Ken Holland

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Ken Holland said : “It’s totally uncalled for, totally unacceptable. It’s disgusting,” “There’s no place in our world for racism” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, May 27, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “He’s a tremendous role model for all young athletes, especially in the Indigenous community,” “He gives time to the community. He’s popular in the locker room. ... I feel sick for him, I feel disappointed for him that he would he would get this kind of abuse. I think we’ve made strides, but there’s a long way to go to create a world where we’re where everybody feels safe and they don’t get this kind of racism and abuse” External link

seattlepi Thursday, May 27, 2021 5:30:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “He’s a tremendous role model for all young athletes, especially in the Indigenous community,” “He gives time to the community. He’s popular in the locker room. ... I feel sick for him, I feel disappointed for him that he would he would get this kind of abuse. I think we’ve made strides, but there’s a long way to go to create a world where we’re where everybody feels safe and they don’t get this kind of racism and abuse” External link

independent-UK Thursday, May 27, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I think we’ve made tremendous strides as I’ve watched our team over the last two years. We check. We work,” External link

globalnews Thursday, May 27, 2021 2:25:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “Up front, you’re always looking to get a little more depth scoring. Part of that is just internal growth,” External link

globalnews Thursday, May 27, 2021 2:25:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “It’s not a decent template. It is the template,” External link

globalnews Thursday, May 27, 2021 2:25:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland explained : “We have some wonderful players just coming into the prime of their careers. I can’t support them with a whole bunch of 20- and 21-year-olds,” “You also need those veteran players that have been there before. They’ve been in those situations, they have experience” External link

globalnews Thursday, May 27, 2021 2:25:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “Those are the best deals, when both sides don’t like the deal but can live with the deal,” “I’m hoping we can find a solution keep Nuge here, keep him part of the group and have some cap space left to go out and try to bring in another player or two” External link

globalnews Thursday, May 27, 2021 2:25:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "I want to talk to our PR people to see what we can do as an organization to try and make sure this doesn't happen in the future" External link

CBC Thursday, May 27, 2021 1:58:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “We’ve been trying to get him a work visa so he can go play in Bakersfield for the rest of this year. It’s been a bit of a challenge” External link

edmontonjournal Saturday, May 1, 2021 2:53:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland told : “I liked it that he dug in. He was the captain. He wanted to play…,” External link

edmontonjournal Monday, March 22, 2021 4:08:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I think there are seven really good teams. Three are going to miss (the playoffs). I think the standings are going to be really close. I think you have the possibility of lots of games going to extra time,” External link

cknw Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:14:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I think that we’re going to be able to move the puck a lot better,” External link

cknw Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:14:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Kyle Turris ) : “The have the makings of being a good third line for us. Turris is a veteran guy, seems to have Jesse under his wing. He’d be a good role model and a mentor. He’s a good pro,” External link

cknw Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:14:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland confirmed : “We have to get somebody for Bakersfield,” “We’re comfortable with Skinner up here, but at some point we have to get Skinner playing” External link

cknw Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:14:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “It’s salary-cap related, which is related to the pandemic, which has given us a hard, flat cap for the foreseeable future,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, January 12, 2021 9:39:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “It’s salary-cap related, which is related to the pandemic, which has given us a hard, flat cap for the foreseeable future,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, January 12, 2021 9:38:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “That adds another six days to anyone coming to Canada to the clubs in western Canada,” “When we assign players to the AHL, it’s much more difficult to get them back. And, that will factor into our decisions when we have to submit rosters on Tuesday” External link

highlandstoday Tuesday, January 12, 2021 1:01:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “It’s salary-cap related, which is related to the pandemic, which has given us a hard, flat cap for the foreseeable future,” External link

click2houston Tuesday, January 12, 2021 11:35:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “It’s salary-cap related, which is related to the pandemic, which has given us a hard, flat cap for the foreseeable future,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, January 12, 2021 11:35:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “That adds another six days to anyone coming to Canada to the clubs in western Canada,” “When we assign players to the AHL, it’s much more difficult to get them back. And, that will factor into our decisions when we have to submit rosters on Tuesday” External link

denverpost Monday, January 11, 2021 6:04:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Ryan Nugent-Hopkins ) : “The marketplace is changed so much, that basically our conversations have ended. I would hope that at some point in time here, once we get up and running, we can pick up and find a solution,” “My hope is to find a solution to keep Nuge in an Oiler uniform. The deal has to work for Ryan, and the deal’s got to work for the Oilers” External link

globalnews Tuesday, December 22, 2020 6:49:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland added : "I'm certainly anticipating that we're going to be playing in Edmonton" External link

barrie Tuesday, December 22, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “He’s out for 2021. He’s exploring his options. He’s shooting for trying to be in camp in September,” “He’s talking to some people (about) whether he should have shoulder surgery or if he’s better off just to get time off” External link

globalnews Tuesday, December 22, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Gaetan Haas ) : “Gaetan Haas, on Dec. 14, played in a game in a Swiss league. There were a number of players in that game who had COVID(-19),” External link

globalnews Tuesday, December 22, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Bill Scott ) : “We’ve had talks. (Assistant general manager) Bill Scott has a real relationship with Ethan’s agent, so I’ve got Bill Scott really being the point person,” “We haven’t talked anything other than one or two or three years. Hopefully we can find a solution and get him into camp. He’s an important part of our team” External link

globalnews Tuesday, December 22, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I talked to Klef a week ago. He’s out. He’s out for ’20-21. He’s exploring his options. He’s shooting for trying to play, he’s trying to be in camp in September, shooting for the ’21-22 season, and I know that he’s talking to some people whether he should have shoulder surgery or if he’s better off just getting time off. He definitely will not be in camp, will not play for the ’20-21 season. He’s hoping to be ready for next season” External link

edmontonjournal Tuesday, December 22, 2020 1:38:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "I think last year was a good year for him. He played in the Finnish league. He was in the top five in scoring. He played on the national team. He should feel good about himself," External link

barrie Friday, October 9, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "We need more good players. And he’s a good young player," External link

barrie Friday, October 9, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “Obviously it's a new manager, a new coach, a new opportunity,” External link

