NHL Division Standings after Jan 6 in 1972-73 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Montreal 24-6-9 57 158 89 13-2-4 11-4-5 11-2-4
Boston 26-9-3 55 171 114 14-4-0 12-5-3 12-5-2
NY Rangers 24-13-3 51 150 105 16-5-1 8-8-2 9-8-1
Buffalo 22-12-7 51 153 114 17-0-3 5-12-4 14-5-2
Detroit 17-16-6 40 120 127 11-5-4 6-11-2 11-6-2
Toronto 13-20-6 32 124 134 9-6-5 4-14-1 3-11-2
Vancouver 11-24-6 28 121 179 9-10-2 2-14-4 5-11-4
NY Islanders 4-31-4 12 75 186 3-14-3 1-17-1 0-17-1
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 23-14-2 48 144 109 14-5-1 9-9-1 11-9-1
Min N Stars 19-15-4 42 126 108 13-4-2 6-11-2 12-6-1
Los Angeles 18-18-4 40 122 124 14-3-3 4-15-1 10-7-1
Philadelphia 17-17-6 40 138 142 14-4-1 3-13-5 8-8-4
Pittsburgh 17-17-6 40 143 132 12-5-2 5-12-4 10-7-1
Atl Flames 16-19-7 39 106 120 8-7-3 8-12-4 5-9-3
St Louis 14-18-7 35 110 129 9-9-4 5-9-3 7-8-3
California 7-23-8 22 109 158 5-8-6 2-15-2 2-11-4

Montreal 5, California 0
Toronto 4, Los Angeles 2
Buffalo 4, NY Rangers 1
Detroit 4, NY Islanders 0
Pittsburgh 4, Vancouver 2
Chicago 2, Min N Stars 0
St Louis 2, Atl Flames 2 (reg tie)