Nick Bonino received his most extensive look in the NHL during the 2011-12 season, playing in a career-high 50 games for the Ducks. Overall, it was his third year playing in the league since making his debut on March 26, 2010 at Edmonton.
The 25-year-old amassed five goals and 18 points during those 50 contests. A third of his points came in the final nine games of the season (one goal, five assists). Bonino had just one goal and two points in 35 career games to his credit entering 2011-12. Prior to being called up to Ducks for good on December 16, he had registered six goals and 22 points in 19 games with AHL Syracuse.