NHL Division Standings after Apr 1 in 1971-72 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Boston 53-13-11 117 324 200 27-4-7 26-9-4 24-7-4
NY Rangers 48-16-13 109 312 186 26-5-7 22-11-6 21-9-5
Montreal 45-16-16 106 301 200 29-3-7 16-13-9 20-10-5
Toronto 33-30-14 80 205 202 21-11-7 12-19-7 14-15-6
Detroit 33-34-10 76 260 256 25-11-3 8-23-7 17-15-4
Buffalo 15-43-19 49 200 287 10-19-9 5-24-10 5-25-6
Vancouver 19-50-8 46 199 296 13-20-5 6-30-3 6-26-4
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 45-17-15 105 250 165 27-3-8 18-14-7 28-5-3
Min N Stars 37-28-12 86 211 187 22-11-6 15-17-6 22-11-3
St Louis 28-38-11 67 206 241 17-17-5 11-21-6 14-15-6
Philadelphia 26-37-14 66 198 233 19-13-7 7-24-7 13-15-8
Pittsburgh 25-38-14 64 214 256 17-15-6 8-23-8 13-17-5
California 21-39-18 60 216 288 14-12-13 7-27-5 9-19-8
Los Angeles 20-49-9 49 206 305 14-23-2 6-26-7 8-25-3

Montreal 6, Boston 2
Toronto 2, NY Rangers 1
Chicago 2, St Louis 0
Philadelphia 4, Pittsburgh 4 (reg tie)
Los Angeles 9, California 4