barrie Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:02:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “He can skate. He’s a big man. He can play left wing and centre,” “We have to get more jump. I like that he led the Alberta junior league in scoring at 17. That’s hard to do” External link

globalnews Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:31:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “All the players are so educated. I think there’s a benefit to any different direction whether it’s junior, college or Europe,” “We’ve got a young man from Alberta. He’s played in the AJHL. We’ll see what kind of year he’ll have at Wisconsin” External link

globalnews Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:31:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “Lots of the undersized people that you talk about… they’re really competitive,” “They play like they have a chip on their shoulder. They win one-on-one battles. The protect the puck. They go to the hard areas — and it doesn’t matter what size they are” External link

globalnews Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland explained : “He’s waiting to see if his shoulder is going to get to the point where he doesn’t need surgery,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “He’s an important player on the team, but he’s also a person who has to make a decision very important to him going forward in his life. I have to respect that,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “Defencemen are at a premium in the National Hockey League. We’ve got some good pros back there. They’re all under the age of 30. I want to make sure that we’re all not just reacting to a four-game series in the middle of August” External link

edmontonjournal Thursday, August 27, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "At the end of the day, we gave up too many goals," External link

CBC Saturday, August 15, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “We know that we've got a lot further that we want to go, that we need to go in order to be a team that can really compete for the Stanley Cup,” External link

barrie Wednesday, August 12, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I thought in Game 1 we weren't ready to play,” External link

barrie Wednesday, August 12, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “You've got to be able to defend. You can't just outscore your opponents,” “I don't think that's totally a reflection on the defenceman. I think it's a reflection of the commitment of the entire team to keeping the puck out of the nets” External link

barrie Wednesday, August 12, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I think he was a big piece of the progress,” “He keeps everybody feeling they've got stock in the company and that's really important as a head coach” External link

barrie Wednesday, August 12, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “We're salary-capped challenged, but there's probably 20 like us,” External link

barrie Wednesday, August 12, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “The plan really was, he was going to come over here for Phase 3 and then about Friday or Saturday this week he was going to go back to Skelleftea,” External link

globalnews Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:44:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “Obviously we think he’s played very well,” “I’ve informed Skelleftea and talked to Darren Ferris (Broberg’s agent) and I’ve talked to Broberg a couple days ago to tell him we’re going to take him into the hub with us” External link

globalnews Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:44:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "I've never been in a hub before," External link

barrie Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "They're making good decisions. The tests would indicate they're making good decisions in regards to protecting themselves," External link

barrie Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I’m really cherishing this opportunity,” “There’s a few things that you’d like to accomplish in the game, and today was one of those” External link

bangordailynews Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I'm really cherishing this opportunity,” External link

foxnews Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:37:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I’m really cherishing this opportunity,” “There’s a few things that you’d like to accomplish in the game, and today was one of those” External link

therepublic Thursday, June 25, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I’m really cherishing this opportunity,” “There’s a few things that you’d like to accomplish in the game, and today was one of those” External link

dailyjournal Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I’m really cherishing this opportunity,” “There’s a few things that you’d like to accomplish in the game, and today was one of those” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I played nine years of pro, wasn’t sure what I was going to do, and my mom suggested getting an Electrolux vacuum cleaner job,” External link

mlive Thursday, June 25, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I reflect back on getting hired by Jim Devellano when I retired as a player and then Mr. and Mrs. Ilitch (owners Mike and Marian), who trusted me to take over and become the general manager, and then all the talented people I worked with off the ice and on the ice,” “I was so fortunate, we had so many great players, and to work with Scotty Bowman and Jim Devellano and Mike Babcock, the list goes on and on. Jim Nill running the draft. I got to go up to the mic and make some announcements, but there were a lot of people that were doing all the work” External link

mlive Thursday, June 25, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I’m certainly proud of the things that we were able to accomplish (in Detroit) over the long period of time,” External link

mlive Thursday, June 25, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I think back to growing up in Vernon, B.C., and playing minor hockey and Tier II junior hockey and I really was a back-up goalie in Tier II and made the Medicine Hat Tigers (of the WHL) and then today to get the call that I’m going into the Hockey Hall of Fame and you think about all the great people, great players who’ve played the game,” “What a wonderful game this is” External link

mlive Thursday, June 25, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I'm really cherishing this opportunity,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, June 25, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "I am incredibly humbled by this honor," "I am in this game because I loved it as a young man and I am happy to have been able to stay in the game" External link

irishsun Thursday, June 25, 2020 3:12:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Leon Draisaitl ) : "As a general manager, and if you're a fan of the Edmonton Oilers, we're very fortunate to have two great players who are 23 and 24 years of age and, really, probably just coming into their prime years as athletes," "They've been versatile. Obviously, Leon can move to the left wing and we can play them together as a line" External link

CBC Friday, May 29, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “It's a credit to his commitment, his passion, the hard work he's put in, the determination over the last three, four, five seasons,” “He’s the player that has the most points in the league and he’s a 24-year-old player. He continues to take steps forward in his career. A tremendous accomplishment” External link

news4jax Thursday, May 28, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : "It’s still a long ways away, a lot has to happen between now and then, but it has the makings of a tremendous series," External link

barrie Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:06:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I’d heard for a while there was talk of a best-of-three in the play-in round. I’m glad it’s a best-of-five,” “There might be a little rust in the first game or two, but over the course of a five-game series, it’s an opportunity to, if you get off to a sluggish start, get back in the series” External link

globalnews Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:02:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland explained : “He’s a signed player. We signed him to a contract last summer. He’s a player who is eligible to invite to Phase 3. Not sure if we’re going to do it or not,” External link

globalnews Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:02:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "The hope is that we're going to be able to pick up and conclude the regular season in some degree and play some Stanley Cup playoffs," External link

barrie Wednesday, April 8, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I think everybody was excited to see what we could accomplish,” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 8, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "I talked to Colby's wife (Emily) this morning," External link

afp-en Tuesday, April 7, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I’m glad I don’t have to vote,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “They're both great players and, you know, they're both having great seasons on an every night basis,” “They're obviously the two guys that are going to impact our team the most because they have a large factor in us providing offense” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I said at the opening press conference, my hope was when the calendar turned to March 1st that we could be legitimately in the race,” “You know, that was a sort of short-term goal. ... So we’ve put ourselves in a position where we control our own fate. But we've got to win some games” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I’m glad I don’t have to vote,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, March 4, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I said at the opening press conference, my hope was when the calendar turned to March 1st that we could be legitimately in the race,” “You know, that was a sort of short-term goal. ... So we’ve put ourselves in a position where we control our own fate. But we've got to win some games” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, March 4, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "We felt that we'd like to do something to put a little, I'm going to use the word 'buzz' into our team," External link

