Peter Chiarelli

Milan Lucic Edmonton Oilers
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Matt Kalman
January 23, 2019 - 9:54 am
Maybe Mikko Koskinen will turn out to be Peter Chiarelli’s Tim Thomas. Chiarelli confusingly was allowed to sign the 30-year-old goaltender with just 27 games of NHL experience to a three-year contract extension worth $4.5 million per season for the Edmonton Oilers on Monday. Late Tuesday, after a...
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DJ Bean
August 02, 2016 - 11:30 am
The Oilers announced Tuesday that they have hired Bruins director of amateur scouting Keith Gretzky as an assistant general manager. Gretzky joins his former boss in Peter Chiarelli by making such a jump. Gretzky, whose older brother goes by "Wayne," oversaw the Bruins' last three drafts after...
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Milan Lucic
DJ Bean
June 23, 2016 - 4:29 pm
BUFFALO -- With Milan Lucic headed for free agency, one potential fit that's been thrown around is the Oilers. Why? Because there's a guy who works there who already has experience paying Lucic a lot of money. So would Lucic, who spent last season with the Kings but could not come to terms on an...
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Peter Chiarelli
DJ Bean
June 23, 2016 - 11:19 am
BUFFALO -- In rewatching Edmonton president of hockey operations Peter Chiarelli's availability with reporters from Thursday morning, it was hard not to notice a point he made regarding his own team's issues that applies to the Bruins. A reporter asked Chiarelli about trading for a No. 1 defenseman...
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Carl Soderberg appears to be the latest salary cap casualty for the Bruins. (Gregory Shamus/Getty Images)
Mike Petraglia
June 19, 2015 - 7:34 am
Carl Soderberg appears to be the latest casualty of the Bruins' salary cap crunch. The 29-year-old center had 13 goals and 31 assists this year while playing in all 82 games, playing out the final year of a three-year, $3 million contract. Soderberg will be looking for a big pay day as an...
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Cam Neely
DJ Bean
May 20, 2015 - 11:36 am
While Cam Neely defended his relationship with Claude Julien Wednesday, he revealed a bit more about how he got along with the recently fired Peter Chiarelli. After the Bruins introduced Don Sweeney as the team'€™s next general manager, Neely stressed the importance of communication in the front...
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Don Sweeney
DJ Bean
May 09, 2015 - 9:52 am
The Bruins don'€™t have a general manager yet, but the signs continue to point toward Don Sweeney eventually getting the gig. In fact, indications are that Sweeney is doing the heavy lifting in the Bruins'€™ front office as they begin the offseason. Sweeney has been the team's acting GM...
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DJ Bean
April 24, 2015 - 1:00 pm
Former Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli was named president of hockey operations and general manager of the Oilers Friday. Chiarelli enters a team with a number of highly skilled young forwards in Taylor Hall , Ryan Nugent-Hopkins, Nail Yakupov, Jordan Eberle and Leon Draisaitl. Generational...
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DJ Bean
April 23, 2015 - 6:52 pm
According to multiple reports out of Canada, the Oilers will announce the hiring of former Bruins general manager Peter Chiarelli in a press conference Friday. It is unknown what exactly Chiarelli'€™s title with the team will be, but Elliotte Friedman of Hockey Night in Canada reported Thursday...
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Patrice Bergeron
DJ Bean
April 23, 2015 - 9:58 am
Patrice Bergeron was made available to the media Thursday to discuss his Selke candidacy, but he was well aware that the Bruins have bigger things to worry about than awards this summer. Bergeron gave Claude Julien a vote of confidence, saying that he enjoys playing for the longtime Bruins coach...
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