2011-12 All-Fantasy Teams

The 2011-12 NHL season is over so lets look at the makes the cut for the FHC All-Star Fantasy Teams.  Positions are taken from NHL.com.

All-Rookie Team
G – Braden Holtby was great in playoffs and won four of six starts in regular season.
D – Justin Faulk led all rookie dmen with five PP goals and 12 PP points.
D – Slava Voynov took advantage of Jack Johnson deal to get 20 points in 54 games.
L – Gabriel Landeskog second in rookie goals and tied for first in rookie points.
C – Ryan Nugent-Hopkins scored 18 goals and 52 points in just 62 games.
R – Matt Read led all rookies with 24 goals and was a stud in peripheral stats.

All-Goons Team
G – Mike Smith recorded 10 more PIMs than any other goalie, had 16 PIMs.
D – Stu Bickel led all defensemen by dropping the gloves 12 times.
D – PK Subban top PIM defenseman, not the stat fantasy players wanted.
L – Brandon Prust was a spark plug for the Rangers, 156 PIMs and 20 fights.
C – Zac Rinaldo put up the same PIMs as leader in 11 fewer games.
R – Derek Dorsett was the PIMs leader with 235 and fought 19 times.

All-Shootout Team
G – Semyon Varlamov never lost in shootout and stopped 24 of 26 shots.
D – Alexander Edler went four for eight and scored two game deciders.
D – Kris Letang had the most attempts by a defenseman with nine.
L – Ilya Kovalchuk scored the most shootout goals with 11.
C – Evgeni Malkin went perfect at home, scoring on all five attempts.
R – Claude Giroux got it done on the road, going four for four.

All-Peripheral Stats Team
G – Brian Elliott posted a .940 SV%, 1.56 GAA and nine shutouts!
D – Josh Gorges had 51 more blocked shots then second place, 250 total.
D – Brooks Orpik blocked 139 shots and threw 259 hits.
L – Matt Martin threw 374 hits, blocked 41 shots and had 36 steals.
C – Ryan O’Reilly was the takeaway king with 101.
R – Dustin Brown had 293 bone crushing hits and put 214 shots on net.

All-Shorthanded Team
G – Cam Ward faced 72 shorthanded shots and stopped all but two.
D – Shea Weber proved to be a threat SH as well with two goals.
D – Michael Del Zotto put up three SH points as top defenseman.
L – Zach Parise tied for SH points lead and put in three SH goals.
C – Adam Henrique led all players with four SH goals and seven SH points.
R – Cal Clutterbuck tied for first with four SH goals.

All-Power Play Team
G – Jonathan Quick denied many teams on the PP by stopping 315 of 347 shots.
D – Shea Weber unleashed his cannon for 10 PP goals.
D – Brian Campbell helped the Florida PP by chipping in 31 PP points.
L – James Neal was PP goals leader with 18 and had 30 PP points.
C – Evgeni Malkin had great chemistry with Neal to put up 34 PP points.
R – Claude Giroux used the man advantage to get 38 PP points.

All-Points/PIM Team
G – Mike Smith had two assists and 16 PIMs.
D – PK Subban recorded second straight season with 30+ points and 100+ PIMS.
D – Kevin Bieksa scored career high in points and was just under 100 PIMs.
L – Scott Hartnell scored career highs in goals and points, plus 136 PIMs.
C – David Backes proving to be a consistent 20+ goal and 100+ PIMs guy.
R – Corey Perry stats dropped but still a top power forward in NHL.

All-Goals Team
G – Cam Ward was the only goalie to record a goal this season.
D – Erik Karlsson finished with 19 goals and five game winning goals.
D – Shea Weber tied for first with 19 goals, 10 came on power play.
L – James Neal smashed career high goals by 13, finished with 40.
C – Steven Stamkos only 60-goal scorer, has 156 goals over last three years.
R – Marian Gaborik recorded his third 40+ goals season.

All-Fantasy Team
G – Henrik Lundqvist put up 39 wins, eight shutouts and a GAA under two.
D – Erik Karlsson out scored all defense by 25 points, put up 78 points!
D – Dustin Byfuglien scored 12 goals, 53 points and 72 PIMs in 66 games.
L – Ilya Kovalchuk showed he could be an elite player, solid playoff stats.
C – Evgeni Malkin put up 100+ points for the third time of his career.
R – Claude Giroux career high 97 points, scored 72 even strength points.

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