NHL Division Standings after Dec 29 in 1973-74 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Boston 23-6-3 49 147 89 19-0-1 4-6-2 14-3-0
Montreal 20-8-6 46 119 89 9-5-1 11-3-5 8-5-4
NY Rangers 16-11-9 41 128 110 12-3-4 4-8-5 7-6-3
Toronto 16-13-7 39 128 103 9-6-4 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 7-17-11 25 83 108 5-6-6 2-11-5 4-10-4
Vancouver 8-20-6 22 91 131 6-7-4 2-13-2 4-7-4
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Philadelphia 20-8-4 44 99 54 10-4-2 10-4-2 12-4-1
Chicago 16-6-11 43 112 65 6-1-7 10-5-4 8-4-5
Atl Flames 15-13-7 37 89 94 8-7-3 7-6-4 6-7-4
St Louis 15-12-6 36 90 83 7-5-4 8-7-2 6-7-3
Min N Stars 11-15-8 30 97 111 9-8-1 2-7-7 5-6-5
Los Angeles 11-18-6 28 99 116 8-8-1 3-10-5 7-8-2
Pittsburgh 9-21-5 23 88 128 4-10-3 5-11-2 6-9-2
California 7-23-5 19 84 138 6-4-5 1-19-0 4-9-3

Montreal 7, NY Rangers 1
Toronto 3, Atl Flames 3 (reg tie)
NY Islanders 4, Vancouver 3
Los Angeles 4, Boston 1
Chicago 4, Pittsburgh 2
Philadelphia 4, St Louis 1