NHL Division Standings after Jan 17 in 1972-73 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Montreal 27-6-11 65 179 99 14-2-5 13-4-6 12-2-4
Boston 28-10-4 60 186 121 15-4-1 13-6-3 14-5-2
NY Rangers 28-13-4 60 171 116 17-5-1 11-8-3 10-8-1
Buffalo 23-14-7 53 157 124 18-1-3 5-13-4 14-7-2
Detroit 21-17-6 48 140 137 13-6-4 8-11-2 13-6-2
Toronto 15-23-7 37 140 150 11-7-5 4-16-2 4-13-2
Vancouver 13-27-6 32 133 198 11-12-2 2-15-4 6-13-4
NY Islanders 4-37-4 12 81 208 3-17-3 1-20-1 0-19-1
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 25-16-3 53 165 131 15-6-2 10-10-1 11-11-2
Min N Stars 21-16-6 48 139 119 14-5-2 7-11-4 12-6-1
Atl Flames 20-19-8 48 124 128 12-7-3 8-12-5 7-9-4
Los Angeles 20-20-5 45 134 139 14-3-4 6-17-1 11-9-1
Philadelphia 18-20-6 42 145 154 14-6-1 4-14-5 9-9-4
Pittsburgh 18-21-6 42 153 147 13-6-2 5-15-4 11-7-1
St Louis 15-21-8 38 123 147 9-10-5 6-11-3 7-9-4
California 8-24-11 27 127 179 6-8-8 2-16-3 3-11-5

Montreal 6, Pittsburgh 4
California 3, Toronto 3 (reg tie)
Los Angeles 4, NY Rangers 4 (reg tie)
Chicago 6, Detroit 4
St Louis 3, Atl Flames 3 (reg tie)