NHL Division Standings after Oct 24 in 1971-72 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
NY Rangers 5-1-2 12 30 23 2-1-1 3-0-1 3-1-1
Boston 5-1-1 11 28 16 2-1-1 3-0-0 4-1-1
Montreal 4-1-2 10 31 19 1-0-1 3-1-1 2-1-1
Vancouver 3-6-0 6 24 35 1-5-0 2-1-0 0-3-0
Toronto 2-3-2 6 20 27 1-2-0 1-1-2 1-3-1
Detroit 2-5-0 4 21 30 2-2-0 0-3-0 1-1-0
Buffalo 2-7-0 4 22 38 1-3-0 1-4-0 1-2-0
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 7-2-0 14 26 14 3-0-0 4-2-0 5-1-0
Min N Stars 5-1-1 11 28 12 2-1-1 3-0-0 1-1-0
Pittsburgh 5-2-1 11 25 15 2-1-0 3-1-1 4-1-0
Philadelphia 3-4-0 6 15 23 1-1-0 2-3-0 3-2-0
St Louis 3-5-0 6 25 22 2-3-0 1-2-0 0-2-0
Los Angeles 2-6-1 5 21 33 0-4-0 2-2-1 1-5-1
California 1-5-2 4 28 37 0-5-2 1-0-0 0-2-1

NY Rangers 1, Pittsburgh 1 (reg tie)
Boston 4, Vancouver 3
California 6, Detroit 3
St Louis 3, Buffalo 2
Philadelphia 2, Chicago 1
Min N Stars 6, Los Angeles 3