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Oilers finally fire GM Chiarelli: report

It is done. It would appear that a loss to the last place Detroit Red Wings was the straw that finally broke the camel’s back. And man, that camel was a stubborn such and such. The Oilers reportedly fired general manager Peter Chiarelli late Tuesday after another miserable outing in a 3-2 loss on Tuesday, a move that the club is expected to formally announce on Wednesday. Peter Chiarelli has been fired by the Oilers. Done deal — Ryan Rishaug (@TSNRyanRishaug) January 23, 2019 The move, of course, was a long-time coming. Chiarelli had failed to move the team forward, and in the eyes of many Oilers fans, only moved the team in the opposite direction. The Oilers went from the Western Conference Final to one of the most disappoin ...