Source: The Hockey Spectator 12/29/72
Whalers 2 3 0 - 5
Sharks   1 0 1 - 2

First Period:
1. New England, Sheehy 12 (French, Pleau) 9:04.
2. New England, Green 8 (Ley, Webster) 11:08.
3. Los Angeles, Leblanc 7 (White, Veneruzzo) 18:13.
Penalties-None.

Second Period:
4. New England, Pleau 18 (French, Sheehy) 6:22.
5. New England, Dorey 3 (unassisted) 15:35.
6. New England, Hurley 1 (Caffery) 19:36.
Penalties-Watson, LA 19:29.

Third Period:
7. Los Angeles, Serviss 4 (Young, Watson) 2:53.
Penalties-None.

Goalies:
Los Angeles Gardner, Gillow (start of 3rd); New England Smith.

Shots on goal:
New England   3    7    3 - 13
Los Angeles   13  12  11 - 36

Referee: Brent Casselman.
Attendance: 3,224.