CBC Tuesday, February 25, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : "I like that our team comes to work every day," External link

CBC Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : "We felt that we'd like to do something to put a little buzz into our team," "They've played hard all year. They've battled and scratched and clawed. We've got ourselves in a position where we're fighting for a playoff spot" External link

CBC Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “We felt that we’d like to do something to put a little, I’m going to use the word ‘buzz’ into our team,” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, February 25, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : "We felt that we'd like to do something to put a little, I'm going to use the word 'buzz' into our team," External link

click2houston Tuesday, February 25, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Andreas Athanasiou ) : “We paid a relatively big price for Athanasiou, but it’s not a rental, he’s a restricted free agent” External link

edmontonjournal Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “He’s got great speed, he’s got high-end skill,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, February 25, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Andreas Athanasiou ) : “We paid a relatively big price for Athanasiou, but it’s not a rental, he’s a restricted free agent” External link

edmontonjournal Tuesday, February 25, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "My message today is we're trying to win," External link

barrie Tuesday, February 25, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "We've got a great nucleus, and they've played hard to put ourselves in this position where we compete for a playoff spot," External link

barrie Tuesday, February 25, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "He's got great speed, he's got high-end skill," "We're hoping that his best years are ahead of him" External link

barrie Tuesday, February 25, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "Our team comes to work every day," "I had an obligation to try to pitch in and help out" External link

barrie Tuesday, February 25, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland told : “You can never have enough defenceman,” External link

edmontonjournal Monday, February 24, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland told : “You can never have enough defenceman,” External link

edmontonjournal Monday, February 24, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “When I was in Detroit, we brought in a lot of players that were struggling elsewhere. They got revitalized. They got excited about the potential of what could happen when they looked around the locker room. That’s what I’m hoping is going to happen here,” External link

globalnews Monday, February 24, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “Would I like to pitch in between now and Monday? I would like to,” “I would probably be a little disappointed if I’m not able to do something, but I don’t know how big” External link

edmontonjournal Friday, February 21, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “You know what? That’s fantasy hockey. At the end of the day it depends on what is available. What’s available? What’s the cost? It’s not like there’s a whole bunch of wingers, and there’s a whole bunch of defencemen, and there’s a whole bunch of centremen, a whole bunch of offensive centremen, a whole bunch defensive centremen. It’s what’s available? And what’s the cost?” External link

edmontonjournal Friday, February 21, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I haven’t really shopped him and no one’s really asked” External link

edmontonjournal Friday, February 21, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I’m not trading a first round pick in a rental. I don’t care what the rental is,” External link

globalnews Friday, February 21, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I do understand you only get so many opportunities,” External link

globalnews Friday, February 21, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland explained : “I’d probably be a little disappointed if I’m not able to do something, but I don’t know how big,” External link

globalnews Friday, February 21, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "I gotta decide here over the next three or four days," "Would I like to be active? Yeah, I'd like to be active. I'd like to pitch in … the guys in that locker room have worked extremely hard, the coaching staff to put us in this position" External link

barrie Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : "I'm looking for the right fit at the right price, factoring the cap issue that we've got," "You're either looking for a big piece, you're either looking for the right piece for the bottom six" External link

barrie Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “Would I like to pitch in between now and Monday? I would like to,” “I would probably be a little disappointed if I’m not able to do something, but I don’t know how big” External link

edmontonjournal Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “You know what? That’s fantasy hockey. At the end of the day it depends on what is available. What’s available? What’s the cost? It’s not like there’s a whole bunch of wingers, and there’s a whole bunch of defencemen, and there’s a whole bunch of centremen, a whole bunch of offensive centremen, a whole bunch defensive centremen. It’s what’s available? And what’s the cost?” External link

edmontonjournal Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I haven’t really shopped him and no one’s really asked” External link

edmontonjournal Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland replied : “No, no, no, no, no, no” External link

citynews-ca Wednesday, February 12, 2020 2:50:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland replied : “No, no, no, no, no, no” External link

680news Wednesday, February 12, 2020 12:58:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland replied : "No, no, no, no, no, no" External link

timescolonist Wednesday, February 12, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : "That's a normal timeline for this injury," "We're hoping less... It's not long term" External link

nampa Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : "That's a normal timeline for this injury," "We're hoping less... It's not long term" External link

afp-en Tuesday, February 11, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : "That's a normal timeline for this injury. We're hoping less," External link

nampa Tuesday, February 11, 2020 9:14:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “He’s two to three weeks. That’s the normal timeline for this injury. We’re hoping it can be a little bit less. No surgery. It’s an injury significant enough that he’s going to miss games but it’s not long-term,” “It’s the left leg, totally unrelated to the injury he had this summer” External link

globalnews Tuesday, February 11, 2020 9:01:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “He’s got people there that he trains with all summer, they got great facilities,” “He’s got people there that he trusts and our doctors and our medical team worked hand-in-hand with them all summer in being updated and communicating” External link

globalnews Tuesday, February 11, 2020 9:01:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “When I asked Bob Nicholson how Connor was doing, he quickly answered, ‘Great!,’” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, December 21, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland says : “My goal was for us to be competitive and in the playoff hunt in March and we started well,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, December 21, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland says : “On the long-term, my goal was trying to build off of the core of a team that is really young,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, December 21, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland says : “When you look at what they have accomplished at their age you realize they are doing things nobody ever dreamed of,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, December 21, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland says : “He had really good insight about team building and [knew] its strengths and weaknesses,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, December 21, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I know there was some players in that locker room that thought he was the best coach they ever played for,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, December 4, 2019 11:27:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “We had ten years. He comes to work, he works hard everyday. He was a tremendous coach,” “Over the course of ten years, are you going to have some people who are unhappy? Yeah. There’s that fine line between trying to push people, to make us better individually, to make us better as a group. I think the most important thing is respect” External link

