NHL Division Standings after Mar 16 in 1971-72 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Boston 50-10-10 110 297 171 24-4-6 26-6-4 22-4-4
NY Rangers 46-13-11 103 295 164 25-4-6 21-9-5 20-7-3
Montreal 43-14-13 99 270 172 27-3-5 16-11-8 19-8-3
Toronto 30-28-12 72 184 185 19-11-6 11-17-6 12-13-5
Detroit 29-33-9 67 229 232 23-11-3 6-22-6 14-15-3
Buffalo 14-41-16 44 184 266 10-18-7 4-23-9 5-24-6
Vancouver 17-46-6 40 172 267 12-19-3 5-27-3 4-25-4
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 42-17-11 95 225 148 26-3-6 16-14-5 25-5-3
Min N Stars 34-25-10 78 186 164 21-11-5 13-14-5 20-10-2
St Louis 25-36-9 59 190 225 14-16-5 11-20-4 13-13-5
Philadelphia 23-35-12 58 177 216 16-11-6 7-24-6 12-14-6
California 21-33-16 58 199 256 14-11-11 7-22-5 9-13-6
Pittsburgh 23-37-10 56 190 233 15-14-6 8-23-4 11-17-2
Los Angeles 18-47-7 43 182 281 12-21-1 6-26-6 7-25-2

NY Rangers 2, Detroit 1
Boston 8, Los Angeles 3
Philadelphia 3, Buffalo 3 (reg tie)
Min N Stars 6, Vancouver 2