NHL Division Standings after Mar 17 in 1972-73 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Montreal 47-9-15 109 292 161 25-4-6 22-5-9 24-4-7
Boston 46-20-5 97 297 215 23-9-2 23-11-3 21-10-2
NY Rangers 44-19-7 95 276 186 25-6-4 19-13-3 20-12-2
Detroit 34-25-11 79 233 212 21-11-5 13-14-6 19-12-4
Buffalo 33-25-13 79 233 196 27-6-3 6-19-10 18-13-4
Toronto 25-36-9 59 219 236 19-11-7 6-25-2 9-22-2
Vancouver 21-43-8 50 215 310 16-18-3 5-25-5 10-21-5
NY Islanders 10-58-5 25 153 325 8-24-4 2-34-1 4-31-2
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 39-24-8 86 256 204 23-8-3 16-16-5 18-15-4
Min N Stars 35-27-9 79 238 207 25-7-5 10-20-4 19-13-4
Philadelphia 33-27-10 76 255 232 23-8-3 10-19-7 18-12-5
St Louis 30-30-11 71 209 221 19-11-6 11-19-5 15-14-6
Los Angeles 28-34-11 67 213 232 18-10-7 10-24-4 17-14-5
Pittsburgh 28-36-8 64 231 243 21-11-3 7-25-5 16-15-2
Atl Flames 25-32-14 64 178 203 16-14-6 9-18-8 11-15-8
California 11-44-16 38 185 300 7-15-13 4-29-3 5-21-8

Montreal 3, Buffalo 3 (reg tie)
Toronto 7, NY Rangers 5
NY Islanders 6, St Louis 4
Vancouver 6, Pittsburgh 1
Atl Flames 3, Chicago 2
Min N Stars 4, Los Angeles 3