NHL Division Standings after Dec 16 in 1939-40 season

  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away
Toronto 8-3-3 19 40 23 5-0-3 3-3-0
Boston 7-4-3 17 35 25 4-1-1 3-3-2
Montreal 7-5-2 16 40 33 4-2-2 3-3-0
NY Rangers 5-3-6 16 32 22 2-3-2 3-0-4
Chicago 6-6-1 13 26 40 4-3-0 2-3-1
Detroit 4-9-2 10 27 45 2-5-1 2-4-1
NY Americans 4-11-1 9 32 44 3-3-0 1-8-1

NY Rangers 4, Montreal 2
Toronto 5, NY Americans 1