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Fans rip Flyers coach Dave Hakstol over tweet supporting U.S. women's team's fair-pay fight

Flyers coach Dave Hakstol posted a tweet over the weekend backing the U.S. women's hockey team in its fight to get paid fairly by USA Hockey. The replies almost universally slammed him.

Flyers coach Dave Hakstol posted a tweet over the weekend backing the U.S. women's hockey team in its fight to get paid fairly by USA Hockey:

The replies almost universally slammed him.

Thankfully, a few people out there figured out that it's possible to separate Hakstol's at-times-less-than-stellar coaching of a struggling team from his principles about society as a whole:

In other hockey news, the Flyers smashed the Penguins in Pittsburgh. Happy Monday.

Update: You should also read this piece by Broad Street Hockey's Travis Hughes on why Hakstol's statement matters, especially in light of his connections to USA Hockey decision-makers.

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