blocked shots. His average ice time was 20 minutes and 49 seconds.
The best goalkeeper is Dynamo Moscow's Ilya Konovalov, the best forward is Sergei Shirokov of Avtomobilist Yekaterinburg and the top rookie is Torpedo Nizhny Novgorod forward Vitaly Atanasov.