NHL Division Standings after Dec 7 in 1972-73 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Montreal 16-4-7 39 115 65 9-2-3 7-2-4 8-1-4
Boston 16-7-3 35 118 84 10-4-0 6-3-3 9-4-2
NY Rangers 16-8-3 35 103 72 11-2-1 5-6-2 5-5-1
Buffalo 13-8-7 33 102 84 11-0-3 2-8-4 7-4-2
Detroit 11-12-2 24 82 86 7-4-1 4-8-1 7-4-1
Toronto 9-13-4 22 84 82 6-3-3 3-10-1 3-7-1
Vancouver 8-17-2 18 78 112 6-7-1 2-10-1 4-7-1
NY Islanders 3-19-2 8 50 121 2-10-1 1-9-1 0-11-0
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 15-9-2 32 96 73 9-3-1 6-6-1 6-6-1
Min N Stars 14-10-3 31 88 78 9-2-2 5-8-1 10-4-1
Pittsburgh 13-11-3 29 103 87 9-3-1 4-8-2 8-5-1
Philadelphia 12-11-4 28 98 95 11-2-1 1-9-3 5-4-3
Los Angeles 12-12-4 28 93 93 9-2-3 3-10-1 6-5-1
Atl Flames 11-13-5 27 70 90 6-4-3 5-9-2 5-5-2
St Louis 8-12-5 21 61 79 5-6-3 3-6-2 2-7-2
California 4-15-6 14 65 105 2-5-4 2-10-2 2-8-3

Boston 5, St Louis 0
Buffalo 6, Detroit 1
Atl Flames 5, Vancouver 2
Philadelphia 6, Min N Stars 2