2011–12 Chicago Blackhawks season

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The 2011–12 Chicago Blackhawks season was the team's 86th season in the National Hockey League (NHL). The Blackhawks signed goaltender Corey Crawford to a 3 year, 8 million dollar contract[1]. They clinched the playoffs on March 31, 2012 when they defeated the Nashville Predators 5-4. Their win marked the 4th consecutive season in which the Blackhawks made the playoffs[2]. They were defeated by the Phoenix Coyotes in the first round of the 2012 Stanley Cup Playoffs.

Regular season[change | change source]

Central Division [3] GP W L OTL GF GA PTS
y-St. Louis Blues 82 49 22 11 210 165 109
Nashville Predators 82 48 26 8 237 210 104
Detroit Red Wings 82 48 28 6 248 203 102
Chicago Blackhawks 82 45 26 11 248 238 101
Columbus Blue Jackets 82 29 46 7 202 262 65

GP – Games Played W – Wins L – Losses OTL – OT/Shootout Losses GF – Goals For GA – Goals Against PTS – Points
* – Division Leader x – Clinched Playoff spot y – Clinched Division z – Clinched Conference p – Clinched Presidents' Trophy e – Eliminated from Playoff Contention

Playoffs[change | change source]

Game # Date Visitor Home Score OT Series
2011-12 NHL Western Conference Quarter-finals - (3) Phoenix Coyotes vs (6) Chicago Blackhawks [4]
1 April 12 Blackhawks Coyotes 2 - 3 OT Phoenix leaded series 1 - 0
2 April 14 Blackhawks Coyotes 4 - 3 OT Series tied 1 - 1
3 April 17 Coyotes Blackhawks 3 - 2 OT Phoenix leaded series 2 - 1
4 April 19 Coyotes Blackhawks 3 - 2 OT Series tied 2 - 2
5 April 21 Blackhawks Coyotes 2 - 1 OT Phoenix leads series 3 - 2
6 April 23 Coyotes Blackhawks 4 - 0 Coyotes win series 4 - 2

References[change | change source]

Preceded by
2010–11 Chicago Blackhawks season
Chicago Blackhawks
2011–12 season
Succeeded by
2012–13 Chicago Blackhawks season