NHL Division Standings after Dec 23 in 1961-62 season

  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away
Montreal 17-7-8 42 114 79 12-2-3 5-5-5
Toronto 18-9-3 39 105 73 11-1-2 7-8-1
NY Rangers 13-11-8 34 99 93 9-4-4 4-7-4
Detroit 12-15-4 28 80 96 9-3-3 3-12-1
Chicago 10-13-7 27 83 85 6-6-3 4-7-4
Boston 7-22-4 18 87 142 5-9-2 2-13-2

Montreal 6, Detroit 1
Boston 7, Toronto 4
NY Rangers 7, Chicago 3