NHL Division Standings after Dec 5 in 1973-74 season

EASTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Boston 17-4-2 36 110 61 13-0-1 4-4-1 11-2-0
NY Rangers 12-7-7 31 101 76 9-2-3 3-5-4 6-4-1
Montreal 14-7-2 30 79 65 5-5-1 9-2-1 4-4-1
Toronto 12-8-5 29 86 66 7-4-2 5-4-3 5-5-3
Buffalo 12-10-1 25 78 74 7-4-1 5-6-0 5-6-1
Detroit 9-15-1 19 78 116 7-5-1 2-10-0 4-8-1
NY Islanders 4-12-7 15 54 75 4-5-3 0-7-4 3-8-2
Vancouver 5-13-4 14 54 77 4-4-3 1-9-1 3-4-2
WESTERN DIVISION
  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away Div
Philadelphia 15-6-2 32 67 37 7-3-1 8-3-1 10-3-0
Chicago 12-5-7 31 79 43 4-1-4 8-4-3 6-3-3
Atl Flames 11-8-6 28 67 67 6-4-3 5-4-3 4-3-4
St Louis 10-9-5 25 63 59 5-3-3 5-6-2 3-6-3
Pittsburgh 7-13-4 18 59 95 3-6-3 4-7-1 4-6-2
Los Angeles 7-14-4 18 67 83 4-7-1 3-7-3 5-5-1
Min N Stars 5-11-7 17 64 80 4-7-1 1-4-6 3-4-4
California 6-16-2 14 54 86 5-4-2 1-12-0 3-8-2

NY Rangers 5, St Louis 1
Chicago 8, Detroit 2
Los Angeles 4, Pittsburgh 1
California 3, Atl Flames 3 (reg tie)