NHL Division Standings after Dec 17 in 1972-73 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Montreal 19-5-8 46 128 75 10-2-3 9-3-5 9-2-4
Boston 20-8-3 43 142 103 12-4-0 8-4-3 10-5-2
NY Rangers 20-10-3 43 127 87 13-2-1 7-8-2 8-6-1
Buffalo 17-8-7 41 121 92 14-0-3 3-8-4 10-4-2
Detroit 13-14-3 29 95 103 8-5-2 5-9-1 8-4-2
Toronto 9-17-5 23 95 104 6-5-4 3-12-1 3-10-2
Vancouver 9-19-4 22 93 132 7-9-1 2-10-3 4-8-3
NY Islanders 3-24-3 9 58 148 2-12-2 1-12-1 0-13-0
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 19-10-2 40 118 82 11-3-1 8-7-1 9-7-1
Min N Stars 17-12-3 37 112 92 12-2-2 5-10-1 11-5-1
Philadelphia 15-14-4 34 118 117 13-4-1 2-10-3 6-5-3
Pittsburgh 15-13-3 33 119 103 11-3-1 4-10-2 9-6-1
Los Angeles 14-14-4 32 100 100 11-3-3 3-11-1 8-6-1
Atl Flames 13-16-5 31 84 102 7-5-3 6-11-2 5-8-2
St Louis 10-14-6 26 78 97 6-7-3 4-7-3 4-8-2
California 4-19-7 15 79 130 2-6-5 2-13-2 2-9-3

Buffalo 4, Toronto 0
NY Rangers 9, Pittsburgh 1
Atl Flames 4, NY Islanders 0
Boston 5, Philadelphia 3
Detroit 6, Min N Stars 4
Chicago 2, Los Angeles 0