NHL Division Standings after Dec 25 in 1971-72 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
NY Rangers 23-5-6 52 150 79 13-1-3 10-4-3 9-3-2
Boston 22-6-4 48 133 75 13-3-2 9-3-2 9-3-2
Montreal 20-5-7 47 122 73 12-0-3 8-5-4 10-2-2
Toronto 16-10-8 40 103 92 9-5-4 7-5-4 6-6-4
Detroit 11-17-6 28 92 111 8-5-1 3-12-5 5-7-3
Buffalo 7-21-8 22 94 139 5-8-3 2-13-5 2-8-5
Vancouver 8-21-4 20 73 118 6-10-2 2-11-2 1-13-4
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 24-7-3 51 109 56 14-0-2 10-7-1 15-2-0
Min N Stars 20-10-4 44 93 64 11-5-1 9-5-3 13-3-1
California 11-17-7 29 103 135 6-8-6 5-9-1 4-9-3
Pittsburgh 11-19-5 27 90 105 7-6-3 4-13-2 6-9-1
Philadelphia 10-17-5 25 69 99 8-7-3 2-10-2 5-5-2
St Louis 9-20-6 24 91 115 6-8-4 3-12-2 4-9-2
Los Angeles 8-25-1 17 70 131 4-12-0 4-13-1 3-13-1

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