NHL Division Standings after Jan 9 in 1971-72 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
NY Rangers 27-6-6 60 178 86 17-2-3 10-4-3 10-4-2
Boston 27-7-5 59 157 87 14-3-2 13-4-3 13-3-2
Montreal 23-9-7 53 150 102 15-0-3 8-9-4 11-5-2
Toronto 19-13-9 47 120 110 10-7-5 9-6-4 8-8-4
Detroit 16-18-7 39 126 132 12-5-1 4-13-6 7-7-3
Buffalo 8-24-10 26 113 163 6-11-4 2-13-6 2-11-5
Vancouver 10-24-4 24 92 136 7-11-2 3-13-2 1-14-4
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 28-8-4 60 134 71 17-1-3 11-7-1 18-2-1
Min N Stars 22-12-5 49 104 80 12-6-2 10-6-3 14-3-1
California 12-22-9 33 128 174 7-8-7 5-14-2 5-11-3
Philadelphia 12-20-7 31 96 123 10-8-3 2-12-4 7-7-3
St Louis 12-22-7 31 113 142 7-8-5 5-14-2 5-9-3
Pittsburgh 11-23-7 29 101 129 7-8-4 4-15-3 6-11-2
Los Angeles 11-30-1 23 92 169 6-13-0 5-17-1 4-16-1

Chicago 5, Montreal 2
Toronto 2, Buffalo 1
NY Rangers 8, Los Angeles 0
Detroit 4, Pittsburgh 2
Philadelphia 10, California 3