NHL Division Standings after Oct 17 in 1972-73 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Detroit 4-0-0 8 22 8 4-0-0 0-0-0 2-0-0
Buffalo 3-0-1 7 16 9 3-0-0 0-0-1 1-0-0
Montreal 3-0-1 7 14 3 3-0-0 0-0-1 1-0-1
Boston 2-2-0 4 20 16 1-1-0 1-1-0 1-1-0
NY Rangers 2-3-0 4 16 21 2-0-0 0-3-0 1-2-0
Toronto 1-2-1 3 11 12 1-1-1 0-1-0 0-1-1
Vancouver 1-2-1 3 12 17 1-0-0 0-2-1 0-1-0
NY Islanders 1-3-0 2 9 17 1-3-0 0-0-0 0-1-0
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 4-1-0 8 17 8 2-1-0 2-0-0 2-1-0
Pittsburgh 4-1-0 8 23 14 2-0-0 2-1-0 3-0-0
Min N Stars 1-2-1 3 10 14 1-0-1 0-2-0 1-0-0
Philadelphia 1-2-1 3 12 16 1-1-0 0-1-1 0-1-1
St Louis 1-2-1 3 11 14 0-2-1 1-0-0 1-2-1
Atl Flames 1-3-1 3 8 15 0-0-1 1-3-0 0-1-0
California 1-3-0 2 10 14 0-0-0 1-3-0 1-2-0
Los Angeles 1-5-0 2 17 30 0-0-0 1-5-0 0-1-0

Pittsburgh 5, NY Islanders 0