The Maple Leafs announced today that the club has hired Dave Hakstol as an assistant coach.

“I’m excited to have the opportunity to join the Maple Leafs coaching staff,” said Hakstol. “I look forward to building relationships with the players and getting to work with the entire group.”

Hakstol, 50, most recently served as the head coach of the Flyers from May of 2015 to December of 2018.