KEN HOLLAND

Edmonton OilersEdmonton Oilers

General Manager
BORN: November 10, 1955
AGE: 64
BIRTHPLACE: Vernon, British Columbia, Canada

Staff History

TEAMPOSITIONDATE SPANAGE SPANDURATION
Detroit Red WingsDirector of Amateur Scouting1987 - Jun 2, 199431 - 387 Years
Detroit Red WingsAssistant General ManagerJun 3, 1994 - Jul 17, 199738 - 413 Years, 1 Month, 14 Days
Detroit Red WingsGeneral ManagerJul 18, 1997 - Apr 19, 201941 - 6321 Years, 9 Months, 1 Day
Detroit Red WingsExecutive Vice PresidentDec 10, 2007 - Apr 19, 201952 - 6311 Years, 4 Months, 9 Days
Detroit Red WingsSenior Vice PresidentApr 19, 2019 - May 7, 201963 - 6318 Days
Edmonton OilersGeneral ManagerMay 7, 2019 - Present63 - 7 Months, 1 Day
Edmonton OilersPresident of Hockey OperationsMay 7, 2019 - Present63 - 7 Months, 1 Day

GM Player History

SIGNINGS SIGNINGS VALUE DRAFTED TRADES
256$1,198,220,83217246
Type
Signing Status
PLAYERTEAMSIGNING DATETYPELENGTHCAP HITVALUE
PLAYERTEAMYEARROUNDOVERALL
DATETRADE DETAILS
Jul 26, 2019
Edmonton Oilers Acquire:
Edmonton Oilers
2021 conditional 6th round pick* (PIT)
*Conditions: Pick is transferred if Marino signs an ELC prior to the 2021 draft, or if Pittsburgh were to trade his rights to another team prior to the 2021 draft.

Result: Marino signed an entry level contract. Edmonton recieves the 2021 6th round pick.
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
Pittsburgh Penguins Acquire:
Pittsburgh Penguins
John Marino · $0$0$0 (Signing Rights)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
Jul 19, 2019
Calgary Flames Acquire:
Calgary Flames
Milan Lucic ($750,000 retained - 12.5%) · $5,250,000$5,250,000$0
2020 conditional 3rd round pick* (EDM)
*Conditions: Pick is transferred if James Neal scores 21 goals and Milan Lucic scores 10 or fewer goals than Neal in the 2019-20 season.
Sum: $5,250,000$5,250,000$0
Change: -$500,000-$500,000-$69,000,000
Edmonton Oilers Acquire:
Edmonton Oilers
James Neal · $5,750,000$5,750,000$5,750,000
Sum: $5,750,000$5,750,000$5,750,000
Change: +$500,000+$500,000+$5,750,000
Feb 25, 2019
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Detroit Red Wings
2019 2nd round pick (SJS - #60 - Albert Johansson)
2020 conditional 3rd round pick* (SJS)
*Conditions: The 2020 3rd round pick will upgrade to a 2020 2nd round pick if the Sharks advance to the Stanley Cup Final or if Nyquist re-signs with the Sharks.

Result: Condition not met. Detroit receives Sharks 2020 3rd round pick
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$3,325,000-$3,325,000$0
San Jose Sharks Acquire:
San Jose Sharks
Gustav Nyquist ($1,425,000 retained - 30%) · $3,325,000$3,325,000$0
Sum: $3,325,000$3,325,000$0
Change: +$3,325,000+$3,325,000-$159,500,000
Feb 22, 2019
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Detroit Red Wings
Madison Bowey · $1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000
2020 2nd round pick (WSH)
Sum: $1,000,000$1,000,000$1,000,000
Change: +$187,500+$187,500+$1,000,000
Washington Capitals Acquire:
Washington Capitals
Nick Jensen · $812,500$812,500$825,000
2019 5th round pick (BUF - #129 - Arseni Gritsyuk)
Sum: $812,500$812,500$825,000
Change: -$187,500-$187,500+$825,000
Jun 24, 2018
Arizona Coyotes Acquire:
Arizona Coyotes
Robbie Russo · $0$650,000$650,000 (AHL/JR)
Sum: $0$650,000$650,000
Change: $0+$650,000+$650,000
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Detroit Red Wings
2019 conditional 7th round pick* (ARI - #200 - Axel Bergkvist)
*Conditions: Detroit receives the 2019 7th round pick if Robbie Russo plays in 30 NHL games.

