2011–12 NHL season

sports season

The 2011–12 NHL season was the 95th season of operation (94th season of play) of the National Hockey League (NHL). Thirty teams competed. There were 82 games in the regular season from October 6, 2011 to April 7, 2012.

2011–12 NHL season
LeagueNational Hockey League
SportIce hockey
DurationOctober 6, 2011 – June 11, 2012
Number of games82
Number of teams30
TV partner(s)CBC, TSN, RDS (Canada)
NBCSN, NBC, CNBC (United States)
Top draft pickRyan Nugent-Hopkins
Picked byEdmonton Oilers
Regular season
Presidents' TrophyVancouver Canucks
Season MVPEvgeni Malkin (Penguins)
Top scorerEvgeni Malkin (Penguins)
Playoffs MVPJonathan Quick (Kings)
Stanley Cup
ChampionsLos Angeles Kings
  Runners-upNew Jersey Devils
NHL seasons

The 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs began on April 11, 2012. The Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup.

During the off-season, the Atlanta Thrashers relocated to Winnipeg, Manitoba, to become the Winnipeg Jets.

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