globalnews Wednesday, December 4, 2019 11:27:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : "There were some players in that locker room that didn't like the coach, there were some players in that locker room that didn't really have feelings either way, and I know that there's some players in that locker room that thought he's the best coach they've ever played for," External link

barrie Wednesday, December 4, 2019 11:01:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “Clients have stopped going to certain businesses in certain areas,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, November 15, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "These boys know to keep their scores right, do the right things," "Usually, by now, they should know what to do and keep the score right" External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, October 9, 2019 10:52:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "The coaches can't be everywhere at the same time," "With four people [playing], we're constantly moving around. I wish they would have the monitors" External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, October 9, 2019 10:52:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "We've got a nucleus of players, we need to surround them better," External link

barrie Wednesday, October 2, 2019 10:21:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : "We've got a nucleus of players, we need to surround them better," External link

barrie Wednesday, October 2, 2019 5:43:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I don’t think I’ve said that,” External link

edmontonjournal Wednesday, October 2, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland told : "I don't think I've said that. Don't put words in my mouth," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 2, 2019 1:38:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "We wanted to get more pros on the bottom part of the roster," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 2, 2019 1:38:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "We look at them as being 1A, 1B," "They're going to sort it [who is No. 1] by how they play" External link

CBC Wednesday, October 2, 2019 1:38:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I don’t think I’ve said that,” External link

edmontonjournal Tuesday, October 1, 2019 9:30:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland told : “I was not prepared to offer him a contract, but he ultimately made a decision he wanted to come here on a tryout,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, September 18, 2019 11:11:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Connor McDavid ) : "Opening night is the goal for everybody," "But the bigger priority is what we're doing is right for Connor in the long term" External link

wsau Friday, September 6, 2019 12:18:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "Decisions will be made on the conservative side," External link

wsau Friday, September 6, 2019 12:18:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland : “H ad 11 goals the year before, a team needs dimensions, he can play center, he can play left wing, a big guy, we expect him to bounce back” External link

edmontonjournal Tuesday, July 2, 2019 4:35:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Mikko Koskinen ) : "He is a very competitive guy who can handle the puck," "We feel good about our tandem in goal with him and Mikko Koskinen" External link

CBC Tuesday, July 2, 2019 3:39:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "His resume says he should be able to get into double digits in goals," "We are trying for more competition in that part of the roster and have players that can play with pace. We think we have started that, but I don't think we are done" External link

CBC Tuesday, July 2, 2019 3:39:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “As we sit here today obviously we need a third line centre,” “Certainly we’re on the lookout to see if we can find another guy between now and training camp that can play centre” External link

edmontonjournal Tuesday, July 2, 2019 12:33:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “He’s a very, very competitive guy,” External link

edmontonjournal Tuesday, July 2, 2019 12:33:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “He’s a very, very competitive guy,” External link

edmontonjournal Monday, July 1, 2019 11:50:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland dodal : "Filip si zvyká na hru s těmito hráči. Půjde nyní zpátky k juniorům, kde převezme vůdčí postavení. Na mistrovství světa hrál už před rokem a dařilo se mu skvěle. Teď se tam vrací o rok starší a už jako lídr českého týmu," External link

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Mike Smith said ( about Ken Holland ) : “I think Ken’s just doing his job,” “There were a lot of goalies and not a lot of spots to fill. There was going to be a lot of movement in this position. It was kind of a weird year for that. At my age and at my experience, you just have to be patient” External link

cknw Sunday, October 11, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

Tyler Wright said ( about Ken Holland ) : “We always look and try to project where the league is going and how we’re going to look as a team. How does Ken Holland want this team to look?” External link

cknw Saturday, October 3, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Tyler Wright said ( about Ken Holland ) : “We always look and try to project where the league is going and how we’re going to look as a team. How does Ken Holland want this team to look?” External link

globalnews Saturday, October 3, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

Carlo Colaiacovo told ( about Ken Holland ) : “I’m not going to go out on a limb and say he’s a bad guy, because that’s not my place. I only played for him for less than half a season, but I can understand why people say he’s a bad guy. I played with guys in Detroit that hated him. I told you that every year in Detroit the leaders would go in and try to get him fired, but Kenny Holland wouldn’t even entertain that conversation because he knew what he was getting as a coach,” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, November 26, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

Connor McDavid said ( about Ken Holland ) : “Ken said it right. Originally we thought hopefully one, maybe none. This is probably a little bit earlier, but everything’s been feeling good,” “Definitely feel lucky. Definitely could have been worse. I could’ve been sitting there talking about missing a whole year” External link

globalnews Tuesday, September 24, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Tyler Wright said ( about Ken Holland ) : “At the end of the day, I have to filtrate Ken Holland’s philosophy and the way that he wants the Oilers team to look. That’s my job, to go out into the area guys and make sure that philosophy is getting filtered down,” External link

globalnews Saturday, July 13, 2019 2:15:00 AM EAT

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Ken Holland said : “It’s totally uncalled for, totally unacceptable. It’s disgusting,” “There’s no place in our world for racism” External link

