NHL Division Standings after Dec 15 in 1951-52 season

  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away
Detroit 16-4-7 39 73 45 8-4-3 8-0-4
Toronto 13-8-7 33 67 54 8-4-3 5-4-4
Boston 9-10-8 26 55 58 3-4-5 6-6-3
Montreal 10-13-4 24 63 66 9-5-0 1-8-4
Chicago 9-16-3 21 60 79 6-5-3 3-11-0
NY Rangers 8-14-5 21 68 84 6-3-3 2-11-2

Montreal 3, Boston 1
Toronto 4, NY Rangers 1
Detroit 3, Chicago 0