Red Wings Sign GM Ken Holland To 4-Year Deal

By jesus rivera On 14 Aug, 2014 At 04:33 PM | Categorized As NHL, sports | With 0 Comment

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The have signed executive vice president and general manager Ken Holland to a four-year contract through the 2017-18 season.

Holland has been Detroit’s GM for the last 17 seasons, and since he took over in July 1997, his teams have won more regular-season games (746) and postseason games (115) than any other organization. The Red Wings won Stanley Cups in 1997, 1998, 2002 and 2008 during Holland’s tenure.

Detroit fought through injuries in 2013-14 to make the playoffs for their 23rd consecutive season, however the Red Wings were immediately eliminated in the first round to the Bruins.

Holland has been with the Red Wings in some capacity for the last 31 seasons. He was a player and a scout before joining management.

During his tenure as GM, the Red Wings have won four Presidents’ Trophies, five regular-season conference titles and 10 division titles.

[Yahoo Sports]

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