|Born:||February 17, 1966||Draft:||1984 Kings 157th Overall|
|Known For:||Hall of Fame||Shoots/Catches:||Left|
Luc Jean-Marie Robitaille (born February 17, 1966) is a Canadian–American professional ice hockey executive and former player. He currently serves as president of the Los Angeles Kings of the National Hockey League (NHL).
During his 19-season NHL career, Robitaille won the Stanley Cup in 2001–02 with the Detroit Red Wings, and played for the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Rangers, but is most known for his 14 seasons (over three different stints) with the Los Angeles Kings. He served as the Kings’ team captain during the 1992–93 season (while Wayne Gretzky was injured) and for the final two games of the 2005–06 season. Robitaille retired after the 2005–06 season as the highest-scoring left winger in NHL history and the holder of several Kings franchise records, along with numerous Kings playoff records. In 2017, Robitaille was named one of the “100 Greatest NHL Players” in history.
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- U18 WJC Silver Medal — 1986
- Canada Cup Gold Medal — 1991
- IIHF World Championships Gold Medal — 1994
- Calder Memorial Trophy — 1987
- NHL All-Rookie Team — 1987
- Selected to Eight All-Star Games — 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1999, 2001
- NHL First Team All-Star — 1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993
- NHL Second Team All-Star — 1987, 1992, 2001
- Stanley Cup Champion — 2002
- No. 20 Jersey Retired by Kings — 2021
- Inducted into Hockey Hall of Fame — 2009
Lifelong storyteller and experienced hockey reporter that has covered everything from major juniors to the NHL. Worked for various newspapers across Minnesota and North Dakota, and now covering the Colorado Avalanche for THW.