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Chicago Blackhawks interview St. Louis Blues executive Peter Chiarelli for GM job

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CHICAGO — The Chicago Blackhawks have interviewed longtime NHL executive Peter Chiarelli for their job as general manager.

Chiarelli, 57, is the vice president of hockey operations for the St. Louis Blues. He was general manager of the Boston Bruins from 2006 to 2015 and the Edmonton Oilers from 2015 to 2019.

The Blackhawks announced the interview with Chiarelli on Sunday. They also interviewed interim general manager Kyle Davidson, Carolina Hurricanes assistant general manager Eric Tulsky and former NHL forward Scott Mellanby for the role.

Former Blackhawks forwards Eddie Olczyk, Marian Hossa and Patrick Sharp are helping the team in its general manager search, and CEO Danny Wirtz said the organization plans to interview candidates “both inside and outside”. outside of hockey. The team has yet to announce a candidate from outside the sport.

Davidson was promoted to the interim role after longtime chief executive Stan Bowman resigned in October following a report by an outside law firm that found the organization had mishandled allegations that an assistant coach allegedly sexually assaulted a player during the team’s Stanley Cup in 2010.

The report also played a role in the departure of Al MacIsaac, another of Chicago’s top hockey executives, and the NHL fined the team $2 million for “inadequate internal procedures of the organization and its inadequate and untimely response”.