Peter Chiarelli of the Edmonton Oilers and Pierre Dorion of the Ottawa Senators are among the three finalists for the 2016-17 Normal Manager of the Year award.

David Poile of the Nashville Predators is the different finalists, the NHL introduced on Tuesday evening. The winner might be introduced on June 21 at the NHL Awards in Las Vegas.

Chiarelli put collectively an Oilers crew that earned its first playoff berth since the 2005-06 season. Edmonton was eradicated in the second spherical of the publish-season by the Anaheim Geese.

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Some of Chiarelli’s strikes included buying and selling ahead Taylor Corridor to the New Jersey Devils in change for Adam Larsson in addition to signing veterans Milan Lucic and Kris Russell. The Oilers completed second in the Pacific Division are have been led offensively by captain Connor McDavid, who received the common season scoring title with 100 factors.

Dorion helped the Senators return to the Stanley Cup playoffs after a one-year absence in his first year as the crew’s GM. Ottawa has additionally returned to the Japanese Convention remaining for the first time since 2007.

The 44-year-old employed head coach Man Boucher and affiliate coach Marc Crawford a month into his tenure. Dorion additionally traded for centre Derick Brassard in the off-season and landed forwards Alexandre Burrows, Viktor Stalberg and Tommy Wingels by trades.