On This Day May 7th.

May 7: On this day in 1995, the Leafs opened the first round of the playoffs on the latest calendar date in team history. Due to a lockout, an abreviated season had begun in late January when the teams began a 48 game schedule. The Leafs defeated the Blackhawks 5-3 in Game 1, but lost the series in 7 games.

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