NHL Division Standings after Jan 12 in 1972-73 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Montreal 25-6-11 61 170 95 13-2-5 12-4-6 11-2-4
Boston 26-10-4 56 176 120 14-4-1 12-6-3 12-5-2
NY Rangers 26-13-3 55 157 107 17-5-1 9-8-2 10-8-1
Buffalo 23-13-7 53 157 118 18-1-3 5-12-4 14-6-2
Detroit 20-16-6 46 133 129 12-5-4 8-11-2 13-6-2
Toronto 15-21-6 36 132 137 11-6-5 4-15-1 4-11-2
Vancouver 12-26-6 30 127 191 10-11-2 2-15-4 5-12-4
NY Islanders 4-34-4 12 79 197 3-15-3 1-19-1 0-19-1
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 24-15-2 50 151 118 15-5-1 9-10-1 11-10-1
Atl Flames 19-19-7 45 117 124 11-7-3 8-12-4 6-9-3
Los Angeles 20-18-4 44 128 128 14-3-3 6-15-1 11-7-1
Min N Stars 19-16-6 44 130 118 13-5-2 6-11-4 12-6-1
Philadelphia 17-19-6 40 140 147 14-5-1 3-14-5 8-9-4
Pittsburgh 17-19-6 40 144 137 12-6-2 5-13-4 10-7-1
St Louis 14-20-7 35 115 138 9-9-4 5-11-3 7-9-3
California 8-24-9 25 118 170 6-8-7 2-16-2 3-11-4

California 3, Montreal 3 (reg tie)
Atl Flames 1, Toronto 0
Detroit 7, Vancouver 1