Goaltender Igor Shesterkin picked up his 18th win of the season for SKA Saint Petersburg in the Kontinental Hockey League on Monday, stopping 36 shots in a 6-3 over CSKA.
The 2014 fourth-round pick is 18-2-2 this season with a .946 SV% and a 1.43 GAA with eight shutoutsin 24 games. Shesterkin is third in save percentage, second in GAA and first in shutouts.
Fellow goaltending prospect Adam Huska was named the Hockey East Rookie of the Week after backstopping the UConn Huskies to a 4-0 win over Boston University Saturday night. It was his first shutout of the season, and he's now stopped 30 or more shots in six of his seven starts.
The 2015 seventh-round pick is 2-2-2 with a 2.60 GAA and a .930 SV% this season.