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GM Peter Chiarelli Signs Four-Year Extension with Bruins

Dave Sandford/NHLI via Getty Images(BOSTON) -- After fielding a team that made the Stanley Cup Final two of the last three years, Peter Chiarelli was awarded a four-year contract extension by the Boston Bruins Thursday.

The Bruins will hold a 10 AM ET news conference Friday, to discuss the extension that will keep Chiarelli with the B's through the 2017-18 season.

Since Chiarelli became the Bruins' GM May 26, 2006, the Bruins have made the playoffs six times compiling a playoff record of 50-35.

Under Chiarelli's watch, the Bruins have gone 291-187-62 during the regular season. After the 2008-09 season, the Sporting News named Chiarelli the NHL Executive of the Year.

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