NHL Division Standings after Dec 24 in 1960-61 season

  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away
Montreal 21-8-4 46 124 94 13-2-2 8-6-2
Toronto 16-10-7 39 108 86 7-3-6 9-7-1
Detroit 14-11-7 35 96 94 8-5-2 6-6-5
Chicago 11-14-8 30 89 98 9-3-4 2-11-4
NY Rangers 9-18-5 23 88 110 5-9-3 4-9-2
Boston 7-17-9 23 84 107 6-8-3 1-9-6

Montreal 3, Chicago 1
Toronto 4, Detroit 4 (reg tie)