NHL Division Standings after Dec 20 in 1951-52 season

  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away
Detroit 18-4-8 44 87 55 8-4-3 10-0-5
Toronto 13-10-7 33 71 62 8-4-3 5-6-4
Montreal 12-14-4 28 73 73 10-5-0 2-9-4
Boston 9-11-9 27 62 67 3-5-6 6-6-3
Chicago 10-17-3 23 68 88 7-6-3 3-11-0
NY Rangers 9-15-5 23 73 89 7-4-3 2-11-2

Montreal 4, Toronto 1
Detroit 6, Chicago 4