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Flyers hire North Dakota's Hakstol as new head coach (The Associated Press)

Once the surprise news hit Philadelphia, Flyers die-hards – heck, NHL fans everywhere – all sounded a bit as if they should have been Jeopardy contestants. Who is Dave Hakstol? Not even an easy clue would have given an indication on who was Flyers general manager Ron Hextall’s top target to try and lead the franchise to their first Stanley Cup championship since 1975.