NHL Division Standings after Feb 3 in 1971-72 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Boston 36-7-8 80 207 109 19-3-4 17-4-4 16-3-3
NY Rangers 32-10-8 72 215 113 18-3-4 14-7-4 13-7-2
Montreal 28-13-9 65 190 135 19-2-3 9-11-6 13-7-2
Detroit 22-22-8 52 164 166 17-6-2 5-16-6 10-8-3
Toronto 21-21-10 52 137 146 12-8-6 9-13-4 9-11-4
Vancouver 15-28-5 35 122 159 10-12-3 5-16-2 3-15-4
Buffalo 10-30-12 32 133 196 8-14-5 2-16-7 4-17-6
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 34-11-5 73 168 96 22-1-4 12-10-1 21-4-1
Min N Stars 27-17-8 62 138 117 15-6-3 12-11-5 15-6-2
California 17-26-10 44 148 195 11-10-7 6-16-3 7-12-4
St Louis 17-28-7 41 141 172 10-11-5 7-17-2 8-10-3
Philadelphia 15-26-8 38 120 156 13-9-4 2-17-4 9-10-4
Los Angeles 14-33-7 35 128 207 9-14-1 5-19-6 6-17-2
Pittsburgh 13-29-9 35 119 163 8-11-6 5-18-3 8-15-2

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