TorontoStar Thursday, May 27, 2021 6:32:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “He’s a tremendous role model for all young athletes, especially in the Indigenous community,” “He gives time to the community. He’s popular in the locker room. ... I feel sick for him, I feel disappointed for him that he would he would get this kind of abuse. I think we’ve made strides, but there’s a long way to go to create a world where we’re where everybody feels safe and they don’t get this kind of racism and abuse” External link

seattlepi Thursday, May 27, 2021 5:30:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “He’s a tremendous role model for all young athletes, especially in the Indigenous community,” “He gives time to the community. He’s popular in the locker room. ... I feel sick for him, I feel disappointed for him that he would he would get this kind of abuse. I think we’ve made strides, but there’s a long way to go to create a world where we’re where everybody feels safe and they don’t get this kind of racism and abuse” External link

independent-UK Thursday, May 27, 2021 5:13:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I think we’ve made tremendous strides as I’ve watched our team over the last two years. We check. We work,” External link

globalnews Thursday, May 27, 2021 2:25:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “Up front, you’re always looking to get a little more depth scoring. Part of that is just internal growth,” External link

globalnews Thursday, May 27, 2021 2:25:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “It’s not a decent template. It is the template,” External link

globalnews Thursday, May 27, 2021 2:25:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland explained : “We have some wonderful players just coming into the prime of their careers. I can’t support them with a whole bunch of 20- and 21-year-olds,” “You also need those veteran players that have been there before. They’ve been in those situations, they have experience” External link

globalnews Thursday, May 27, 2021 2:25:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “Those are the best deals, when both sides don’t like the deal but can live with the deal,” “I’m hoping we can find a solution keep Nuge here, keep him part of the group and have some cap space left to go out and try to bring in another player or two” External link

globalnews Thursday, May 27, 2021 2:25:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "I want to talk to our PR people to see what we can do as an organization to try and make sure this doesn't happen in the future" External link

CBC Thursday, May 27, 2021 1:58:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “We’ve been trying to get him a work visa so he can go play in Bakersfield for the rest of this year. It’s been a bit of a challenge” External link

edmontonjournal Saturday, May 1, 2021 2:53:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland told : “I liked it that he dug in. He was the captain. He wanted to play…,” External link

edmontonjournal Monday, March 22, 2021 4:08:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I think there are seven really good teams. Three are going to miss (the playoffs). I think the standings are going to be really close. I think you have the possibility of lots of games going to extra time,” External link

cknw Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:14:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I think that we’re going to be able to move the puck a lot better,” External link

cknw Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:14:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Kyle Turris ) : “The have the makings of being a good third line for us. Turris is a veteran guy, seems to have Jesse under his wing. He’d be a good role model and a mentor. He’s a good pro,” External link

cknw Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:14:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland confirmed : “We have to get somebody for Bakersfield,” “We’re comfortable with Skinner up here, but at some point we have to get Skinner playing” External link

cknw Wednesday, January 13, 2021 7:14:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “It’s salary-cap related, which is related to the pandemic, which has given us a hard, flat cap for the foreseeable future,” External link

eagletribune Tuesday, January 12, 2021 9:39:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “It’s salary-cap related, which is related to the pandemic, which has given us a hard, flat cap for the foreseeable future,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, January 12, 2021 9:38:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “That adds another six days to anyone coming to Canada to the clubs in western Canada,” “When we assign players to the AHL, it’s much more difficult to get them back. And, that will factor into our decisions when we have to submit rosters on Tuesday” External link

highlandstoday Tuesday, January 12, 2021 1:01:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “It’s salary-cap related, which is related to the pandemic, which has given us a hard, flat cap for the foreseeable future,” External link

click2houston Tuesday, January 12, 2021 11:35:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “It’s salary-cap related, which is related to the pandemic, which has given us a hard, flat cap for the foreseeable future,” External link

seattlepi Tuesday, January 12, 2021 11:35:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “That adds another six days to anyone coming to Canada to the clubs in western Canada,” “When we assign players to the AHL, it’s much more difficult to get them back. And, that will factor into our decisions when we have to submit rosters on Tuesday” External link

denverpost Monday, January 11, 2021 6:04:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Ryan Nugent-Hopkins ) : “The marketplace is changed so much, that basically our conversations have ended. I would hope that at some point in time here, once we get up and running, we can pick up and find a solution,” “My hope is to find a solution to keep Nuge in an Oiler uniform. The deal has to work for Ryan, and the deal’s got to work for the Oilers” External link

globalnews Tuesday, December 22, 2020 6:49:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland added : "I'm certainly anticipating that we're going to be playing in Edmonton" External link

barrie Tuesday, December 22, 2020 3:58:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “He’s out for 2021. He’s exploring his options. He’s shooting for trying to be in camp in September,” “He’s talking to some people (about) whether he should have shoulder surgery or if he’s better off just to get time off” External link

globalnews Tuesday, December 22, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Gaetan Haas ) : “Gaetan Haas, on Dec. 14, played in a game in a Swiss league. There were a number of players in that game who had COVID(-19),” External link

globalnews Tuesday, December 22, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Bill Scott ) : “We’ve had talks. (Assistant general manager) Bill Scott has a real relationship with Ethan’s agent, so I’ve got Bill Scott really being the point person,” “We haven’t talked anything other than one or two or three years. Hopefully we can find a solution and get him into camp. He’s an important part of our team” External link

globalnews Tuesday, December 22, 2020 2:49:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I talked to Klef a week ago. He’s out. He’s out for ’20-21. He’s exploring his options. He’s shooting for trying to play, he’s trying to be in camp in September, shooting for the ’21-22 season, and I know that he’s talking to some people whether he should have shoulder surgery or if he’s better off just getting time off. He definitely will not be in camp, will not play for the ’20-21 season. He’s hoping to be ready for next season” External link

edmontonjournal Tuesday, December 22, 2020 1:38:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "I think last year was a good year for him. He played in the Finnish league. He was in the top five in scoring. He played on the national team. He should feel good about himself," External link

barrie Friday, October 9, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "We need more good players. And he’s a good young player," External link

barrie Friday, October 9, 2020 2:54:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “Obviously it's a new manager, a new coach, a new opportunity,” External link

barrie Thursday, October 8, 2020 12:02:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “He can skate. He’s a big man. He can play left wing and centre,” “We have to get more jump. I like that he led the Alberta junior league in scoring at 17. That’s hard to do” External link

globalnews Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:31:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “All the players are so educated. I think there’s a benefit to any different direction whether it’s junior, college or Europe,” “We’ve got a young man from Alberta. He’s played in the AJHL. We’ll see what kind of year he’ll have at Wisconsin” External link

globalnews Wednesday, October 7, 2020 4:31:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “Lots of the undersized people that you talk about… they’re really competitive,” “They play like they have a chip on their shoulder. They win one-on-one battles. The protect the puck. They go to the hard areas — and it doesn’t matter what size they are” External link

globalnews Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland explained : “He’s waiting to see if his shoulder is going to get to the point where he doesn’t need surgery,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “He’s an important player on the team, but he’s also a person who has to make a decision very important to him going forward in his life. I have to respect that,” External link

globalnews Tuesday, October 6, 2020 12:47:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “Defencemen are at a premium in the National Hockey League. We’ve got some good pros back there. They’re all under the age of 30. I want to make sure that we’re all not just reacting to a four-game series in the middle of August” External link

edmontonjournal Thursday, August 27, 2020 8:38:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "At the end of the day, we gave up too many goals," External link

