NHL Division Standings after Dec 25 in 1961-62 season

  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away
Montreal 18-7-8 44 119 81 12-2-3 6-5-5
Toronto 18-9-4 40 108 76 11-1-2 7-8-2
NY Rangers 14-11-8 36 105 97 9-4-4 5-7-4
Detroit 12-16-4 28 84 102 9-4-3 3-12-1
Chicago 10-13-8 28 86 88 6-6-4 4-7-4
Boston 7-23-4 18 89 147 5-10-2 2-13-2

Montreal 5, Boston 2
Chicago 3, Toronto 3 (reg tie)
NY Rangers 6, Detroit 4