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KEN HOLLAND RUMORS & GOSSIP

It’s What The Wings Do

from Sean Gordon of the Globe and Mail, There are times when Detroit Red Wings general manager Ken Holland wonders whether this is it, if the trend-line for his team has finally started pointing downward. “I think about it,” he said, standing in an empty Bell Centre on Tuesday afternoon, “but I’m going to battle against it. I want to compete against it.” Gravity...
Via Kukla's Korner
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Holland and Devellano call shenanigans on Bob McCown’s Red Wings/Tigers sale rumors

During Friday’s Prime Time broadcast, Sportsnet’s Bob McCown suggested that Mike and Marian Ilitch were fielding offers to sell a vast chunk of their business empire including the Detroit Red Wings, Detroit Tigers and Little Caesars among other names around the city of Detroit. All of this apparently came up when a caller chimed in asking about the future of Mike Babcock...
Via The Majors Detroit
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings GM Ken Holland ‘plays goal’ on The Fan 590

After Kris Draper made a morning appearance on The Fan 590, Red Wings GM Ken Holland appeared on Sportsnet's HockeyCentral at Noon, discussing: 1. His decision to not discuss Mike Babcock's contract status in the media (the Wings' PR staff informed the Toronto media corps that Babcock would not answer questions about his contract at the morning skate), 2. The fact...
Via Kukla's Korner
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings GM Ken Holland talks roster disagreements, Weiss sitting, etc. on Detroit Sports 105.1 FM

Prior to tonight's game against the Boston Bruins, Red Wings GM Ken Holland spoke with Detroit Sports 105.1 FM's Matt Dery, discussing the would-be tiff between himself and Mike Babcock over Xavier Ouellet (Holland suggested that the Windsor Star's Bob Duff's article insisting that Babcock "threw Holland under the bus" was overblown), his take on the Wings...
Via Kukla's Korner
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings Rumors: Ken Holland ‘Very Active’ Trying to Move Jakub Kindl

The Detroit Red Wings sent promising defenseman prospect Xavier Ouellet down to Grand Rapids on Tuesday, but he might be back up before Thursday night’s opener if GM Ken Holland can find a taker for Jakub Kindl. The Wings are currently carrying seven defensemen: Niklas Kronwall, Brendan Smith, Jonathan Ericsson, Kyle Quincey, Danny DeKeyser, Brian Lashoff and Kindl. Ouellet might...
Via The Detroit Sports Site
18 days ago  |  Discuss

Red Wings GM Ken Holland discusses Babcock’s status & more on The Fan 590; Krupa believes Babs stays

Red Wings GM Ken Holland appeared on Sportsnet's Prime Time Sports show on Thursday evening, speaking with Bob McCown and John Shannon. Holland's appearance was perhaps all but mandatory given that the Wings wrap up their exhibition season in Toronto on Friday night (7:30 PM on FSD, Sportsnet and 97.1 FM) and Boston on Saturday (5:30 PM on the NHL Network U.S.): ...
Via Kukla's Korner
22 days ago  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: Expectations for the 2014-15 season

The countdown to the new NHL season has officially begun with training camps getting underway. The Detroit Red Wings take to Joe Louis Arena for the home opener against the Boston Bruins in 44 days. And, for the die-hard fans, just 27 days until the first preseason game takes place in Pittsburgh. Ken Holland didn’t have much success this offseason, but that didn’t stop him from...
Via isportsweb.com
August 26, 2014  |  Discuss

Angry Red Wings Fans Edit GM Ken Holland’s Wikipedia Page

It’s safe to say that the Detroit Red Wings’ fans are not happy with their General Manager Ken Holland after the first day of Free Agency, especially after re-signing Kyle Quincey and giving him a raise. Safe to say that the Red Wings are no longer a premier destination for big time free agents, at least […] The post Angry Red Wings Fans Edit GM Ken Holland’s Wikipedia Page...
Via Diehardsport
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Holland cryptic, non-committal on plans for Wings

After three days of pro scouting meetings, Red Wings GM Ken Holland might have a plan in place, but he's not ready to reveal much. "I don't think we'll re-sign Mikael Samuelsson," Holland said Wednesday. "Beyond that, I haven't really reached out to any of their agents yet. I told them (Detroit's other unrestricted free agents), we'd get through...
Via Fox Sports Detroit
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Detroit Red Wings: 5 possible free agent targets

The offseason drags on for the Detroit Red Wings as the NHL playoffs have reached the Conference Finals.  While it’s still a very long ways away from July 1st, the start of the free agency period, it’s never too early to speculate how Ken Holland plans to shape the team for next season. Previously I have covered the salary cap situation, players that should stay, players that...
Via isportsweb.com
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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