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Ken Holland
Edmonton Oilers General Manager

Ken Holland enters his 22nd season as general manager of the Red Wings and his 36th year with the organization. Currently the second-longest tenured general manager in the National Hockey League, Holland has overseen the Red Wings' hockey operations department during the most successful run in team history through an era that has seen the organization earn more on- ice accolades than any other franchise.

Under Holland's watch, the franchise has won four Presidents' Trophies (2002, '04, '06, '08), captured 10 division championships (1999, '01, '02, '03, '04, '06, '07, '08, '09, '11), won five regular-season conference titles (2002, '04, '06, '07, '08) and reached at least 100 regular-season points a league-high 13 times in the last 17 seasons (excluding the shortened 2012-13 campaign). No other organization has had more than 10 100-point seasons in the same span. Since Holland was appointed to his current position in July 1997, the Red Wings have more wins (1,012) than any other franchise in the NHL, including 893 regular-season wins and 119 playoff victories. Detroit also made the playoffs in each of Holland's first 19 seasons at the helm, comprising the majority of a run of 25-straight seasons in which the team qualified for the postseason from 1990-2016 - the third-longest streak in NHL history. The Red Wings have won four Stanley Cup championships (1997, '98, '02 and '08) with Holland in the organization, the most recent three coming with his role as general manager, with additional appearances in the Stanley Cup Final in 1995 and 2009.

A native of Vernon, British Columbia, Holland played in the junior ranks for WHL's Medicine Hat Tigers in 1974-75. He was Toronto's 13th pick (188th overall) in the 1975 NHL Entry Draft, but never saw action with the Maple Leafs. Holland twice signed with NHL teams as a free agent - in 1980 with Hartford and 1983 with Detroit. . Ken and his wife, Cindi, reside in suburban Detroit and have four children: Brad, Julie, Rachel and Greg.