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2011–12 NHL season
League National Hockey League
Sport Ice hockey
Duration October 6, 2011 – June 11, 2012
Number of games 82
Number of teams 30
Regular season
Presidents' Trophy Vancouver Canucks
Season MVP Evgeni Malkin (Pittsburgh)
Top scorer Evgeni Malkin (Pittsburgh)
Playoffs
Eastern champions New Jersey Devils
  Eastern runners-up New York Rangers
Western champions Los Angeles Kings
  Western runners-up Phoenix Coyotes
Playoffs MVP Jonathan Quick (Los Angeles)
Stanley Cup
Stanley Cup champions Los Angeles Kings
  Runners-up New Jersey Devils
NHL seasons

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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 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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