There are a lot of questions surrounding the Red Wings' management after an embarrassing first-round ousting at the hands of Steve Yzerman's Tampa Bay Lightning. The fanbase is seemingly calling for Ken Holland's job after continuous lackluster seasons stocked full of questionable trades, poor asset management, and worst of all - Impotency in the playoffs. No doubt about it, Ken Holland has had a slew of deplorable transactions in recent years. It doesn't end there.
Gregg Krupa, writer over at The Detroit News dropped a bombshell on Friday evening, which revealed what could quite possibly be one of the biggest blunders over the past decade for the Red Wings organization:
When Steve Yzerman left the front office to manage the Lightning, Mike Ilitch said he had approached Holland about moving up in the front office to make room for Yzerman as general manager.