Ken Holland

Does Ken Holland need to a major shake-up in his pro scouting department?

The Edmonton Oilers moved on from their last chief pro scout, Duane Sutter, after a run of weak signings and trades, but it’s hard to argue that things have improved much with Archie Henderson as Ken Holland’s right-hand man. There’s been some major misses with Henderson as the Director of...
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If Edmonton Oilers don't re-sign Dmitry Kulikov, Ken Holland needs a good Plan B

The absence of Oscar Klefbom for the entirety of the 2021 season left a gaping void in Edmonton Oilers’ top four. While Klefbom’s fellow left-side workhorse Darnell Nurse answered the bell by taking on an even bigger role in all situations and righty Tyson Barrie did a solid job filling in on the powerplay, at no point during the season did the Oilers have a “true” 2LD.
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Two big deals Ken Holland never made for the Edmonton Oilers -- and what they say about him

The Edmonton Oilers have trended up under GM Ken Holland. The right moves this summer could well put the team into the top drawer of NHL squads. But how much different would the Oilers be right now if Holland had pulled off two huge deals last summer that he was rumoured to be interested in, the signing of goalie Jakob Markstrom and a trade for Arizona d-man Oliver Ekman-Larsson?

Oilers GM Ken Holland Wants Club To Improve Secondary Scoring

The Edmonton Oilers were sent packing from the Stanley Cup Playoffs in the opening round of play for the second season in a row. In the summer of 2020, the Oilers were bounced by the Chicago Blackhawks in four games in a best-of-five Qualification Round series. This spring, it was a four game sweep at the hands of the Winnipeg Jets in the first round of the playoffs.

Oilers, GM Ken Holland decry racial abuse against Ethan Bear

EDMONTON, Alberta --  Edmonton Oilers general manager Ken Holland said racist comments directed to First Nation defenseman Ethan Bear are totally unacceptable and disgusting.. Holland said he was told about the issue by team staff just before his season-ending address to the media Wednesday, two days after Bear made...

Oilers GM Ken Holland disgusted by racist comments directed at defenceman Ethan Bear

Edmonton Oilers general manager Ken Holland says any racist comments directed to Indigenous defenceman Ethan Bear are "totally unacceptable" and "disgusting." Holland says he was told about the issue by Oilers staff just before his season-ending address to the media on Wednesday. Bear's girlfriend, Lenasia Ned, posted on social media...

Edmonton Oilers GM Ken Holland preaches patience in season post-mortem

Another year, another ask of patience from the Edmonton Oilers. There’s no denying the Oilers strong regular season that saw them finish second in the north division and the 11th best record in the league. Connor McDavid was nothing short of incredibly while teammate and friend Leon Draisaitl, too, had a tremendous year.

GM Ken Holland on Oilers' trade strategy: I won't deal a 'first for a rental'

When the Edmonton Oilers put Kyle Turris on waivers on Friday, speculation immediately sparked up that the team was preparing to go after one of the bigger names available at the trade deadline. The Oilers can bury part of Turris’ cap hit by moving him to the taxi squad, and with Oscar Klefbom on long-term injured reserve, they have a bit of flexibility. Immediately, the thought of Taylor Hall returning to Edmonton popped into many minds, but if the Buffalo Sabres are holding out for a first-round pick, the struggling forward won’t be coming to the Oilers.

Ken Holland Reflects On His Trade Deadline Philosophy In Detroit

Daniel Nugent-Bowman of The Athletic with a Q & A with Ken Holland,. I’m sure you wish you had the flexibility you had in Detroit before the lockout when there was a little more breathing room without the salary cap. When I was in Detroit, we were the last team...

NHL Rumors: Ken Holland, Edmonton Oilers, and Vancouver Canucks

Mark Spector of Sportsnet: Ken Holland has to do dollar-for-dollar trades right now. Also, there is the lack of draft picks (no second, third, or fifth-round pick in 2021) This is unless he gets out of “salary cap jail”. Now, if he can, there are some needs for the Edmonton Oilers.

NHL Rumors: Ken Holland and Jonathan Bernier

Mark Spector of Sportsnet: So, what is Ken Holland looking for at the deadline. Here’s an answer. “When you get into the playoffs you need size and depth. You either wear somebody down or they’re going to wear you down,” he said. “You’re always looking at the trade deadline for some size, or experience. Guys who have been there before.”
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Former congressman, prominent attorney Ken Holland dies

Ken Holland, a former US Congressman and attorney from Gaffney, died Saturday, February 27 in Richmond, VA. Holland was born on November 24, 1934, in Hickory, N.C. He attended public schools in Gaffney and served in the National Guard from 1952 to 1959. He entered college at the University of South Carolina, earning an AB in 1960 and an LL.B. […]