NHL Division Standings after Oct 27 in 1971-72 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
NY Rangers 6-1-2 14 37 27 3-1-1 3-0-1 4-1-1
Montreal 5-1-2 12 36 21 2-0-1 3-1-1 3-1-1
Boston 5-2-1 11 30 21 2-1-1 3-1-0 4-2-1
Vancouver 3-6-1 7 24 35 1-5-0 2-1-1 0-3-1
Toronto 2-3-3 7 20 27 1-2-1 1-1-2 1-3-2
Buffalo 3-7-0 6 25 40 1-3-0 2-4-0 1-2-0
Detroit 2-7-0 4 27 42 2-3-0 0-4-0 1-2-0
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 8-2-0 16 31 16 3-0-0 5-2-0 5-1-0
Min N Stars 6-1-1 13 30 13 2-1-1 4-0-0 2-1-0
Pittsburgh 5-3-1 11 29 21 2-2-0 3-1-1 4-2-0
Philadelphia 3-4-0 6 15 23 1-1-0 2-3-0 3-2-0
St Louis 3-6-0 6 26 24 2-4-0 1-2-0 0-3-0
California 2-5-2 6 34 41 0-5-2 2-0-0 1-2-1
Los Angeles 2-7-1 5 23 36 0-5-0 2-2-1 1-5-1

Montreal 5, Boston 2
Toronto 0, Vancouver 0 (reg tie)
NY Rangers 7, Detroit 4
Buffalo 3, Los Angeles 2
California 6, Pittsburgh 4
Min N Stars 2, St Louis 1