Staff Profile

Luc Robitaille

Position: Assistant General Manager

 

INTERNATIONAL

Has represented Canada three times as a player in international competition … Helped Canada win the IIHF World Championship in 1994, the country’s first men’s world title since 1961 … Had seven points in eight games at the 1994 event and scored the game-winning shootout goal in Canada’s 2-1 win over Finland … Helped Canada win the 1991 Canada Cup with a goal and two assists in seven games ... Had eight points in seven games at the 1986 IIHF World Junior Championship, helping Canada win silver

• Played in 1986 World Junior Championship, helping Canada win silver
• Played in 1991 Canada Cup, which Canada won in a two-game final against Team USA
• Played in 1994 IIHF World Championship, helping Canada win gold

HOCKEY BACKGROUND

Was named president of business of operations of the Los Angeles Kings on May 25, 2007 … In his current role, he oversees the Kings’ day-to-day operations and works closely with president/general manager Dean Lombardi ... Announced his retirement from professional hockey on April 11, 2006 ... On July 6, 2006, he was named president of the USHL’s Omaha Lancers … On January 20, 2007, the Kings retired Robitaille’s No. 20 at the Staples Center. He became the fifth player to have his number retired by the Kings, joining Wayne Gretzky (99), Dave Taylor (18), Marcel Dionne (16), and Rogie Vachon (30)

• Retired from the NHL after the 2005-06 season, after playing 19 seasons in the NHL with the Los Angeles Kings, Pittsburgh Penguins, New York Rangers and Detroit Red Wings
• Eight-time NHL all-star (2001, 1999, 1993, 1992, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988)
• Named to NHL First All-Star Team five times (1993, 1991, 1990, 1989, 1988) and Second All-Star Team three times (2001, 1992, 1987)
• Won the Calder Trophy as NHL’s rookie of the year in 1986-87, after scoring 45 goals and registering 84 points
• Named to the NHL All-Rookie Team in 1987
• Played 1,431 games in the NHL, scoring 668 goals and earning 726 assists for 1,394 points
• Is the highest-scoring left-winger in NHL history
• Only left-winger in NHL history to score 40 goals in eight-straight seasons
• Played in the 1993 Stanley Cup Final
• Holds the NHL record for most goals (63) and points (125) in one season by a left-winger

PERSONAL

Resides in Holmby Hills, CA with wife Stacia and their two sons, Steven and Jesse ... Robitaille and his family recently created Shelter for Serenity (www.shelterforserenity.org), a disaster relief project that benefits victims of the Gulf Coast hurricanes … Played junior hockey with the QMJHL’s Hull Olympiques and was named Canadian Major Junior Player of the Year in 1985-86, when he had 191 points … Born on February 17, 1966 in Montreal, QC

 

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  May 02 CAN 5 - SLO 1
  May 04 LAT 0 - CAN 7
  May 06 CAN 5 - USA 4
  May 08 CAN 2 - NOR 1
  May 10 CAN 10- GER 1
  May 12 CAN 6 - FIN 3
  May 14 NOR 2 - CAN 8
  May 16 CAN 5 - SWE 4
  May 18 CAN 4 - RUS 5
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