2010–11 AIHL season
|League||American Inline Hockey League|
|Duration||December 4, 2010 – May 29, 2011|
|Eastern runners-up||Scottdale Inferno|
|Western champions||Oakland GoodLife|
|Finals champions||Oakland GoodLife|
The 2010–11 AIHL season was the 3rd season of the American Inline Hockey League (AIHL). The season started on December 4, 2010. The was held at in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, home arena of the Pittsburgh Bandits, after the conclusion of the Champions Cup playoffs. The ended on May 29, with the Oakland GoodLife defeating the in two games.
For the 2010–11 schedule was reduced from 32 games to a 24-game schedule. Each division is still responsible for deciding its own scheduling format.
The , and Oakland GoodLife were all expansion teams for the 2010–11 season.
The relocated to Warwick, Rhode Island and became the .
The organization merged with the expansion Philadelphia Liberty and became the Liberty's minor league affiliate.
The Corona Jr. Ducks dropped the 'Jr.' from their name to become simply the .
With the AIHL adding five new teams in the Great Lakes region, the AIHL realigned it's conferences. The was added to the Eastern Conference. The was moved from the Eastern Conference to the Western Conference, bringing both conferences to four divisions each.
After the regular season, 26 teams qualified for the playoffs. The Oakland GoodLife had the #1 overall seed for having the best record in the league, at 46 points.
In the first two rounds, the highest seed in each division is matched against the lowest seed in their division. The higher-seeded team is awarded home floor advantage, where the series is played at the higher-seeded team's home arena. In the final three rounds, the highest remaining seed in each conference is match against the lowest remaining seed. All games in the final three rounds are played at a neutral site. The home team is determined based on regular season points. Each best-of-three series follows a 1–1–1 format: the higher-seeded team plays as home team for game one (plus three if necessary), and the lower-seeded team is as home team for game two.
|Division Semifinals||Division Finals||Conference Semifinals||Conference Finals||Champions Cup Finals|
|Mid Atlantic Division|
|2||New Jersey Grizzlies||0|
|2||New Jersey Grizzlies||2|
|3||New Jersey Nightmare||1|
|New England Division|
|4||San Jose Pirates||0|
|Pacific North Division|
|Pacific South Division|
Champions Cup Final
The following players led the league in points at the conclusion of the regular season.
The following goaltenders led the league in goals against average at the end of the regular season.
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