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As seen in the Red Light District of the Summer 2013 issue
maple leafs' playoff drought:
By Michael Grossi, Features Editor
TheFourthPeriod.com

It has to be hard to be a Toronto Maple Leafs fan. The team hasnít made it to the Stanley Cup Finals since 1966-67, and they held the longest active playoff appearance drought -- eight seasons -- until they made the post-season this year.

To illustrate just how long of a drought that was for the Centre of the Hockey Universe, here are a few things that were happening the last time the Leafs made the playoffs:

Current NHL general managers Steve Yzerman (Tampa Bay) and Garth Snow (N.Y. Islanders) were still playing
Sidney Crosby, touted as the "Next Great One," was still playing in Rimouski of the QMJHL
The iPhone was still in development, known as the highly secretive "Project Purple"
Michael Phelps had won 0 of his 18 Olympic medals
YouTube and Twitter, two of our favourite methods of wasting time, did not even exist


More from the summer 2013's red light district:
Playoffs | Maple Leafs | Kevin Lowe

 

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