Tim Panaccio


There’s a saying among the near 55,000 residents of Grand Forks, North Dakota, that goes: “You’re nobody around these parts unless you got a lake place cabin and North Dakota hockey season tickets


Suddenly, the KHL has become rather popular in Flyerdom.

Derek Forbort was a defenseman for three seasons under Dave Hakstol at North Dakota.

When Ron Hextall said he was looking to upgrade his defense for next season, he didn’t mean by solely promoting one of his coveted prospects currently in the minors or juniors.


When you examine why Ron Hextall chose Dave Hakstol as his next coach, you have to think that much of the decision had to do with the age of the players he was coaching and the age of several