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Luc Robitaille
President, Alternate Governor

Luc Robitaille - a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, the all-time Kings leader in goals scored and the second highest goal scoring left wing in NHL history - is in his sixth season as Kings President as he directs and oversees all hockey and business operations, and his 16th season overall in the Kings front office after working the previous 10 years as President, Business Operations. He played 19 seasons in the NHL, including 14 with the Kings, and he won a Stanley Cup.


In April 2017, Robitaille was promoted to President. Robitaille also is an Alternate Governor with the Kings.  

Since his playing career ended, Robitaille, has had a tremendous impact on the Kings in the front office as the Kings won two Stanley Cups. For the Kings Business Operations department, revenue has more than doubled and the Kings won their first two Stanley Cups. Additionally, the team enjoyed a record sellout streak of 297 consecutive home games including 262 straight regular season contests. The Kings were named the Sports Team of the Year by the Sports Business Journal in 2015. 

Under Hockey Development, Robitaille has been a driving force to grow the game in Southern California including The Little Kings program and The LA Kings High School Hockey program. Robitaille has helped develop the Kings Care Foundation's principles, values, and strategic direction. He is on the Board of Children's Hospital Los Angeles and Ronald McDonald House, and he and his wife Stacia are the co-founders of a non-profit organization, Echoes of Hope.

He has also played a significant role behind unique events including the 2010 NHL Entry Draft at STAPLES Center and the 2017 NHL All-Star Game at STAPLES Center as part of the club's 50th Anniversary Celebration. In 2014 the Kings hosted the Anaheim Ducks in a regular-season outdoor NHL game at Dodger Stadium in front of 54,099 fans. The Kings also played outdoor hockey again in 2015 at Levi's Stadium and in 2020 at the U.S. Air Force Academy. 

Among NHL left wings, Robitaille ranks second in points (1,394), goals (668), and assists (726). He is 13th in overall NHL goal scoring and 24th in points while playing for the Kings, Penguins, Rangers and Red Wings, where he won a Stanley Cup in 2002. With the Kings, he ranks fourth in games played, second in points, first in power-play goals, and fifth in assists. In 1,077 regular season games as a King, he had 557 goals. 


A ninth round (171st overall) selection in the 1984 NHL Entry Draft, as a rookie the Montreal native became the first Kings player to win the Calder Memorial Trophy in 1987 while also being named to the NHL's All-Rookie Team. Later he helped lead the Kings to the club's first trip to the Stanley Cup Final in 1993 as Robitaille set NHL records for the most goals (63) by a left wing.

Robitaille would go on to reach other milestones in a Kings uniform, including his 500th career goal. His No. 20 jersey is retired by the Kings; in 2009 he was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame; and was named one the NHL's 100 greatest players.

Luc, 57 (2/17/66), and Stacia have two sons, Steven and Jesse. They reside in Santa Monica.





Rob Blake
Vice President and General Manager 

Rob Blake - who was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2014 - is in his eighth season with the Kings as an executive and his fourth as the club's Vice President and General Manager. He previously served as the club's Vice President/Assistant General Manager for four seasons before getting promoted to his current job on April 10, 2017.

In his role with the Kings, Blake directs all day-to-day hockey operations for the organization under club President Luc Robitaille, who oversees both hockey and business operations.  
On the ice, Blake played 14 of his 20 NHL seasons with the Kings (1990-01 and 2006-08). He also played with the San Jose Sharks (2008-10) and the Colorado Avalanche (2001-06), where he won a Stanley Cup in 2001. He recorded 777 points (240-537=777) in 1,270 regular season games while in 146 playoff games he registered 73 points (26-47=73).  

Blake, 50 (12/10/69), served as the Kings captain from 1996-01 and again during the 2007-08 season (six total seasons). He helped lead the Kings to the Stanley Cup Final in 1993; won the franchise's first Norris Trophy in 1998; captured a gold medal at the 2002 Olympics; and made seven trips to the NHL All-Star Game including four as a King.

He also is a two-time winner of the Kings Most Valuable Player Award (1997-98 and 1999-00); a six-time winner of the Kings Outstanding Defenseman Award (1990-91, 1991-92, 1992-93, 1993-94, 1997-98 and 1999-00); a winner of the Most Popular Player Award (1997-98); a winner of the Most Inspirational Award (1997-98); and he is a three-time winner of the Kings Community Service Award (1995-96, 1998-99 and 1900-00). He was named to the NHL's All-Rookie Team in 1991; named to NHL's First All-Star Team in 1998; and he was named to the NHL's Second All-Star Team three times.

Blake was originally selected by the Kings in the fourth round (70th overall) of the 1988 NHL Entry Draft. A native of Simcoe, Ontario, Blake played college hockey at Bowling Green State University. He made his NHL debut with the Kings during the 1989-90 season and his final game came in the 2010 postseason with the Sharks. In January of 2015, Blake became the sixth former Kings player to have his jersey retired. 

After retiring as a player Blake worked in the NHL's Player Safety department for three years. He returned to the Kings as the club's Assistant General Manager on July 18, 2013, and before his promotion to his current job part of his responsibilities included serving as General Manager of the Ontario Reign, the Kings primary affiliate (American Hockey League). In 2015 the Kings' then-AHL affiliate, the Manchester Monarchs, won the 2015 Calder Cup Championship.  

Blake has also served as General Manager of Canada's National Men's Team for the 2014 IIHF Ice Hockey World Championship and he worked in a Management Staff position on Team Canada's entry in the 2016 World Cup of Hockey. Blake was inducted into the International Ice Hockey Federation Hall of Fame as part of the 2018 World Hockey Championship gold medal game in Copenhagen. 
Rob and his wife Brandy live in Manhattan Beach with their children Jack, Brooke and Max. 

As of November 2020