NHL Division Standings after Jan 24 in 1972-73 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Montreal 31-6-11 73 199 107 16-2-5 15-4-6 13-2-4
NY Rangers 31-13-4 66 185 121 18-5-1 13-8-3 12-8-1
Boston 29-13-4 62 200 139 16-5-1 13-8-3 14-7-2
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 16-24-7 39 148 157 11-7-5 5-17-2 4-13-2
Vancouver 13-29-7 33 139 209 11-14-2 2-15-5 6-14-4
NY Islanders 6-39-4 16 100 227 4-17-3 2-22-1 1-20-1
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 26-17-5 57 181 145 16-6-3 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 21-22-6 48 150 157 14-5-4 7-17-2 11-10-2
Atl Flames 20-22-8 48 129 138 12-10-3 8-12-5 7-11-4
Philadelphia 20-21-7 47 162 168 15-6-2 5-15-5 10-9-4
Pittsburgh 20-23-6 46 166 163 15-7-2 5-16-4 11-8-1
St Louis 18-21-8 44 137 154 10-10-5 8-11-3 9-9-4
California 9-27-11 29 135 200 6-9-8 3-18-3 4-11-5

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