NHL Division Standings after Dec 1 in 1972-73 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Montreal 15-3-6 36 103 53 8-2-2 7-1-4 8-1-4
NY Rangers 15-7-3 33 98 67 10-1-1 5-6-2 5-4-1
Boston 14-7-3 31 108 83 8-4-0 6-3-3 8-4-2
Buffalo 10-7-7 27 80 69 9-0-3 1-7-4 5-4-2
Detroit 10-9-2 22 76 74 7-3-1 3-6-1 6-2-1
Vancouver 8-15-2 18 74 102 6-6-1 2-9-1 4-6-1
Toronto 7-13-3 17 74 78 6-3-2 1-10-1 1-7-1
NY Islanders 3-16-2 8 47 106 2-8-1 1-8-1 0-9-0
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Min N Stars 13-7-3 29 71 53 8-2-2 5-5-1 10-3-1
Chicago 13-8-2 28 84 68 7-3-1 6-5-1 4-5-1
Pittsburgh 12-10-2 26 94 77 8-3-1 4-7-1 7-4-0
Los Angeles 10-11-4 24 84 84 8-2-3 2-9-1 5-4-1
Atl Flames 10-12-4 24 59 81 5-4-3 5-8-1 5-5-2
Philadelphia 10-11-3 23 85 89 9-2-1 1-9-2 4-4-3
St Louis 7-10-5 19 57 70 4-6-3 3-4-2 2-6-2
California 4-15-5 13 61 101 2-5-3 2-10-2 2-8-2

California 3, NY Rangers 3 (reg tie)
St Louis 6, Vancouver 2