Retired Canadian hockey player and sports speaker, Luc Robitaille spent 19 seasons in the NHL, won the Stanley Cup in 2002 with the Detroit Red Wings, and played for the Pittsburgh Penguins and New York Randers. He is most known for his 14 seasons with the Los Angeles Kings. As the captain for the Kings for the 1992-93 and 2005-06 seasons, he retired after the 2005-06 season several records including the highest-scoring left winger in NHL history.
Luc Robitaille was a member of eight All-Star teams, set the NHL record for goals by a left winger, points, and goals. He finished second behind Dave Taylor in games played, fourth in assists, and second in points. Luc became the second player in history to have scored 1,000 points after being drafted as the ninth round.
His jersey number was retired in 2007 alongside Rogatien Vachon, Marcel Dionne, Dave Taylor and Wayne Gretzky. Luc was inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame beside teammates Steve Yzerman and Brett Hull, and former teammate Brian Leetch of the Rangers. He was named president of the Omaha Lancers in 2006 and was named Kings’ President of Business Operations in 2007. As President of Operations with the Kings he has two Stanley Cup Championships one in 2012 and another in 2014. On March 7, 2015 the Kings’ organization unveiled a bronze statue of Luc outside of the Staples Center to honor his accomplishments as a NHL player and a member of the Kings.
Luc Robitaille and his wife funded Shelter for Serenity in 2005 for families who are without homes due to Hurricane Katrina and it has extended into the Los Angeles community as Echoes of Hope. Luc Robitaille is available for sports clinics, speaking engagements and product promotion.