NHL Division Standings after Dec 19 in 1973-74 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Boston 21-4-3 45 134 73 17-0-1 4-4-2 13-2-0
Montreal 18-7-4 40 100 75 7-5-1 11-2-3 6-4-2
Toronto 15-11-6 36 109 88 8-5-3 7-6-3 5-6-4
NY Rangers 13-9-9 35 115 96 10-3-4 3-6-5 6-5-3
Buffalo 14-13-3 31 101 97 9-5-1 5-8-2 7-7-2
Detroit 12-16-3 27 99 132 9-5-2 3-11-1 5-8-1
NY Islanders 5-16-9 19 70 97 5-6-5 0-10-4 3-10-3
Vancouver 6-16-6 18 68 99 5-5-4 1-11-2 3-6-4
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Philadelphia 17-7-4 38 81 46 8-4-2 9-3-2 10-4-1
Chicago 14-5-10 38 97 54 5-1-6 9-4-4 7-3-4
St Louis 13-10-6 32 82 73 7-3-4 6-7-2 4-6-3
Atl Flames 13-12-6 32 76 84 6-6-3 7-6-3 5-6-4
Min N Stars 9-14-7 25 87 101 8-8-1 1-6-6 5-5-4
Los Angeles 9-17-5 23 83 104 6-8-1 3-9-4 6-7-1
Pittsburgh 9-16-4 22 75 106 4-7-3 5-9-1 6-7-2
California 7-22-3 17 74 126 6-4-3 1-18-0 4-9-2

Toronto 5, California 3
Chicago 2, Buffalo 2 (reg tie)
Min N Stars 4, Atl Flames 2
St Louis 3, Los Angeles 1