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Luc Robitaille

Luc Robitaille  #20

Left Wing
NUMBER: 20 BIRTHDATE: February 17, 1966
HEIGHT: 6' 1" BIRTHPLACE: Montreal, QC, Canada
WEIGHT: 215 DRAFTED: LAK / 1984 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 9th   (171st overall)
AwardsSeasons
Calder Memorial Trophy 1986-1987
QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1985) QMJHL First All-Star Team (1986) Canadian Major Junior Player of the Year (1986) Memorial Cup All-Star Team (1986) NHL All-Rookie Team (1987) NHL Second All-Star Team (1987, 1992, 2001) Calder Memorial Trophy (1987) NHL First All-Star Team (1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1993) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1988, 1989, 1990, 1991, 1992, 1993, 1999, 2001) Traded to Pittsburgh by Los Angeles for Rick Tocchet and Pittsburgh's 2nd round choice (Pavel Rosa) in 1995 Entry Draft, July 29, 1994. Traded to NY Rangers by Pittsburgh with Ulf Samuelsson for Petr Nedved and Sergei Zubov, August 31, 1995. Traded to Los Angeles by NY Rangers for Kevin Stevens, August 28, 1997. Signed as a free agent by Detroit, July 5, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Los Angeles, July 24, 2003. Officially announced retirement, effective at end of season, April 11, 2006.
Quote of the Day

It's not just going to happen on its own. We have to have guys commit to the areas we need to improve on. We're going to be better than last year but there is still a long way to go. But I really like the pieces and where we're headed.

— Sabres forward Tyler Ennis on the progress of Buffalo's rebuilding process