March 26, 2013 |
Today, the White House. Tomorrow, the Hockey Hall of Fame in Toronto. It's an interesting itinerary that Luc Robitaille is following this week, and here's the rundown. On Tuesday, Robitaille, the Kings' president of business operations, accompanied the team to Washington, D.C., to join MLS champion the Galaxy in being honored by President Obama for winning their league titles. On Wednesday, Robitaille is scheduled to be in Toronto to present a 2012 Stanley Cup ring to the Hall of Fame to be included in a special Stanley Cup display.
September 21, 2012 |
NORBERTVILLE, Canada - Madeleine Robitaille could have requested anything from her Hockey Hall of Fame son Luc and he would have moved mountains to give it to her, but that isn't her way. She and her husband, Claude, worked hard for all they had as they raised three kids in Montreal, Madeleine unfailingly elegant from her well-coiffed head to her stylish feet. "We always joke that everything she wears matches," said Luc, the Kings' president of business operations and dutiful son who calls his parents at least three times a week.
February 4, 2013 |
Kings Hall of Fame member Luc Robitaille will make a cameo tonight on the hit television show "How I Met Your Mother. " Now president of business operations with the club, Robitaille is featured in a portion of the show where the cast is delighted to learn about a singer from the 1990s during a program called "Underneath the Tunes," a spoof of VH1's "Behind the Music. " The cast is enthralled, as many of us are, with the behind-the-scenes story of Robin Sparkles, a Canadian sensation.
June 14, 2012 |
Continuing our countdown of the 10 greatest L.A. Kings of all time, as chosen by Times readers. No. 3: Luc Robitialle (186 first-place votes, 10,054 points) Luc Robitaille joined the Kings in 1986 and won the Calder Trophy as the NHL's best first-year player after scoring 45 goals to go with 39 assists. Robitaille scored more than 40 goals in each of his first eight seasons, including three 50-plus seasons, and a career high of 63 in 1992-93, a season he was named team captain in place of injured superstar Wayne Gretzky.
February 9, 1988 |
A women's group recently named him one of the 10 most watchable men in the English-speaking world. He is represented by the William Morris Agency and dates an actress. And, though he plays for a team that ranks near the bottom of the National Hockey League in the standings and in attendance, he is the people's choice to start at left wing for the Campbell Conference tonight in the NHL All-Star game.
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August 26, 2002 |
Nina McCormick snapped a picture, then walked up to the athletic-looking guy holding the big silver cup in front of Grauman's Chinese Theater, and asked, "What's your name?" "Luc Robitaille," the man replied, with a grin. And the cup's name is Stanley. Stanley Cup. The real one that they gave to the Detroit Red Wings this past season. McCormick, who hails from the Motor City, blushed redder than her hometown hockey team's insignia.