NHL 13: Week 12 simulation

Updated: December 26, 2012, 3:35 PM ET
ESPN.com

Welcome to Week 12 of the EA SPORTS NHL '13: 2012-2013 NHL Season Simulation. Simulations will be released on a weekly basis and will include top headlines, three stars of the week, box scores for each game, as well as standings and statistics for the league. The rosters used in the simulation will include all transactions made during the 2012 NHL free agency period.

Headlines

• The Pittsburgh Penguins returned to form, jumping four spots to ninth in the Eastern Conference.

• The Los Angeles Kings are 8-0-2 in their past 10 games to move into sixth place in the Western conference.

• Washington forward Alex Ovechkin has 31 goals in 37 games, nine goals clear of second place scorer Patrick Marleau.

Three Stars of the Week

1. Kris Letang, PIT: 2 GP, 1 goal, 5 assists

2. Pavel Datsyuk, DET: 3 GP, 2 goals, 5 assists

3. Jamie Benn, DAL: 3 GP, 2 goals, 4 assists

Complete statistics »

Standings

Box Scores

Dec. 26 »
VAN 3, CGY 0
STL 4, CBJ 3 (OT)
MIN 4, DAL 2
DET 5, CAR 3
NJD 5, NYI 4
CHI 1, NSH 0
OTT 2, BOS 1
LAK 5, PHX 2
SJS 5, ANA 4
FLA 5, TBL 1
EDM 5, WPG 2
WSH 4, BUF 1

Dec. 27 »
DAL 4, CBJ 1
PIT 4, DET 3
LAK 2, PHX 1
TBL 4, MTL 3 (OT)
WSH 4, NYI 3 (SO)
NSH 3, PHI 2 (SO)
STL 4, COL 2
TOR 3, NJD 1
VAN 2, CGY 1

Dec. 28 »
BUF 3, MIN 0
CAR 3, CHI 1
FLA 1, MTL 0
EDM 2, SJS 1
OTT 3, TOR 1

Dec. 29 »
LAK 3, ANA 2
VAN 4, BOS 1
BUF 3, WPG 0
COL 2, PHX 1
OTT 3, DET 1
CAR 5, FLA 2
DAL 2, MIN 1
CBJ 5, NJD 0
TBL 4, NYR 2
PHI 3, STL 2 (OT)
PIT 4, NYI 1
CGY 4, SJS 1
WSH 3, NSH 1

Dec. 30 »
CHI 3, EDM 0

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