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New Flyers coach Hakstol brings college success, lacks pro experience

The Philadelphia Flyers went far off the radar screen with the announcement of the hiring of longtime University of North Dakota (UND) head coach Dave Hakstol as the 19th head coach in franchise history. Hakstol, who reached the Frozen Four seven times in 11 years at UND, has been a very prominent name on the national collegiate hockey scene for many years. Nevertheless, the 46...
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Dave Hakstol hiring: low-risk, high reward?

  View image | gettyimages.com The Flyers made waves on Monday when they announced the hiring of Dave Hakstol as the 19th coach in franchise history, going with a candidate that wasn't on too many radars. That's right. CoachWatch 2015 is over, and it ends with a candidate that you most likely have not heard of. The Flyers' new bench boss joins the NHL ranks directly from...
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Future Flyers Report: Ghost Disappears, Phantoms Fight and Reading Stays Royal

NHL: After getting a good look in back-to-back wins for the Flyers, Shayne Gostisbeherewas once again in the lineup on Tuesday night against Los Angeles. However, his time on ice was limited, especially late in the game. He made a risky play in front of his own crease on a breakout that caused some oohs and aahs on one of his three short shifts in the 3rd period. Overall he has...
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November 01, 2014  |  Discuss
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