NHL Division Standings after Mar 16 in 1972-73 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Montreal 47-9-14 108 289 158 25-4-5 22-5-9 24-4-6
Boston 46-20-5 97 297 215 23-9-2 23-11-3 21-10-2
NY Rangers 44-18-7 95 271 179 25-6-4 19-12-3 20-11-2
Detroit 34-25-11 79 233 212 21-11-5 13-14-6 19-12-4
Buffalo 33-25-12 78 230 193 27-6-3 6-19-9 18-13-3
Toronto 24-36-9 57 212 231 18-11-7 6-25-2 8-22-2
Vancouver 20-43-8 48 209 309 15-18-3 5-25-5 10-21-5
NY Islanders 9-58-5 23 147 321 7-24-4 2-34-1 4-31-2
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 39-23-8 86 254 201 23-8-3 16-15-5 18-14-4
Min N Stars 34-27-9 77 234 204 25-7-5 9-20-4 18-13-4
Philadelphia 33-27-10 76 255 232 23-8-3 10-19-7 18-12-5
St Louis 30-29-11 71 205 215 19-11-6 11-18-5 15-14-6
Los Angeles 28-33-11 67 210 228 18-9-7 10-24-4 17-13-5
Pittsburgh 28-35-8 64 230 237 21-11-3 7-24-5 16-15-2
Atl Flames 24-32-14 62 175 201 15-14-6 9-18-8 10-15-8
California 11-44-16 38 185 300 7-15-13 4-29-3 5-21-8

Vancouver 4, Los Angeles 2
California 5, Pittsburgh 5 (reg tie)
Boston 5, Detroit 4