EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — The Edmonton Oilers hired longtime Detroit Red Wings executive Ken Holland as their new general manager and president of hockey operations Tuesday.
EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) — Wayne Gretzky has returned to the Edmonton Oilers.
The Great One has been named partner and vice chairman of Oilers Entertainment Group. The Oilers made the announcement Wednesday at an unveiling of the refurbished Gretzky statue at the team's new arena, Rogers Place.
"I'm privileged and proud to be back as an Oiler," Gretzky said.
He said the decision followed discussions with his family and with Oilers owner Daryl Katz.