NHL Division Standings after Nov 5 in 1971-72 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
NY Rangers 8-1-4 20 56 33 3-1-2 5-0-2 4-1-2
Montreal 7-2-2 16 47 27 4-0-1 3-2-1 4-1-1
Boston 7-3-1 15 41 26 4-2-1 3-1-0 4-2-1
Vancouver 5-7-2 12 40 46 3-5-1 2-2-1 0-3-2
Buffalo 4-7-3 11 40 52 2-3-0 2-4-3 1-2-2
Toronto 3-4-5 11 31 34 2-2-2 1-2-3 2-3-3
Detroit 3-9-1 7 35 56 3-3-1 0-6-0 1-4-1
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 10-3-0 20 41 23 4-0-0 6-3-0 7-1-0
Min N Stars 8-2-2 18 37 20 4-1-1 4-1-1 3-1-0
Pittsburgh 5-7-2 12 36 36 2-2-1 3-5-1 4-4-0
Philadelphia 5-6-1 11 29 40 3-1-0 2-5-1 3-3-1
California 4-6-3 11 44 54 1-6-3 3-0-0 2-2-1
St Louis 3-8-1 7 32 39 2-4-1 1-4-0 0-3-1
Los Angeles 2-9-1 5 25 48 0-7-0 2-2-1 1-6-1

NY Rangers 8, California 1
Buffalo 5, Philadelphia 2
Vancouver 4, Pittsburgh 2