NHL Division Standings after Dec 20 in 1947-48 season

  W-L-T Pts GF GA Home Away
Toronto 12-7-6 30 81 64 8-2-3 4-5-3
Detroit 12-7-5 29 77 64 7-3-2 5-4-3
Boston 10-8-6 26 73 60 5-1-5 5-7-1
NY Rangers 11-9-3 25 77 79 5-4-2 6-5-1
Montreal 9-11-4 22 59 61 6-6-0 3-5-4
Chicago 5-17-2 12 77 116 3-9-1 2-8-1

Boston 4, Montreal 2
Toronto 4, Detroit 4 (reg tie)