NHL Division Standings after Dec 21 in 1961-62 season

  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away
Montreal 16-7-8 40 108 78 11-2-3 5-5-5
Toronto 18-8-3 39 101 66 11-0-2 7-8-1
NY Rangers 12-11-8 32 92 90 8-4-4 4-7-4
Detroit 12-14-4 28 79 90 9-3-3 3-11-1
Chicago 10-12-7 27 80 78 6-6-3 4-6-4
Boston 6-22-4 16 80 138 5-9-2 1-13-2

Chicago 4, Montreal 3
Boston 4, Detroit 2