Former head coach of the Russian national team Vladimir Plushev named Czech striker Dmitry Yashkin CSKA Kazakh defender Darren Dietz and Canadian goalie Edouard Pasquale the best foreign players of the last season of the Continental Hockey League (KHL ).
– Top 3 of the best foreign players of the season in the KHL? Yashkin has played more or less consistently throughout the season. It’s clear. CSKA defender Dietz is probably an interesting guy. And also Magnitogorsk goalkeeper Pasquale. Here is the trio. No one else caught my eye.
Why Pasquale and not Reideborn from CSKA? It’s my point of view. Yes, Reideborn played stable in the playoffs, but not throughout the season,” Plyushchev told Legalbet.
Yashkin, 30, played 67 games for SKA last season, scoring 62 (40+22) points. During the Gagarin Cup playoffs, the striker scored 14 games and 7 (5+2) points.
Dietz, 29, played 44 games for CSKA last season, scoring 15 (5+10) points. In the Gagarin Cup playoffs, the defender has 27 games and 11 (4+7) points.
Pasquale in the 2022/23 season played 50 KHL regular season games for Metallurg, scored 23 wins, including three without conceded, with a reliability coefficient of 2.25. In 10 playoff games, the 32-year-old has saved 90.6% of shots on goal for a 2.67 safety factor.
Source : MatchTV
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