CBC Saturday, August 15, 2020 3:18:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “We know that we've got a lot further that we want to go, that we need to go in order to be a team that can really compete for the Stanley Cup,” External link

barrie Wednesday, August 12, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I thought in Game 1 we weren't ready to play,” External link

barrie Wednesday, August 12, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “You've got to be able to defend. You can't just outscore your opponents,” “I don't think that's totally a reflection on the defenceman. I think it's a reflection of the commitment of the entire team to keeping the puck out of the nets” External link

barrie Wednesday, August 12, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I think he was a big piece of the progress,” “He keeps everybody feeling they've got stock in the company and that's really important as a head coach” External link

barrie Wednesday, August 12, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “We're salary-capped challenged, but there's probably 20 like us,” External link

barrie Wednesday, August 12, 2020 2:34:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “The plan really was, he was going to come over here for Phase 3 and then about Friday or Saturday this week he was going to go back to Skelleftea,” External link

globalnews Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:44:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “Obviously we think he’s played very well,” “I’ve informed Skelleftea and talked to Darren Ferris (Broberg’s agent) and I’ve talked to Broberg a couple days ago to tell him we’re going to take him into the hub with us” External link

globalnews Thursday, July 23, 2020 2:44:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "I've never been in a hub before," External link

barrie Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "They're making good decisions. The tests would indicate they're making good decisions in regards to protecting themselves," External link

barrie Thursday, July 23, 2020 12:16:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I’m really cherishing this opportunity,” “There’s a few things that you’d like to accomplish in the game, and today was one of those” External link

bangordailynews Thursday, June 25, 2020 7:37:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I'm really cherishing this opportunity,” External link

foxnews Thursday, June 25, 2020 12:37:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I’m really cherishing this opportunity,” “There’s a few things that you’d like to accomplish in the game, and today was one of those” External link

therepublic Thursday, June 25, 2020 11:16:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I’m really cherishing this opportunity,” “There’s a few things that you’d like to accomplish in the game, and today was one of those” External link

dailyjournal Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:39:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I’m really cherishing this opportunity,” “There’s a few things that you’d like to accomplish in the game, and today was one of those” External link

ChinaPost Thursday, June 25, 2020 10:24:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I played nine years of pro, wasn’t sure what I was going to do, and my mom suggested getting an Electrolux vacuum cleaner job,” External link

mlive Thursday, June 25, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I reflect back on getting hired by Jim Devellano when I retired as a player and then Mr. and Mrs. Ilitch (owners Mike and Marian), who trusted me to take over and become the general manager, and then all the talented people I worked with off the ice and on the ice,” “I was so fortunate, we had so many great players, and to work with Scotty Bowman and Jim Devellano and Mike Babcock, the list goes on and on. Jim Nill running the draft. I got to go up to the mic and make some announcements, but there were a lot of people that were doing all the work” External link

mlive Thursday, June 25, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I’m certainly proud of the things that we were able to accomplish (in Detroit) over the long period of time,” External link

mlive Thursday, June 25, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I think back to growing up in Vernon, B.C., and playing minor hockey and Tier II junior hockey and I really was a back-up goalie in Tier II and made the Medicine Hat Tigers (of the WHL) and then today to get the call that I’m going into the Hockey Hall of Fame and you think about all the great people, great players who’ve played the game,” “What a wonderful game this is” External link

mlive Thursday, June 25, 2020 8:51:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I'm really cherishing this opportunity,” External link

eagletribune Thursday, June 25, 2020 4:29:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "I am incredibly humbled by this honor," "I am in this game because I loved it as a young man and I am happy to have been able to stay in the game" External link

irishsun Thursday, June 25, 2020 3:12:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Leon Draisaitl ) : "As a general manager, and if you're a fan of the Edmonton Oilers, we're very fortunate to have two great players who are 23 and 24 years of age and, really, probably just coming into their prime years as athletes," "They've been versatile. Obviously, Leon can move to the left wing and we can play them together as a line" External link

CBC Friday, May 29, 2020 1:35:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “It's a credit to his commitment, his passion, the hard work he's put in, the determination over the last three, four, five seasons,” “He’s the player that has the most points in the league and he’s a 24-year-old player. He continues to take steps forward in his career. A tremendous accomplishment” External link

news4jax Thursday, May 28, 2020 9:51:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : "It’s still a long ways away, a lot has to happen between now and then, but it has the makings of a tremendous series," External link

barrie Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:06:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I’d heard for a while there was talk of a best-of-three in the play-in round. I’m glad it’s a best-of-five,” “There might be a little rust in the first game or two, but over the course of a five-game series, it’s an opportunity to, if you get off to a sluggish start, get back in the series” External link

globalnews Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:02:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland explained : “He’s a signed player. We signed him to a contract last summer. He’s a player who is eligible to invite to Phase 3. Not sure if we’re going to do it or not,” External link

globalnews Thursday, May 28, 2020 12:02:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "The hope is that we're going to be able to pick up and conclude the regular season in some degree and play some Stanley Cup playoffs," External link

barrie Wednesday, April 8, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I think everybody was excited to see what we could accomplish,” External link

barrie Wednesday, April 8, 2020 3:29:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "I talked to Colby's wife (Emily) this morning," External link

afp-en Tuesday, April 7, 2020 10:47:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I’m glad I don’t have to vote,” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “They're both great players and, you know, they're both having great seasons on an every night basis,” “They're obviously the two guys that are going to impact our team the most because they have a large factor in us providing offense” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I said at the opening press conference, my hope was when the calendar turned to March 1st that we could be legitimately in the race,” “You know, that was a sort of short-term goal. ... So we’ve put ourselves in a position where we control our own fate. But we've got to win some games” External link

eagletribune Wednesday, March 4, 2020 2:11:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I’m glad I don’t have to vote,” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, March 4, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I said at the opening press conference, my hope was when the calendar turned to March 1st that we could be legitimately in the race,” “You know, that was a sort of short-term goal. ... So we’ve put ourselves in a position where we control our own fate. But we've got to win some games” External link

seattlepi Wednesday, March 4, 2020 1:37:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "We felt that we'd like to do something to put a little, I'm going to use the word 'buzz' into our team," External link

