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Rob Blake’s Jersey to be Retired in Los Angeles

photo credit: VancityAllie via photopin cc NHL- The Los Angeles Kings announced on Monday that the team will retire Rob Blake’s jersey this coming season. The 44 year-old, spent twenty one seasons playing in the NHL and is currently the assistant general manager of the LA Kings. Rob Blake is part of the Hockey Hall of Fame’s 2014 inductee class. Throughout his career he player...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
August 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The Los Angeles Kings will retire Hall of Fame defenseman Rob Blake's No. 4 jersey

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Kings will retire Hall of Fame defenseman Rob Blake's No. 4 jersey on Jan. 17. The Stanley Cup champions announced the honor Monday. Blake played 14 of his 20 NHL seasons with the Kings, including six seasons as their captain. The seven-time All-Star won the franchise's first Norris Trophy in 1998 and became the club leader in games played,...
Via AP on Fox
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

LA Kings to retire Rob Blake's No. 4 jersey

LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Kings will retire Hall of Fame defenseman Rob Blake's No. 4 jersey on Jan. 17. The Stanley Cup champions announced the honor Monday. Blake played 14 of his 20 NHL seasons with the Kings, including six seasons as their captain. The seven-time All-Star won the franchise's first Norris Trophy in 1998 and became the club leader in games played...
Via AP on Fox
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Rob Blake’s #4 Will Be Retired By The Los Angeles Kings

LOS ANGELES – Former Los Angeles Kings captain/defenseman and current club executive Rob Blake will have his No. 4 jersey retired by the Kings as part of a special pregame ceremony at STAPLES Center on Saturday, January 17, prior to the Kings-Ducks game, the club announced today. Blake – who is also being inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in November – will become the...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Kings to retire No. 4 jersey of Rob Blake on Jan. 17

Another Kings jersey will join the Staples Center rafters on Jan. 17. Rob Blake, who's also joining the Hockey Hall of Fame in November, will have his No. 4 retired by the Kings ahead of a game vs. the Ducks at Staples Center. Blake, the Kings' vice president/assistant general manager, is the all-time leader in games played, goals, assists and points by an L.A. defenseman...
Via Fox Sports West
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Two Colorado Avalanche to enter Hockey Hall of Fame

Four individuals have been elected to enter the Hockey Hall of Fame in the Player Category. Former Avalanche players Rob Blake and Peter Forsberg are among the 2014 inductees. Ontario native, Rob Blake began his career at Bowling Green State University. The defender turned pro in 1990 joining the Los Angeles Kings, sparking 20 seasons in the National Hockey League. Over his years...
Via Mile High Sports
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Matheson engages in a fascinating conversation with Rob Blake about the suspension process

The Edmonton Journal's Jim Matheson's posted at least half of his weekly Hockey World articles on his blog page (I believe that he's still working on "Ask Matty" as I'm posting this, and I don't see any "Short Shifts" yet). Especially given a) the fact that Don Cherry decided to suggest that John Scott and Cody McLeod require the sympathy...
Via Kukla's Korner
October 28, 2013  |  Discuss

Rob Blake comes back to Kings in assistant GM role

Former Los Angeles Kings captain and defenseman Rob Blake as been named the clubs assistant general manager, Kings presidentgeneral manager Dean Lombardi announced on Thursday. Blake, the Kings' all-time leader in games played, goals, assists and points by a defenseman, replaces Ron Hextall, who left the Kings to take a front-office position with Philadelphia. Blake has spent...
Via Fox Sports West
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Ex-Kings defeseman Rob Blake named assistant GM

Former Los Angeles Kings captain and defenseman Rob Blake as been named the clubs assistant general manager, Kings presidentgeneral manager Dean Lombardi announced on Thursday. Blake, the Kings' all-time leader in games played, goals, assists and points by a defenseman, replaces Ron Hextall, who left the Kings to take a front office position with Philadelphia. Blake played...
Via Fox Sports West
July 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Stuart's intangibles could fill much needed role in San Jose

“When we signed Rob Blake, we wanted Rob Blake to be Rob Blake. We didn’t need him to be a mentor or a king for all the young princes. We needed him to be Rob Blake. That’s all we wanted.”- Todd McLellan Two years and two days ago, the San Jose Sharks lost veteran Rob Blake to retirement. Blake played a bulky role on the team's blue line, and his absence left a gaping...
Via Red Light District Hockey
June 11, 2012  |  Discuss
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