NHL Division Standings after Jan 8 in 1971-72 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Boston 27-7-5 59 157 87 14-3-2 13-4-3 13-3-2
NY Rangers 26-6-6 58 170 86 16-2-3 10-4-3 10-4-2
Montreal 23-8-7 53 148 97 15-0-3 8-8-4 11-5-2
Toronto 18-13-9 45 118 109 10-7-5 8-6-4 7-8-4
Detroit 15-18-7 37 122 130 11-5-1 4-13-6 7-7-3
Buffalo 8-23-10 26 112 161 6-10-4 2-13-6 2-10-5
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 27-8-4 58 129 69 16-1-3 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 12-21-9 33 125 164 7-8-7 5-13-2 5-10-3
St Louis 12-22-7 31 113 142 7-8-5 5-14-2 5-9-3
Philadelphia 11-20-7 29 86 120 9-8-3 2-12-4 6-7-3
Pittsburgh 11-22-7 29 99 125 7-8-4 4-14-3 6-11-2
Los Angeles 11-29-1 23 92 161 6-13-0 5-16-1 4-16-1

Montreal 10, Los Angeles 2
Toronto 2, Philadelphia 2 (reg tie)
St Louis 5, Boston 3
Vancouver 5, Min N Stars 1
Chicago 4, Pittsburgh 0