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Maple Leafs bring in Hakstol as assistant coach

TORONTO -- The Maple Leafs have hired former Philadelphia Flyers coach Dave Hakstol as an assistant on Mike Babcock's staff.

Hakstol spent 3½ seasons behind the Flyers bench, compiling a 134-101-42 record. He was fired Dec. 17 after Philadelphia started last season 12-15-4.

He joins Paul McFarland, who spent the past two seasons with the Florida Panthers, as Babcock's assistants. Before joining the Flyers, Hakstol coached the University of North Dakota for 11 seasons.

Toronto also announced that goalie Michael Hutchinson and defenseman Martin Marincin had signed one-year contract extensions worth $700,000.