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Bruins GM Peter Chiarelli ready to think long-term

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One Cup is clearly not enough.

And now, with Peter Chiarelli signed to a four-year extension, the Bruins general manager will have the long-term stability — through the 2017-2018 season — to try to bring another to Boston.

“We want to compete for the Stanley Cup every year,” Chiarelli said during a news conference to announce the signing Friday at TD Garden. “It’s my mandate, my charge, to do that. We have to be proactive in this cap world. We have to be aggressive.”

To get started on that road, Chiarelli said he would like to be able to integrate younger players with the experienced core the Bruins have put together in order to provide the Bruins with more salary cap flexibility.

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