NHL Division Standings after Dec 26 in 1973-74 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Boston 23-5-3 49 146 85 19-0-1 4-5-2 14-3-0
Montreal 19-8-6 44 112 88 8-5-1 11-3-5 7-5-4
NY Rangers 16-10-9 41 127 103 12-3-4 4-7-5 7-5-3
Toronto 16-13-6 38 125 100 9-6-3 7-7-3 6-8-4
Buffalo 15-14-4 34 107 108 10-5-2 5-9-2 7-8-3
Detroit 13-17-4 30 107 141 10-5-3 3-12-1 6-9-1
Vancouver 8-18-6 22 85 122 6-5-4 2-13-2 4-6-4
NY Islanders 6-17-10 22 75 101 5-6-6 1-11-4 3-10-4
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Philadelphia 19-8-4 42 95 53 10-4-2 9-4-2 11-4-1
Chicago 15-6-11 41 108 63 6-1-7 9-5-4 7-4-5
St Louis 14-11-6 34 86 78 7-4-4 7-7-2 5-6-3
Atl Flames 14-13-6 34 80 87 7-7-3 7-6-3 5-7-4
Min N Stars 10-15-8 28 92 108 9-8-1 1-7-7 5-6-5
Los Angeles 10-17-6 26 91 109 7-8-1 3-9-5 7-7-2
Pittsburgh 9-19-5 23 85 121 4-8-3 5-11-2 6-7-2
California 7-23-4 18 80 134 6-4-4 1-19-0 4-9-3

Toronto 9, Montreal 2
NY Rangers 2, Philadelphia 1
Min N Stars 1, NY Islanders 0
Detroit 2, Pittsburgh 2 (reg tie)
Vancouver 6, California 4
Chicago 3, Los Angeles 3 (reg tie)