Result: Condition was not met. Arizona retains the 2019 7th round pick.
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0-$650,000$0
Jun 23, 2018
Columbus Blue Jackets Acquire:
Columbus Blue Jackets
2018 6th round pick (MTL - #159 - Tim Berni)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Detroit Red Wings
2019 5th round pick (CBJ - #143 - Filip Cederqvist)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
Feb 26, 2018
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Detroit Red Wings
2019 2nd round pick (NYI - #54 - Robert Mastrosimone)
2018 1st round pick (VGK - #30 - Joseph Veleno)
2021 3rd round pick (VGK)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$4,800,000-$4,800,000-$6,000,000
Vegas Golden Knights Acquire:
Vegas Golden Knights
Tomas Tatar · $4,800,000$4,800,000$6,000,000
Sum: $4,800,000$4,800,000$6,000,000
Change: +$4,800,000+$4,800,000+$6,000,000
Feb 19, 2018
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Detroit Red Wings
2018 conditional 3rd round pick* (PHI - #81 - Seth Barton)
2019 conditional 3rd round pick** (PHI - #72 - Ronnie Attard)
*Conditions: If Flyers make playoffs and Mrazek wins 5 regular season games, the 2018 4th becomes a 3rd round pick. If Philadelphia advances to Conference Finals, and Mrazek wins six playoff games, the 2018 3rd becomes a 2nd round pick.

Results: Philadelphia advanced to the playoffs and Mrazek won 5 games. Detroit receives a 2018 3rd round pick.
**Conditions: If Flyers re-sign Mrazek, Detroit receives Flyers 2019 3rd. If they do not re-sign him, no pick is exchanged.

Results: Flyers did not re-sign Mrazek. Flyers retain the 2019 3rd round pick.
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$2,000,000-$2,000,000-$2,075,000
Philadelphia Flyers Acquire:
Philadelphia Flyers
Petr Mrázek ($2,000,000 retained - 50%) · $2,000,000$2,000,000$2,075,000
Sum: $2,000,000$2,000,000$2,075,000
Change: +$2,000,000+$2,000,000+$2,075,000
Dec 4, 2017
Buffalo Sabres Acquire:
Buffalo Sabres
Scott Wilson · $625,000$625,000$660,000
Sum: $625,000$625,000$660,000
Change: +$625,000+$625,000+$660,000
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Detroit Red Wings
2019 5th round pick (BUF - #129 - Arseni Gritsyuk)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$625,000-$625,000-$660,000
Oct 21, 2017
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Detroit Red Wings
Scott Wilson · $625,000$625,000$660,000
2018 3rd round pick (PIT - #84 - Jesper Eliasson)
Sum: $625,000$625,000$660,000
Change: -$1,450,000-$1,450,000-$1,415,000
Pittsburgh Penguins Acquire:
Pittsburgh Penguins
Riley Sheahan · $2,075,000$2,075,000$2,075,000
2018 5th round pick (DET - #129 - Justin Almeida)
Sum: $2,075,000$2,075,000$2,075,000
Change: +$1,450,000+$1,450,000+$1,415,000
Oct 21, 2017
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Detroit Red Wings
Matt Puempel · $0$725,000$725,000 (AHL/JR)
Sum: $0$725,000$725,000
Change: $0+$100,000+$75,000
New York Rangers Acquire:
New York Rangers
Ryan Sproul · $0$625,000$650,000 (AHL/JR)
Sum: $0$625,000$650,000
Change: $0-$100,000-$75,000
Jul 1, 2017
Calgary Flames Acquire:
Calgary Flames
2018 conditional 7th round pick* (DET - #191 - Otto Kivenmäki)
*Conditions: Flames only acquire the 2018 7th round pick if McCollum plays at least 20 minutes in 15 NHL regular season games.

Result: Condition not met. Detroit retains the 2018 7th round pick.
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0-$612,500-$200,000
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Detroit Red Wings
Tom McCollum · $0$612,500$200,000 (AHL/JR)
Sum: $0$612,500$200,000
Change: $0+$612,500+$200,000
Mar 1, 2017
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Detroit Red Wings
Dylan McIlrath · $800,000$800,000$800,000
2017 conditional 3rd round pick* (FLA - #71 - Kasper Kotkansalo)
*Conditions: If the Panthers make the playoffs they will receive the Arizona's 3rd round pick in 2017. If not they acquire Florida's 3rd round pick in 2017.

