2012–13 NHL season

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2012–13 NHL season
LeagueNational Hockey League
SportIce hockey
DurationJanuary 19 – June 24, 2013
Number of games48
Number of teams30
Total attendance12,758,849
Regular season
Presidents' TrophyLos Angeles Kings
Season MVPAlexander Ovechkin (Washington)
Top scorerMartin St. Louis (Tampa Bay)
Playoffs
Eastern championsBoston Bruins
  Eastern runners-upPhiladelphia Flyers
Western championsLos Angeles Kings
  Western runners-upChicago Blackhawks
Playoffs MVPPatrick Kane (Chicago)
Stanley Cup
ChampionsLos Angeles Kings
  Runners-upBoston Bruins
NHL seasons

The 2012–13 NHL season was the 96th season of operation (95th season of play) of the National Hockey League (NHL).

30 teams competed. There were 48 games. The regular season began on January 19, 2013 and ended on April 28, 2013. The season start was to begin on October 11, 2012 but was delayed due to the 2012–13 NHL lockout

The playoffs began on April 30, 2013. The Los Angeles Kings won the Stanley Cup on June 24, 2013 after defeating the Boston Bruins in seven games.

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