April 11, 2014 1:33 pm
Updated: April 11, 2014 1:44 pm

What the world looked like the last time only 1 Canadian team made the NHL playoffs

National Hockey League president Clarence Campbell presents Stanley Cup to Montreal Canadiens team captain Henri Richard after the Canadiens defeated the Chicago Black Hawks 6-4 and won the Stanley Cup playoff Thursday, May 10, 1973.

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Canadian NHL teams are usually a strong presence in the playoffs, but not this year.

In fact, this is the first year since 1973 that only one Canadian squad made the post-season rounds.

Here’s a snapshot of how the world looked back then:

Stanley Cup - How the world looked in 1973

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