NHL Division Standings after Feb 17 in 1971-72 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Boston 41-8-9 91 238 127 23-3-5 18-5-4 19-4-4
NY Rangers 37-11-9 83 249 132 20-3-5 17-8-4 14-7-3
Montreal 31-13-12 74 212 148 21-2-4 10-11-8 14-7-3
Detroit 24-24-9 57 183 180 19-6-3 5-18-6 11-9-3
Toronto 23-25-11 57 149 163 13-10-6 10-15-5 9-11-5
Buffalo 11-33-14 36 151 216 9-15-6 2-18-8 5-19-6
Vancouver 15-35-5 35 137 197 10-16-3 5-19-2 3-18-4
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 38-13-7 83 193 118 24-1-5 14-12-2 23-4-2
Min N Stars 31-18-9 71 157 130 18-6-4 13-12-5 18-7-2
St Louis 20-31-8 48 161 192 12-14-5 8-17-3 9-12-4
California 18-29-12 48 159 217 12-10-8 6-19-4 8-12-4
Pittsburgh 18-31-9 45 145 187 11-12-6 7-19-3 9-16-2
Philadelphia 17-29-11 45 139 179 13-10-5 4-19-6 9-12-6
Los Angeles 15-39-7 37 150 237 10-16-1 5-23-6 7-20-2

NY Rangers 6, Los Angeles 4
Boston 4, Philadelphia 1
Pittsburgh 2, Buffalo 0