April 24 2015 06:56PM
In two years as Edmonton Oilers general manager, Craig MacTavish consistently made it clear that he had no desire to move the team’s core players. The definition of the core moved a little over time, but it was clear at all points along the way that as far as the G.M. was concerned the team’s best young players would provide the best value right where they were.
On his first day as general manager, Peter Chiarelli sang a very different tune.
April 24 2015 01:03PM
This is a big day. For years we've been clamouring for changes in the Oilers management team and now they are finally happening. I doubt this is the last shoe to drop but, in the very least, this is the start of a very interesting transition for this franchise.
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April 24 2015 07:00AM
Oilers gifted McDavid and reportedly hire Chiarelli. Injured Jets swept by Ducks, Leafs eye Todd Mclellan, can Canucks come back, playoff nastiness, Rob Ford, Sean Monahan, Michael Ferland and more in this week's Roundup brought to you by DraftKings.
April 23 2015 06:37PM
Peter Chiarelli has been in Edmonton for the past few days talking with Bob Nicholson, and a source told me it looks like the Oilers will announce Chiarelli is joining the organization, possibly as early as tomorrow.
What does this mean for the existing management group?
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April 23 2015 06:06PM
According to Jason Gregor the Edmonton Oilers will be holding a press conference as early as tomorrow to announce the hiring of Peter Chiarelli. At this point, his title is not yet known but he will surely add a new voice in the Oilers management team.
More to come...