2011–12 GMHL season
|2011–12 GMHL season|
|League||Greater Metro Junior A Hockey League|
2011-09-09 – 2012-02-20
2012-02-20 – 2012-03-31
|Number of teams||14|
Come February, the top teams of the league played down for the Russell Cup, emblematic of the grand championship of the GMHL. Since the GMHL is independent from Hockey Canada and the Canadian Junior Hockey League, this is where the GMHL's season ends. The league champion was the Sturgeon Falls Lumberjacks as they defeated the Temiscaming Titans 4-games-to-2.
- Expansion granted to the Orangeville Americans.
- Expansion granted to the Mattawa Voyageurs.
- Expansion granted to the Temiscaming Titans.
- Expansion granted to the Vaughan Stars.
- Powassan Dragons renamed the Powassan Eagles.
- Vaughan Wild moved and renamed the Lefroy Wave.
- Oro-Medonte 77's leave league.
- Jamestown Jets leave league over arena dispute.
- Halton Huskies granted expansion for 2012-13.
- Powassan Eagles take one-year leave.
- Vaughan Stars league membership revoked November 28, 2011.
Note: GP = Games played; W = Wins; L = Losses; OTL = Overtime Losses; SL = Shootout Losses; GF = Goals For; GA = Goals Against; PTS = Points; x = clinched playoff berth; y = clinched division title; z = clinched conference title
Vaughan is shaded due to their membership being revoked during a league meeting November 28, 2011 for failing to attend mandatory GMHL Showcase Tournament. Their remaining 26 games will be awarded to their opponents as 3–0 victories.
Teams listed on the official league website.
Standings listed on official league website.
2011–12 Russell Cup Playoffs
|Bye Round||Quarter-finals||Semi-finals||Russell Cup Final|
Due to the structure of the playoff, the bracket order could be subject radical changes.
Playoff results are listed on the official league website.
The 2011–12 GMHL All-Star Game was hosted by Gravenhurst, Ontario on January 10, 2012.
- Team North America 9 - Team World 7
Note: GP = Games played; G = Goals; A = Assists; Pts = Points; PIM = Penalty Minutes
Note: GP = Games Played; Mins = Minutes Played; W = Wins; L = Losses: OTL = Overtime Losses; SL = Shootout Losses; GA = Goals Allowed; SO = Shutouts; GAA = Goals Against Average
- Scoring Leader - Andre Leclair (Temiscaming Titans)
- Most Valuable Player - Andre Leclair (Temiscaming Titans)
- Top Forward - Illes Gallo (Sturgeon Falls Lumberjacks)
- Top Defensive Forward - Myles Neuneker (Bradford Rattlers)
- Top Defenseman - Ryan Tremmel (Lefroy Wave)
- Top Goalie - Andrew Selbie (Bobcaygeon Bucks)
- Top Rookie - Tomas Nemeth (Elliot Lake Bobcats)
- Most Sportsmanlike Player - John Sweet (Deseronto Storm)
- Heart Award - Tyler Roache (Lefroy Wave)
- Top Coach - Tyler Fines (Orangeville Americans)
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- "CottageCountryNow Article: Hockey team stalls out". Cottagecountrynow.ca. 2011-08-25. Retrieved 2011-10-19.
2010–11 GMHL season
|GMHL seasons||Succeeded by
2012–13 GMHL season