NHL Division Standings after Feb 27 in 1972-73 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Montreal 40-8-14 94 258 142 21-4-5 19-4-9 18-3-6
NY Rangers 41-16-5 87 246 157 24-5-2 17-11-3 18-10-2
Boston 40-17-5 85 267 191 21-8-2 19-9-3 17-9-2
Buffalo 33-21-9 75 217 170 27-4-3 6-17-6 18-10-3
Detroit 30-21-11 71 204 185 18-8-5 12-13-6 18-8-4
Toronto 20-32-8 48 184 198 15-11-6 5-21-2 6-20-2
Vancouver 16-40-8 40 184 280 13-17-3 3-23-5 8-19-5
NY Islanders 8-52-5 21 129 296 6-21-4 2-31-1 3-27-2
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 36-21-6 78 234 182 22-8-3 14-13-3 17-13-4
Philadelphia 30-24-9 69 232 214 20-7-3 10-17-6 16-11-5
Min N Stars 28-26-8 64 197 186 20-7-4 8-19-4 14-13-3
St Louis 26-26-10 62 185 196 16-11-6 10-15-4 15-12-5
Pittsburgh 26-30-7 59 205 203 20-8-3 6-22-4 14-11-1
Atl Flames 23-28-12 58 162 181 14-12-4 9-16-8 9-13-7
Los Angeles 24-30-9 57 188 209 15-8-6 9-22-3 13-12-4
California 10-39-14 34 166 268 7-13-11 3-26-3 4-17-7

Chicago 5, NY Islanders 3