Detroit Sports Center Detroit Sports Center Home News > Red Wings GM Ken Holland Busy These Days Red Wings GM Ken Holland Busy These Days Posted on 6/6/2014 9:03:00 AM Tom Pidgeon/Getty Red Wings general manager Ken Holland is a busy guy these days. GM meetings in the NHL will take place next week. Holland is also expected to start contract talks with coach Mike Babcock as early as next week. The NHL Entry Draft will be held June 27-28. July 1 is the first day that unrestricted free agents can sign. The Red Wings are reportedly interested in re-signing Daniel Alfredsson, but don't know if he wants to play another season or retire.