NHL Division Standings after Mar 3 in 1972-73 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Montreal 42-8-14 98 268 145 23-4-5 19-4-9 19-3-6
NY Rangers 41-16-6 88 249 160 24-5-3 17-11-3 18-10-2
Boston 40-19-5 85 271 200 21-9-2 19-10-3 17-10-2
Buffalo 33-21-10 76 221 174 27-4-3 6-17-7 18-10-3
Detroit 31-21-11 73 210 190 19-8-5 12-13-6 18-8-4
Toronto 21-32-8 50 191 200 16-11-6 5-21-2 7-20-2
Vancouver 16-41-8 40 186 287 13-17-3 3-24-5 8-20-5
NY Islanders 8-52-5 21 129 296 6-21-4 2-31-1 3-27-2
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Chicago 36-21-7 79 237 185 22-8-3 14-13-4 17-13-4
Philadelphia 30-26-9 69 237 222 20-8-3 10-18-6 16-12-5
Min N Stars 29-26-8 66 204 189 21-7-4 8-19-4 15-13-3
St Louis 27-27-10 64 191 203 16-11-6 11-16-4 15-13-5
Pittsburgh 27-30-7 61 209 205 21-8-3 6-22-4 15-11-1
Los Angeles 25-31-9 59 192 214 15-8-6 10-23-3 14-12-4
Atl Flames 23-28-13 59 166 185 14-12-5 9-16-8 9-13-7
California 10-40-14 34 169 275 7-13-11 3-27-3 4-18-7

Montreal 5, Boston 1