Result: Florida did not make the playoffs. Detroit acquires Panthers 2017 3rd round pick.
Sum: $800,000$800,000$800,000
Change: -$500,000-$500,000-$500,000
Florida Panthers Acquire:
Florida Panthers
Thomas Vanek ($1,300,000 retained - 50%) · $1,300,000$1,300,000$1,300,000
Sum: $1,300,000$1,300,000$1,300,000
Change: +$500,000+$500,000+$500,000
Mar 1, 2017
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Detroit Red Wings
2018 6th round pick (MTL - #159 - Tim Berni)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$800,000-$800,000-$800,000
Montreal Canadiens Acquire:
Montreal Canadiens
Steve Ott · $800,000$800,000$800,000
Sum: $800,000$800,000$800,000
Change: +$800,000+$800,000+$800,000
Feb 28, 2017
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Detroit Red Wings
2017 3rd round pick (NYR - #83 - Zachary Gallant)
2018 2nd round pick (OTT - #33 - Jonatan Berggren)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$2,750,000-$2,750,000-$3,250,000
New York Rangers Acquire:
New York Rangers
Brendan Smith · $2,750,000$2,750,000$3,250,000
Sum: $2,750,000$2,750,000$3,250,000
Change: +$2,750,000+$2,750,000+$3,250,000
Feb 24, 2017
Chicago Blackhawks Acquire:
Chicago Blackhawks
Tomas Jurco · $900,000$900,000$950,000
Sum: $900,000$900,000$950,000
Change: +$900,000+$900,000+$950,000
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Detroit Red Wings
2017 3rd round pick (CHI - #88 - Keith Petruzzelli)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$900,000-$900,000-$950,000
Jun 24, 2016
Arizona Coyotes Acquire:
Arizona Coyotes
Pavel Datsyuk · $7,500,000$7,500,000$5,500,000
2016 1st round pick (DET - #16 - Jakob Chychrun)
Sum: $7,500,000$7,500,000$5,500,000
Change: +$6,383,333+$6,383,333+$5,500,000
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Detroit Red Wings
Joe Vitale · $1,116,667$1,116,667$1,300,000
2016 2nd round pick (ARI - #53 - Filip Hronek)
2016 1st round pick (NYR - #20 - Dennis Cholowski)
Sum: $1,116,667$1,116,667$1,300,000
Change: -$6,383,333-$6,383,333+$1,300,000
May 26, 2016
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Detroit Red Wings
Dylan Sadowy · $0$880,833$70,000 (AHL/JR)
Sum: $0$880,833$70,000
Change: $0+$880,833+$70,000
San Jose Sharks Acquire:
San Jose Sharks
2017 3rd round pick (DET - #69 - Mackenzie Entwistle)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0-$880,833-$70,000
Feb 27, 2016
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Detroit Red Wings
2017 6th round pick (FLA - #164 - Reilly Webb)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$2,040,000-$2,040,000-$2,125,000
Florida Panthers Acquire:
Florida Panthers
Jakub Kindl ($360,000 retained - 15%) · $2,040,000$2,040,000$2,125,000
Sum: $2,040,000$2,040,000$2,125,000
Change: +$2,040,000+$2,040,000+$2,125,000
Jan 15, 2016
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Detroit Red Wings
Future Considerations
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0-$611,666-$60,000
St. Louis Blues Acquire:
St. Louis Blues
Richard Nedomlel · $0$611,666$60,000 (AHL/JR)
Sum: $0$611,666$60,000
Change: $0+$611,666+$60,000
May 20, 2015
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Detroit Red Wings
2017 conditional 3rd round pick* (TOR - #79 - Lane Zablocki)
*Conditions: Detroit will receive a 3rd round pick in 2015, 2016 or 2017.

Result: Detroit receives Toronto's 3rd round pick in 2017
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
Toronto Maple Leafs Acquire:
Toronto Maple Leafs
Mike Babcock · $0$0$0 (AHL/JR)
(Head Coach)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
Mar 2, 2015
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Detroit Red Wings
Marek Zidlicky ($1,000,000 retained - 33.3%) · $2,000,000$2,000,000$2,000,000
Sum: $2,000,000$2,000,000$2,000,000
Change: +$2,000,000+$2,000,000+$2,000,000
New Jersey Devils Acquire:
New Jersey Devils
2016 conditional 3rd round pick* (DET - #77 - Connor Hall)
*Conditions: Pick can upgrade to a 2016 2nd round pick if Red Wings advance to 2015 Stanley Cup Finals. Devils will also receive a 2015 5th round pick and 2016 3rd round pick if Red Wings advance to the 2015 Eastern Conference Finals,

Result: Conditions not met. Devils receive the 2016 3rd round pick.
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: -$2,000,000-$2,000,000-$2,000,000
Mar 1, 2015
Dallas Stars Acquire:
Dallas Stars
Mattias Backman · $0$717,500$717,500 (AHL/JR)
Mattias Janmark · $0$0$0 (Signing Rights)
2015 2nd round pick (DET - #49 - Roope Hintz)
Sum: $0$717,500$717,500
Change: -$4,500,000-$3,782,500+$717,500
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Detroit Red Wings
Erik Cole · $4,500,000$4,500,000$4,000,000
2015 3rd round pick (DAL - #73 - Vili Saarijärvi)
Sum: $4,500,000$4,500,000$4,000,000
Change: +$4,500,000+$3,782,500+$4,000,000
Jun 28, 2014
Columbus Blue Jackets Acquire:
Columbus Blue Jackets
2015 3rd round pick (DET - #80 - Brent Gates)
2014 3rd round pick (DET - #76 - Elvis Merzlikins)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
Detroit Red Wings Acquire:
Detroit Red Wings
2014 3rd round pick (EDM - #63 - Dominic Turgeon)
Sum: $0$0$0
Change: $0$0$0
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