NHL Division Standings after Apr 2 in 1971-72 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Boston 54-13-11 119 330 204 28-4-7 26-9-4 25-7-4
NY Rangers 48-17-13 109 317 192 26-6-7 22-11-6 21-10-5
Montreal 46-16-16 108 307 205 29-3-7 17-13-9 21-10-5
Toronto 33-31-14 80 209 208 21-11-7 12-20-7 14-16-6
Detroit 33-35-10 76 261 262 25-11-3 8-24-7 17-15-4
Buffalo 16-43-19 51 203 289 11-19-9 5-24-10 5-25-6
Vancouver 20-50-8 48 203 297 14-20-5 6-30-3 6-26-4
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 46-17-15 107 256 166 28-3-8 18-14-7 28-5-3
Min N Stars 37-29-12 86 212 191 22-11-6 15-18-6 22-11-3
St Louis 28-39-11 67 208 247 17-17-5 11-22-6 14-16-6
Philadelphia 26-38-14 66 200 236 19-13-7 7-25-7 13-15-8
Pittsburgh 26-38-14 66 220 258 18-15-6 8-23-8 14-17-5
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, NY Rangers 5
Boston 6, Toronto 4
Chicago 6, Detroit 1
Buffalo 3, Philadelphia 2
Vancouver 4, Min N Stars 1
Pittsburgh 6, St Louis 2