NHL Division Standings after Jan 3 in 1972-73 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Boston 26-8-3 55 169 110 14-4-0 12-4-3 12-5-2
Montreal 23-6-9 55 153 89 12-2-4 11-4-5 11-2-4
NY Rangers 24-12-3 51 149 101 16-4-1 8-8-2 9-7-1
Buffalo 21-11-7 49 147 109 17-0-3 4-11-4 13-4-2
Detroit 15-16-6 36 112 125 10-5-4 5-11-2 9-6-2
Toronto 12-20-6 30 120 132 8-6-5 4-14-1 3-11-2
Vancouver 11-23-6 28 119 175 9-10-2 2-13-4 5-11-4
NY Islanders 4-30-4 12 75 182 3-13-3 1-17-1 0-16-1
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 22-14-2 46 142 109 14-5-1 8-9-1 10-9-1
Min N Stars 19-14-4 42 126 106 13-3-2 6-11-2 12-5-1
Los Angeles 18-17-4 40 120 120 14-3-3 4-14-1 10-7-1
Philadelphia 17-17-6 40 138 142 14-4-1 3-13-5 8-8-4
Pittsburgh 16-17-6 38 139 130 11-5-2 5-12-4 10-7-1
Atl Flames 16-19-6 38 104 118 8-7-3 8-12-3 5-9-2
St Louis 13-18-6 32 104 125 8-9-3 5-9-3 7-8-2
California 7-22-8 22 109 153 5-8-6 2-14-2 2-11-4

Montreal 8, Toronto 4
NY Rangers 3, Los Angeles 0
Buffalo 4, NY Islanders 1
California 11, Vancouver 3
Pittsburgh 5, Chicago 3
Philadelphia 3, Atl Flames 1