NHL Division Standings after Dec 17 in 1961-62 season

  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away
Montreal 16-6-8 40 105 74 11-1-3 5-5-5
Toronto 18-8-3 39 101 66 11-0-2 7-8-1
NY Rangers 11-11-8 30 86 89 7-4-4 4-7-4
Detroit 12-12-4 28 76 80 9-3-3 3-9-1
Chicago 9-12-7 25 76 75 6-6-3 3-6-4
Boston 5-22-4 14 76 136 4-9-2 1-13-2

Detroit 3, Montreal 1
Toronto 4, Boston 1
Chicago 3, NY Rangers 1