NHL Division Standings after Jan 9 in 1972-73 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Montreal 24-6-10 58 161 92 13-2-5 11-4-5 11-2-4
Boston 26-10-3 55 175 119 14-4-0 12-6-3 12-5-2
NY Rangers 25-13-3 53 153 105 17-5-1 8-8-2 9-8-1
Buffalo 23-12-7 53 155 114 18-0-3 5-12-4 14-5-2
Detroit 18-16-6 42 124 127 12-5-4 6-11-2 12-6-2
Toronto 14-20-6 34 128 134 10-6-5 4-14-1 3-11-2
Vancouver 12-25-6 30 126 184 10-10-2 2-15-4 5-11-4
NY Islanders 4-33-4 12 77 193 3-15-3 1-18-1 0-18-1
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 24-14-2 50 149 113 15-5-1 9-9-1 11-9-1
Min N Stars 19-15-5 43 129 111 13-4-2 6-11-3 12-6-1
Los Angeles 19-18-4 42 125 126 14-3-3 5-15-1 10-7-1
Atl Flames 17-19-7 41 111 122 9-7-3 8-12-4 5-9-3
Philadelphia 17-18-6 40 138 144 14-4-1 3-14-5 8-8-4
Pittsburgh 17-18-6 40 143 135 12-5-2 5-13-4 10-7-1
St Louis 14-19-7 35 110 132 9-9-4 5-10-3 7-8-3
California 7-24-8 22 109 162 5-8-6 2-16-2 2-11-4

Los Angeles 3, NY Islanders 2
Vancouver 3, St Louis 0