NHL Division Standings after Jan 18 in 1972-73 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Montreal 28-6-11 67 184 101 14-2-5 14-4-6 12-2-4
Boston 28-11-4 60 193 130 15-5-1 13-6-3 14-6-2
NY Rangers 28-13-4 60 171 116 17-5-1 11-8-3 10-8-1
Buffalo 24-14-7 55 162 125 19-1-3 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 5-37-4 14 90 215 3-17-3 2-20-1 1-19-1
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 25-17-3 53 166 136 15-6-2 10-11-1 11-11-2
Min N Stars 21-17-6 48 140 125 14-5-2 7-12-4 12-7-1
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 19-20-6 44 151 155 15-6-1 4-14-5 10-9-4
Pittsburgh 18-22-6 42 155 152 13-7-2 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 5, Pittsburgh 2
NY Islanders 9, Boston 7
Buffalo 5, Chicago 1
Philadelphia 6, Min N Stars 1