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 24-12-3 51 149 101 16-4-1 8-8-2 9-7-1
Buffalo 21-12-7 49 149 113 17-0-3 4-12-4 13-5-2
Detroit 16-16-6 38 116 127 11-5-4 5-11-2 10-6-2
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 14-18-6 34 108 127 9-9-3 5-9-3 7-8-2
California 7-23-8 22 109 158 5-8-6 2-15-2 2-11-4

Montreal 5, California 0