CBC Tuesday, February 25, 2020 9:30:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : "I like that our team comes to work every day," External link

CBC Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : "We felt that we'd like to do something to put a little buzz into our team," "They've played hard all year. They've battled and scratched and clawed. We've got ourselves in a position where we're fighting for a playoff spot" External link

CBC Tuesday, February 25, 2020 8:21:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “We felt that we’d like to do something to put a little, I’m going to use the word ‘buzz’ into our team,” External link

ChinaPost Tuesday, February 25, 2020 1:21:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : "We felt that we'd like to do something to put a little, I'm going to use the word 'buzz' into our team," External link

click2houston Tuesday, February 25, 2020 12:19:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Andreas Athanasiou ) : “We paid a relatively big price for Athanasiou, but it’s not a rental, he’s a restricted free agent” External link

edmontonjournal Tuesday, February 25, 2020 7:54:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “He’s got great speed, he’s got high-end skill,” External link

theglobeandmail Tuesday, February 25, 2020 3:33:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Andreas Athanasiou ) : “We paid a relatively big price for Athanasiou, but it’s not a rental, he’s a restricted free agent” External link

edmontonjournal Tuesday, February 25, 2020 3:25:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "My message today is we're trying to win," External link

barrie Tuesday, February 25, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "We've got a great nucleus, and they've played hard to put ourselves in this position where we compete for a playoff spot," External link

barrie Tuesday, February 25, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "He's got great speed, he's got high-end skill," "We're hoping that his best years are ahead of him" External link

barrie Tuesday, February 25, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "Our team comes to work every day," "I had an obligation to try to pitch in and help out" External link

barrie Tuesday, February 25, 2020 2:53:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland told : “You can never have enough defenceman,” External link

edmontonjournal Monday, February 24, 2020 10:30:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland told : “You can never have enough defenceman,” External link

edmontonjournal Monday, February 24, 2020 7:23:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “When I was in Detroit, we brought in a lot of players that were struggling elsewhere. They got revitalized. They got excited about the potential of what could happen when they looked around the locker room. That’s what I’m hoping is going to happen here,” External link

globalnews Monday, February 24, 2020 3:55:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “Would I like to pitch in between now and Monday? I would like to,” “I would probably be a little disappointed if I’m not able to do something, but I don’t know how big” External link

edmontonjournal Friday, February 21, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “You know what? That’s fantasy hockey. At the end of the day it depends on what is available. What’s available? What’s the cost? It’s not like there’s a whole bunch of wingers, and there’s a whole bunch of defencemen, and there’s a whole bunch of centremen, a whole bunch of offensive centremen, a whole bunch defensive centremen. It’s what’s available? And what’s the cost?” External link

edmontonjournal Friday, February 21, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I haven’t really shopped him and no one’s really asked” External link

edmontonjournal Friday, February 21, 2020 10:54:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I’m not trading a first round pick in a rental. I don’t care what the rental is,” External link

globalnews Friday, February 21, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I do understand you only get so many opportunities,” External link

globalnews Friday, February 21, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland explained : “I’d probably be a little disappointed if I’m not able to do something, but I don’t know how big,” External link

globalnews Friday, February 21, 2020 3:11:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "I gotta decide here over the next three or four days," "Would I like to be active? Yeah, I'd like to be active. I'd like to pitch in … the guys in that locker room have worked extremely hard, the coaching staff to put us in this position" External link

barrie Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : "I'm looking for the right fit at the right price, factoring the cap issue that we've got," "You're either looking for a big piece, you're either looking for the right piece for the bottom six" External link

barrie Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:29:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “Would I like to pitch in between now and Monday? I would like to,” “I would probably be a little disappointed if I’m not able to do something, but I don’t know how big” External link

edmontonjournal Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “You know what? That’s fantasy hockey. At the end of the day it depends on what is available. What’s available? What’s the cost? It’s not like there’s a whole bunch of wingers, and there’s a whole bunch of defencemen, and there’s a whole bunch of centremen, a whole bunch of offensive centremen, a whole bunch defensive centremen. It’s what’s available? And what’s the cost?” External link

edmontonjournal Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I haven’t really shopped him and no one’s really asked” External link

edmontonjournal Thursday, February 20, 2020 11:01:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland replied : “No, no, no, no, no, no” External link

citynews-ca Wednesday, February 12, 2020 2:50:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland replied : “No, no, no, no, no, no” External link

680news Wednesday, February 12, 2020 12:58:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland replied : "No, no, no, no, no, no" External link

timescolonist Wednesday, February 12, 2020 12:23:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : "That's a normal timeline for this injury," "We're hoping less... It's not long term" External link

nampa Tuesday, February 11, 2020 10:24:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : "That's a normal timeline for this injury," "We're hoping less... It's not long term" External link

afp-en Tuesday, February 11, 2020 9:27:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : "That's a normal timeline for this injury. We're hoping less," External link

nampa Tuesday, February 11, 2020 9:14:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “He’s two to three weeks. That’s the normal timeline for this injury. We’re hoping it can be a little bit less. No surgery. It’s an injury significant enough that he’s going to miss games but it’s not long-term,” “It’s the left leg, totally unrelated to the injury he had this summer” External link

globalnews Tuesday, February 11, 2020 9:01:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “He’s got people there that he trains with all summer, they got great facilities,” “He’s got people there that he trusts and our doctors and our medical team worked hand-in-hand with them all summer in being updated and communicating” External link

