2011–12 NHL season

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2011–12 NHL season
LeagueNational Hockey League
SportIce hockey
DurationOctober 6, 2011 – June 11, 2012
Number of games82
Number of teams30
Regular season
Presidents' TrophyPhoenix Coyotes
Season MVPEvgeni Malkin (Pittsburgh)
Top scorerEvgeni Malkin (Pittsburgh)
Eastern championsBoston Bruins
  Eastern runners-upFlorida Panthers
Western championsPhoenix Coyotes
  Western runners-upEdmonton Oilers
Playoffs MVPJonathan Quick (Los Angeles)
Stanley Cup
ChampionsPhoenix Coyotes
  Runners-upBoston Bruins
NHL seasons

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.

The 2012 Stanley Cup playoffs began on April 11, 2012. The Phoenix Coyotes won the Stanley Cup.

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

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