Chief Financial Officer & Co-Founder
Luc Robitaille is a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame, is the highest scoring left wing in NHL history, and the LA Kings all-time leader in goals scored. He is the current the LA Kings President.
Robitaille, who had his No. 20 jersey retired by the Kings on January 20, 2007, is one of the greatest players in NHL history. He played 19 seasons in the NHL – including 14 with the Kings – and in 1,431 career regular season games with the Kings, Detroit Red Wings (where he won a Stanley Cup in 2002), New York Rangers and Pittsburgh Penguins, had 1,394 points. In 159 playoff games, he had 127 points.
Since retiring as a player and assuming his current position, Robitaille has had a tremendous impact on the Kings business operations department, especially in the areas of sponsorship sales and renewal, fan and customer relations, game entertainment, media relations and broadcasting. Since 2007-08, the Kings have increased their number of sellouts at STAPLES Center each full season, and the team entered the 2013-14 season with 68 consecutive home sellouts while enjoying record revenues on the whole. From a hockey standpoint, Luc is largely responsible for the influx of youth hockey players in Southern California. He has also helped direct the reorganization of the LA Kings Alumni Association while helping spearhead the popular Legends Night Series. Additionally, Robitaille has been at the forefront of a revamped Kings community relations department including the club’s strategic Kings Care community partnerships, which is highlighted by the Kings’ $500,000 commitment to the Children’s Hospital Los Angeles’ blood program. In 2016, the Kings Care Foundation raised a record $1.3 million.
Robitaille, as a player, was honored with several awards and he set numerous records throughout his long and distinguished career. In addition to being the highest scoring left wing in NHL history, a mark he set in a Kings uniform with his 1,370th point to pass Hall-of-Famer John Bucyk on March 22, 2004, Robitaille holds the NHL record for left wingers for most goals (668). He is also 12th in overall NHL goal scoring with 668 goals (he was second among active players at the time of his retirement to former Red Wings teammate Steve Yzerman), 21st in overall NHL scoring with 1,394 points and he is the only left wing in NHL history to record eight consecutive 40-goal seasons (all with the Kings).
With the Kings, Robitaille ranks second all-time in games played (1,077), second in points (1,154) and fourth in assists (597). On January 19, 2006, Robitaille set the Kings all-time record for goals when his 551st goal as a King surpassed Marcel Dionne. In 1,077 total regular season games as a King, Robitaille had 557 goals and 1,154 points.
Robitaille was selected by the Kings in the ninth round (171st overall) of the 1984 NHL Entry Draft. As a rookie, the Montreal native became the first King to win the Calder Memorial Trophy and he was 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 and that season Robitaille set NHL records for the most goals (63) by a left wing and for the most points (125) by a left wing, a mark that still stands.
Robitaille would go on to reach other milestones in a Kings uniform, including his 500th career goal in 1999 and his 1,000th game as a King in 2004. When Robitaille had his jersey retired by the Kings, he became just the fifth player to be so honored (joining Wayne Gretzky, Dave Taylor, Dionne and Rogie Vachon). On June 23, 2009, Robitaille – an eight-time All-Star – was selected for the Hockey Hall of Fame. He was inducted into the Hall with former teammates Steve Yzerman, Brett Hull and Brian Leetch in Toronto along with Lou Lamoriello.
Robitaille has immersed himself into the Southern California community. Always one of hockey’s most active and accessible Kings, Luc and his wife Stacia are the co-founders of Echoes of Hope. Founded in 2007, Echoes of Hope strives to awaken the spirit of hope in the lives of children, youth, and young adults in need by alleviating barriers and helping them reach their full potential.
Luc's most cherished assets are his wife Stacia and his two sons, Steven and Jesse (Jessarae).