globalnews Tuesday, February 11, 2020 9:01:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “When I asked Bob Nicholson how Connor was doing, he quickly answered, ‘Great!,’” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, December 21, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland says : “My goal was for us to be competitive and in the playoff hunt in March and we started well,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, December 21, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland says : “On the long-term, my goal was trying to build off of the core of a team that is really young,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, December 21, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland says : “When you look at what they have accomplished at their age you realize they are doing things nobody ever dreamed of,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, December 21, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland says : “He had really good insight about team building and [knew] its strengths and weaknesses,” External link

theglobeandmail Saturday, December 21, 2019 12:19:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I know there was some players in that locker room that thought he was the best coach they ever played for,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, December 4, 2019 11:27:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “We had ten years. He comes to work, he works hard everyday. He was a tremendous coach,” “Over the course of ten years, are you going to have some people who are unhappy? Yeah. There’s that fine line between trying to push people, to make us better individually, to make us better as a group. I think the most important thing is respect” External link

globalnews Wednesday, December 4, 2019 11:27:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : "There were some players in that locker room that didn't like the coach, there were some players in that locker room that didn't really have feelings either way, and I know that there's some players in that locker room that thought he's the best coach they've ever played for," External link

barrie Wednesday, December 4, 2019 11:01:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “Clients have stopped going to certain businesses in certain areas,” External link

theglobeandmail Friday, November 15, 2019 6:22:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "These boys know to keep their scores right, do the right things," "Usually, by now, they should know what to do and keep the score right" External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, October 9, 2019 10:52:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "The coaches can't be everywhere at the same time," "With four people [playing], we're constantly moving around. I wish they would have the monitors" External link

arkansasonline Wednesday, October 9, 2019 10:52:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "We've got a nucleus of players, we need to surround them better," External link

barrie Wednesday, October 2, 2019 10:21:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : "We've got a nucleus of players, we need to surround them better," External link

barrie Wednesday, October 2, 2019 5:43:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I don’t think I’ve said that,” External link

edmontonjournal Wednesday, October 2, 2019 2:08:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland told : "I don't think I've said that. Don't put words in my mouth," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 2, 2019 1:38:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "We wanted to get more pros on the bottom part of the roster," External link

CBC Wednesday, October 2, 2019 1:38:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "We look at them as being 1A, 1B," "They're going to sort it [who is No. 1] by how they play" External link

CBC Wednesday, October 2, 2019 1:38:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “I don’t think I’ve said that,” External link

edmontonjournal Tuesday, October 1, 2019 9:30:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland told : “I was not prepared to offer him a contract, but he ultimately made a decision he wanted to come here on a tryout,” External link

globalnews Wednesday, September 18, 2019 11:11:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Connor McDavid ) : "Opening night is the goal for everybody," "But the bigger priority is what we're doing is right for Connor in the long term" External link

wsau Friday, September 6, 2019 12:18:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "Decisions will be made on the conservative side," External link

wsau Friday, September 6, 2019 12:18:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland : “H ad 11 goals the year before, a team needs dimensions, he can play center, he can play left wing, a big guy, we expect him to bounce back” External link

edmontonjournal Tuesday, July 2, 2019 4:35:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said ( about Mikko Koskinen ) : "He is a very competitive guy who can handle the puck," "We feel good about our tandem in goal with him and Mikko Koskinen" External link

CBC Tuesday, July 2, 2019 3:39:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : "His resume says he should be able to get into double digits in goals," "We are trying for more competition in that part of the roster and have players that can play with pace. We think we have started that, but I don't think we are done" External link

CBC Tuesday, July 2, 2019 3:39:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “As we sit here today obviously we need a third line centre,” “Certainly we’re on the lookout to see if we can find another guy between now and training camp that can play centre” External link

edmontonjournal Tuesday, July 2, 2019 12:33:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “He’s a very, very competitive guy,” External link

edmontonjournal Tuesday, July 2, 2019 12:33:00 AM EAT

Ken Holland said : “He’s a very, very competitive guy,” External link

edmontonjournal Monday, July 1, 2019 11:50:00 PM EAT

Ken Holland dodal : "Filip si zvyká na hru s těmito hráči. Půjde nyní zpátky k juniorům, kde převezme vůdčí postavení. Na mistrovství světa hrál už před rokem a dařilo se mu skvěle. Teď se tam vrací o rok starší a už jako lídr českého týmu," External link

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Mike Smith said ( about Ken Holland ) : “I think Ken’s just doing his job,” “There were a lot of goalies and not a lot of spots to fill. There was going to be a lot of movement in this position. It was kind of a weird year for that. At my age and at my experience, you just have to be patient” External link

cknw Sunday, October 11, 2020 2:55:00 AM EAT

Tyler Wright said ( about Ken Holland ) : “We always look and try to project where the league is going and how we’re going to look as a team. How does Ken Holland want this team to look?” External link

cknw Saturday, October 3, 2020 2:42:00 AM EAT

Tyler Wright said ( about Ken Holland ) : “We always look and try to project where the league is going and how we’re going to look as a team. How does Ken Holland want this team to look?” External link

globalnews Saturday, October 3, 2020 2:04:00 AM EAT

Carlo Colaiacovo told ( about Ken Holland ) : “I’m not going to go out on a limb and say he’s a bad guy, because that’s not my place. I only played for him for less than half a season, but I can understand why people say he’s a bad guy. I played with guys in Detroit that hated him. I told you that every year in Detroit the leaders would go in and try to get him fired, but Kenny Holland wouldn’t even entertain that conversation because he knew what he was getting as a coach,” External link

clickondetroit Tuesday, November 26, 2019 9:35:00 PM EAT

Connor McDavid said ( about Ken Holland ) : “Ken said it right. Originally we thought hopefully one, maybe none. This is probably a little bit earlier, but everything’s been feeling good,” “Definitely feel lucky. Definitely could have been worse. I could’ve been sitting there talking about missing a whole year” External link

globalnews Tuesday, September 24, 2019 9:39:00 PM EAT

Tyler Wright said ( about Ken Holland ) : “At the end of the day, I have to filtrate Ken Holland’s philosophy and the way that he wants the Oilers team to look. That’s my job, to go out into the area guys and make sure that philosophy is getting filtered down,” External link

globalnews Saturday, July 13, 2019 2:15:00 AM EAT