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2012–13 NHL season
League National Hockey League
Sport Ice hockey
Duration January 19 – June 24, 2013
Number of games 48
Number of teams 30
Total attendance 12,758,849
Regular season
Presidents' Trophy Chicago Blackhawks
Season MVP Alexander Ovechkin (Washington)
Top scorer Martin St. Louis (Tampa Bay)
Eastern champions Boston Bruins
  Eastern runners-up Pittsburgh Penguins
Western champions Chicago Blackhawks
  Western runners-up Los Angeles Kings
Playoffs MVP Patrick Kane (Chicago)
Stanley Cup
Stanley Cup champions Chicago Blackhawks
  Runners-up Boston Bruins
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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 Chicago Blackhawks won the Stanley Cup on June 24, 2013 after defeating the Boston Bruins in six games.

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