The Philadelphia Flyers have named Dave Hakstol the 19th head coach in club history.
Hakstol joins the Flyers after spending 11 seasons at the University of North Dakota.
“Dave brings a wealth of head coaching experience and success to the Philadelphia Flyers organization,” said GM Ron Hextall. “He’s a proven winner and we are pleased to have him become part of the Flyers family.”
The 46-year-old compiled a 289-143-43 while at North Dakota. This past season Hakstol led North Dakota to a 29-10-3 record and a berth in the NCAA Frozen Four.
“I am extremely excited to be named the Philadelphia Flyers new head coach,” said Hakstol. “Through the process here with Ron [Hextall] and everybody in the Flyers organization I have gained even more of an understanding of the history and tradition of this organization and I’m very proud to become part of the Philadelphia Flyers today.”
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