1972 Standings
GP W L T PTS PTS% GF GA SRS SOS
East Division
Boston Bruins* 78 54 13 11 119 .763 330 204 1.50 -0.12
New York Rangers* 78 48 17 13 109 .699 317 192 1.49 -0.11
Montreal Canadiens* 78 46 16 16 108 .692 307 205 1.21 -0.09
Toronto Maple Leafs* 78 33 31 14 80 .513 209 208 0.01 0.00
Detroit Red Wings 78 33 35 10 76 .487 261 262 -0.01 0.00
Buffalo Sabres 78 16 43 19 51 .327 203 289 -1.02 0.08
Vancouver Canucks 78 20 50 8 48 .308 203 297 -1.12 0.09
West Division
Chicago Black Hawks* 78 46 17 15 107 .686 256 166 1.07 -0.08
Minnesota North Stars* 78 37 29 12 86 .551 212 191 0.25 -0.02
St. Louis Blues* 78 28 39 11 67 .429 208 247 -0.46 0.04
Pittsburgh Penguins* 78 26 38 14 66 .423 220 258 -0.45 0.04
Philadelphia Flyers 78 26 38 14 66 .423 200 236 -0.43 0.03
California Golden Seals 78 21 39 18 60 .385 216 288 -0.86 0.07
Los Angeles Kings 78 20 49 9 49 .314 206 305 -1.18 0.09

League Playoff Series

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League Playoff Series Table
Stanley Cup Final 4-2 Boston Bruins over New York Rangers  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 30 New York Rangers 5 Boston Bruins 6
Game 2 May 2 New York Rangers 1 Boston Bruins 2
Game 3 May 4 Boston Bruins 2 New York Rangers 5
Game 4 May 7 Boston Bruins 3 New York Rangers 2
Game 5 May 9 New York Rangers 3 Boston Bruins 2
Game 6 May 11 Boston Bruins 3 New York Rangers 0
 
Semi-Finals 4-0 New York Rangers over Chicago Black Hawks  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 16 New York Rangers 3 Chicago Black Hawks 2
Game 2 April 18 New York Rangers 5 Chicago Black Hawks 3
Game 3 April 20 Chicago Black Hawks 2 New York Rangers 3
Game 4 April 23 Chicago Black Hawks 2 New York Rangers 6
Semi-Finals 4-0 Boston Bruins over St. Louis Blues  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 18 St. Louis Blues 1 Boston Bruins 6
Game 2 April 20 St. Louis Blues 2 Boston Bruins 10
Game 3 April 23 Boston Bruins 7 St. Louis Blues 2
Game 4 April 25 Boston Bruins 5 St. Louis Blues 3
 
Quarter-Finals 4-3 St. Louis Blues over Minnesota North Stars  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 5 St. Louis Blues 0 Minnesota North Stars 3
Game 2 April 6 St. Louis Blues 5 Minnesota North Stars 6 (OT)
Game 3 April 8 Minnesota North Stars 1 St. Louis Blues 2
Game 4 April 9 Minnesota North Stars 2 St. Louis Blues 3
Game 5 April 11 St. Louis Blues 3 Minnesota North Stars 4
Game 6 April 13 Minnesota North Stars 2 St. Louis Blues 4
Game 7 April 16 St. Louis Blues 2 Minnesota North Stars 1 (OT)
Quarter-Finals 4-0 Chicago Black Hawks over Pittsburgh Penguins  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 5 Pittsburgh Penguins 1 Chicago Black Hawks 3
Game 2 April 6 Pittsburgh Penguins 2 Chicago Black Hawks 3
Game 3 April 8 Chicago Black Hawks 2 Pittsburgh Penguins 0
Game 4 April 9 Chicago Black Hawks 6 Pittsburgh Penguins 5 (OT)
Quarter-Finals 4-2 New York Rangers over Montreal Canadiens  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 5 Montreal Canadiens 2 New York Rangers 3
Game 2 April 6 Montreal Canadiens 2 New York Rangers 5
Game 3 April 8 New York Rangers 1 Montreal Canadiens 2
Game 4 April 9 New York Rangers 6 Montreal Canadiens 4
Game 5 April 11 Montreal Canadiens 2 New York Rangers 1
Game 6 April 13 New York Rangers 3 Montreal Canadiens 2
Quarter-Finals 4-1 Boston Bruins over Toronto Maple Leafs  View Matchup »
Game 1 April 5 Toronto Maple Leafs 0 Boston Bruins 5
Game 2 April 6 Toronto Maple Leafs 4 Boston Bruins 3 (OT)
Game 3 April 8 Boston Bruins 2 Toronto Maple Leafs 0
Game 4 April 9 Boston Bruins 5 Toronto Maple Leafs 4
Game 5 April 11 Toronto Maple Leafs 2 Boston Bruins 3

Team Statistics

NHL All-Star 1st Team

G: Tony Esposito*

D: Bobby Orr*

D: Brad Park*

C: Phil Esposito*

LW: Bobby Hull*

RW: Rod Gilbert*

NHL All-Star 2nd Team

G: Ken Dryden*

D: Pat Stapleton

D: Bill White

C: Jean Ratelle*

LW: Vic Hadfield

RW: Yvan Cournoyer*