NHL Division Standings after Jan 26 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 29-14-4 62 202 143 16-6-1 13-8-3 14-8-2
Buffalo 25-16-7 57 172 135 20-2-3 5-14-4 14-8-2
Detroit 23-18-7 53 155 150 14-7-4 9-11-3 15-6-2
Toronto 16-24-7 39 148 157 11-7-5 5-17-2 4-13-2
Vancouver 14-29-7 35 144 210 12-14-2 2-15-5 7-14-4
NY Islanders 6-40-4 16 101 232 4-17-3 2-23-1 1-21-1
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 22-18-8 52 155 141 14-5-4 8-13-4 12-7-3
Philadelphia 21-21-7 49 168 171 16-6-2 5-15-5 11-9-4
Los Angeles 21-22-7 49 153 160 14-5-4 7-17-3 11-10-3
Atl Flames 20-22-9 49 132 141 12-10-4 8-12-5 7-11-5
Pittsburgh 20-24-6 46 169 169 15-7-2 5-17-4 11-9-1
St Louis 18-21-9 45 138 155 10-10-5 8-11-4 9-9-5
California 9-27-12 30 136 201 6-9-9 3-18-3 4-11-6

Vancouver 5, NY Islanders 1
Atl Flames 3, Los Angeles 3 (reg tie)
California 1, St Louis 1 (reg tie)