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
Pos Team GP W L OTL ROW GF GA GD Pts
1 y – St. Louis Blues 82 49 22 11 45 210 165 +45 109
2 x – Nashville Predators 82 48 26 8 43 237 210 +27 104
3 x – Detroit Red Wings 82 48 28 6 39 248 203 +45 102
4 x – Chicago Blackhawks 82 45 26 11 38 248 238 +10 101
5 Columbus Blue Jackets 82 29 46 7 25 202 262 −60 65
Source: National Hockey League
x – Clinched playoff spot; y – Clinched division.

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]

2012 Stanley Cup playoffs

Legend:       Win       Loss

References[change | change source]

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