Saturday, July 9, 2022

Former Vernon Viking Holland Facing Tough Challenges In Bid To Restock Edmonton Oilers:

Former Vernon Vikings goaltender Ken Holland is facing some tough

challenges regarding the Edmonton Oilers roster. 

Here is the full story from the Edmonton Sun,

Holland facing tough challenges in bid to restock Edmonton Oilers | Edmonton Sun

Holland has spent the past three seasons as President & General Manager of the Edmonton Oilers.

Holland started as an NHL Scout with the Detroit Red Wings in 1985. Holland was a Scout with the Red Wings from 1985-1987 before being named to Director of Amateur Scouting in 1987 until being named Assistant General Manager in 1994 then being named General Manager & Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations in 1997. Holland left the Red Wings in 2019 was named General Manager & President of Hockey Operations of the Edmonton Oilers May 7th 2019.

Holland was drafted 188th overall by the Toronto Maple Leafs in Round 12 of the 1975 NHL Draft. Holland never played a game with the Maple Leafs, played four games with the Hartford Whalers and Detroit Red Wings before retiring from professional hockey in 1985.

Holland played one season in Vernon with the 1973-74 Vernon Vikings.

The Vernon Vikings were around from 1973-1978 before changing their name to the Vernon Canadians in 1978.

Ken Holland's Player Profile:

Ken Holland - Elite Prospects

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