NHL Division Standings after Dec 8 in 1951-52 season

  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away
Detroit 13-4-7 33 64 42 5-4-3 8-0-4
Toronto 11-6-7 29 57 42 6-4-3 5-2-4
Boston 8-7-8 24 44 43 2-4-5 6-3-3
Montreal 9-12-3 21 57 61 8-5-0 1-7-3
Chicago 8-14-2 18 54 69 5-5-2 3-9-0
NY Rangers 6-12-5 17 52 71 4-3-3 2-9-2

Detroit 3, Montreal 0