NHL Division Standings after Jan 15 in 1971-72 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Boston 28-7-7 63 164 92 15-3-3 13-4-4 13-3-2
NY Rangers 28-7-7 63 191 97 17-2-3 11-5-4 11-5-2
Montreal 25-10-7 57 166 112 17-0-3 8-10-4 12-5-2
Toronto 20-13-10 50 125 114 11-7-6 9-6-4 9-8-4
Detroit 18-18-7 43 138 136 14-5-1 4-13-6 7-7-3
Vancouver 11-25-5 27 101 146 8-11-3 3-14-2 1-14-4
Buffalo 8-26-10 26 117 174 6-12-4 2-14-6 2-13-5
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 28-9-5 61 141 80 17-1-4 11-8-1 18-2-1
Min N Stars 22-14-6 50 108 91 12-6-2 10-8-4 14-5-1
California 14-23-9 37 138 181 9-8-7 5-15-2 6-11-3
St Louis 14-22-7 35 127 147 9-8-5 5-14-2 6-9-3
Pittsburgh 12-24-8 32 108 140 8-8-5 4-16-3 7-11-2
Philadelphia 12-22-7 31 98 132 10-8-3 2-14-4 7-8-3
Los Angeles 11-31-3 25 98 178 6-13-0 5-18-3 4-16-1

Montreal 6, Buffalo 2
Toronto 4, NY Rangers 3
Boston 4, Chicago 2
Detroit 7, Los Angeles 4
Vancouver 4, California 3
Pittsburgh 4, Philadelphia 2
St Louis 7, Min N Stars 2