NHL Division Standings after Jan 1 in 1972-73 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Boston 26-8-3 55 169 110 14-4-0 12-4-3 12-5-2
Montreal 22-6-9 53 145 85 12-2-4 10-4-5 10-2-4
NY Rangers 23-12-3 49 146 101 15-4-1 8-8-2 9-7-1
Buffalo 20-11-7 47 143 108 16-0-3 4-11-4 12-4-2
Detroit 15-16-6 36 112 125 10-5-4 5-11-2 9-6-2
Toronto 12-19-6 30 116 124 8-5-5 4-14-1 3-10-2
Vancouver 11-22-6 28 116 164 9-10-2 2-12-4 5-11-4
NY Islanders 4-28-4 12 73 172 3-12-3 1-16-1 0-15-1
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 22-13-2 46 139 104 14-4-1 8-9-1 10-8-1
Min N Stars 19-14-4 42 126 106 13-3-2 6-11-2 12-5-1
Los Angeles 18-16-4 40 120 117 14-3-3 4-13-1 10-7-1
Philadelphia 16-17-6 38 135 141 14-4-1 2-13-5 7-8-4
Pittsburgh 15-16-6 36 130 122 11-5-2 4-11-4 9-6-1
Atl Flames 15-18-6 36 97 114 8-6-3 7-12-3 5-8-2
St Louis 12-18-6 30 99 121 7-9-3 5-9-3 6-8-2
California 6-22-8 20 98 150 4-8-6 2-14-2 2-11-4

Boston 8, Vancouver 2