NHL Division Standings after Jan 23 in 1972-73 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Montreal 30-6-11 71 193 106 15-2-5 15-4-6 12-2-4
NY Rangers 30-13-4 64 181 119 17-5-1 13-8-3 11-8-1
Boston 29-12-4 62 198 135 16-5-1 13-7-3 14-6-2
Buffalo 24-16-7 55 167 133 19-2-3 5-14-4 14-8-2
Detroit 22-18-7 51 151 148 14-7-4 8-11-3 14-6-2
Toronto 16-23-7 39 146 152 11-7-5 5-16-2 4-13-2
Vancouver 13-29-6 32 136 206 11-14-2 2-15-4 6-14-4
NY Islanders 6-38-4 16 99 221 4-17-3 2-21-1 1-19-1
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 26-17-4 56 178 142 16-6-2 10-11-2 12-11-3
Min N Stars 22-17-8 52 153 136 14-5-4 8-12-4 12-7-3
Los Angeles 21-21-6 48 145 150 14-4-4 7-17-2 11-9-2
Atl Flames 20-21-8 48 127 133 12-9-3 8-12-5 7-10-4
Philadelphia 20-21-7 47 162 168 15-6-2 5-15-5 10-9-4
Pittsburgh 19-23-6 44 161 161 14-7-2 5-16-4 11-8-1
St Louis 17-21-8 42 130 149 10-10-5 7-11-3 8-9-4
California 8-27-11 27 130 198 6-9-8 2-18-3 3-11-5

NY Islanders 8, California 1
Philadelphia 4, Detroit 4 (reg tie)
Min N Stars 5, Los Angeles 5 (reg tie)