Peter Chiarelli (born August 5, 1964) is a Canadian ice hockey executive and former player. He is the president of hockey operations and general manager of the Edmonton Oilers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He previously worked as a general manager with the Boston Bruins and won the Stanley Cup with them in 2011.
Chiarelli in 2015
August 5, 1964|
Nepean, Ontario, Canada
|Height||5 ft 10 in (178 cm)|
|Weight||175 lb (79 kg; 12 st 7 lb)|
|Played for||Nottingham Panthers|
Prior to becoming an NHL executive, Chiarelli was a player agent before joining the Ottawa Senators in 1999. He was also an attorney in private practice in Ottawa having graduated from the University of Ottawa's law school. Chiarelli served as the assistant general manager for the Ottawa Senators for two years, including the cancelled 2004–05 lockout season. The Senators were given a conditional draft pick for relinquishing Chiarelli.
Chiarelli was hired on May 26, 2006 as the general manager of the Boston Bruins. He was signed to a four-year contract. On June 19, 2009, Chiarelli received a four-year contract extension through the 2013–14 season. On June 15, 2011, Chiarelli won the Stanley Cup with the Bruins. Despite agreeing to an extension with the Bruins in August 2013, Chiarelli was fired by the team on April 15, 2015. On April 24, 2015, the Edmonton Oilers announced Chiarelli's hiring as general manager and president of hockey operations.
Chiarelli resides in Edmonton, Alberta.
Chiarelli's brother Mike Chiarelli joined the Boston Bruins as a scout in 2007.
His daughter, Talia Chiarelli, was a member of the Canadian National Gymnastics Team and in 2012 accepted a scholarship at the University of Michigan. His son, Cameron, played club hockey at Harvard University.
His son, Cameron, goes to Harvard so a familial attachment to Boston is still there,
| General manager of the Boston Bruins
| General manager of the Edmonton Oilers
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Peter Chiarelli (ice hockey) (born 1964), ice hockey manager