26th National Hockey League All-Star Game
|Date||January 30, 1973|
|Arena||Madison Square Garden|
|City||New York City|
The 26th National Hockey League All-Star Game was held in the Madison Square Garden in New York City, home of the New York Rangers, on January 30, 1973. It was the first time that the All-Star Game was held in New York. The East Division All-Stars defeated the West Division All-Stars 5–4. Greg Polis was named the game's most valuable player.
|Penalties : Orr(East) 11:11, Bergman(East) 14:52|
|1||1-0||West||Polis (Clarke, MacDonald)||0:55|
|4||1-3||East||Henderson (Esposito, Hodge)||19:12|
|5||2-3||West||P. Martin (Hull, Pappin)||19:29|
|Penalties : Hodge(East) 6:26|
|6||2-4||East||Lemaire (Mahovlich, Lapointe)||3:19|
|Penalties : White(West) 10:03|
- East: Villemure (29:16 minutes), Giacomin (30:44 minutes).
- West: T. Esposito (29:16 minutes), Vachon (30:44 minutes).
Shots on goal :
- East (34) 18 - 9 - 9
- West (30) 8 - 10 - 12
Referee : Lloyd Gilmour
Linesmen : Neil Armstrong, John D'Amico
- Podnieks, Andrew (2000). The NHL All-Star Game: 50 years of tradition. Toronto: HarperCollins. ISBN 0-00-200058-X.