NHL Division Standings after Dec 28 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 16-14-4 36 110 109 11-5-2 5-9-2 8-8-3
Detroit 13-18-4 30 108 144 10-5-3 3-13-1 6-10-1
NY Islanders 6-17-11 23 79 105 5-6-6 1-11-5 3-10-4
Vancouver 8-19-6 22 88 127 6-6-4 2-13-2 4-6-4
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 15-11-6 36 89 79 7-4-4 8-7-2 6-6-3
Atl Flames 15-13-6 36 86 91 8-7-3 7-6-3 6-7-4
Min N Stars 11-15-8 30 97 111 9-8-1 2-7-7 5-6-5
Los Angeles 10-18-6 26 95 115 7-8-1 3-10-5 7-8-2
Pittsburgh 9-20-5 23 86 124 4-9-3 5-11-2 6-8-2
California 7-23-5 19 84 138 6-4-5 1-19-0 4-9-3

California 4, NY Islanders 4 (reg tie)
Min N Stars 5, Vancouver 3
St Louis 3, Pittsburgh 1