NHL Division Standings after Jan 12 in 1971-72 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
NY Rangers 27-6-7 61 183 91 17-2-3 10-4-4 10-4-2
Boston 27-7-6 60 159 89 14-3-2 13-4-4 13-3-2
Montreal 23-10-7 53 153 109 15-0-3 8-10-4 11-5-2
Toronto 19-13-10 48 121 111 10-7-6 9-6-4 8-8-4
Detroit 17-18-7 41 131 132 13-5-1 4-13-6 7-7-3
Buffalo 8-24-10 26 113 163 6-11-4 2-13-6 2-11-5
Vancouver 10-24-5 25 94 138 7-11-3 3-13-2 1-14-4
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 28-8-5 61 139 76 17-1-4 11-7-1 18-2-1
Min N Stars 22-13-6 50 106 84 12-6-2 10-7-4 14-4-1
California 13-22-9 35 130 174 8-8-7 5-14-2 6-11-3
St Louis 13-22-7 33 120 145 8-8-5 5-14-2 5-9-3
Philadelphia 12-21-7 31 96 128 10-8-3 2-13-4 7-7-3
Pittsburgh 11-23-8 30 103 131 7-8-5 4-15-3 6-11-2
Los Angeles 11-30-2 24 93 170 6-13-0 5-17-2 4-16-1

Toronto 1, Los Angeles 1 (reg tie)
Chicago 5, NY Rangers 5 (reg tie)
Pittsburgh 2, Boston 2 (reg tie)
California 2, Min N Stars 0