Part one of Broad Street Sports off-season review will focus on the out of nowhere hire of the Flyers new head coach Dave Hakstol as well as taking a look at the system he plans on putting in place and how he will fit this current roster to his vision.
First things first, why Hakstol? I as much as everybody else when they head the news of the hire said "who?". However after further analysis and getting to know a little more about the new Flyers bench boss I started to come around to the new hire. When you look at the way the game is played today it's speed, speed, speed, and more speed. Just look at the final four teams that were left standing in the playoffs this year; the Blackhawks, Ducks, Rangers, & Lightening. All four teams possess size, speed, and skill both up front and on the blueline that simply outmatches the rest of the competition in the league.
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