April 10th, 2006, 03:42 PM #1
Luc Robitaille's amazing career comes to an end
Luc Robitaille will announce his imminent retirement from the NHL at a press conference Tuesday at noon. The Stanley Cup champion, highest scoring NHL left winger of all time and top goal-scoring LA King will hang up the skates for the last time after the Kings final game of this season.
April 10th, 2006, 04:18 PM #2
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It is sad Luc Leave LA without a cup but at least able to get one in Detroit. It is also togh to see him leave under these conditons but he gave us some great years and wonderful memories and will be missed. Luuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuuc you will be missed
April 10th, 2006, 05:03 PM #3
Farewell Luc, best of luck to you and your family. Come back and coach special teams!!
April 10th, 2006, 05:19 PM #4
LLLLLLUUUUUUUUUUUUUCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCCC!!!!!!!!!!. you are the man. thank you for giving so much to our organization, fans and community. you will be greatly missed. hopefully one day soon someone else can say "We're in the damn finals!!!"
April 10th, 2006, 05:38 PM #5
Thank you for all the good memories at the Forum and the Staples Center. Good luck in the future. God bless you and you’re family.
April 10th, 2006, 05:45 PM #6
Farewell Luc you didn't deserve to go out this way.
You were a class act, and you're a Kings legend,
You were too good for this team at times.
Anyway, hopefully you stay close to the organization!
Your a King for life,
as sad as it is at times haha.
April 10th, 2006, 05:47 PM #7
It's sad to see Luc retiring, but I think he must know it's the right time to do so. He's certainly proven plenty of people wrong after being drafted in the ninth round in 1984.
I do have to comment on the Kings sorry ownership group. The hockey club is not a real estate investment or passive tax deduction against other AEG income. Start treating it the right way, or do everyone a big favor and sell it to someone who is committed to winning!
This has certainly turned out to be a really sad season. First, a quality coach named Andy Murray got sacked a few weeks ago. Now Luc is retiring tomorrow. The face of the franchise, Dave Taylor, will most likely be canned next week. I really doubt that Dave really wanted to trade Rob Blake, Phillipe Boucher & Mathieu Schneider, just to name a few players that management refrained from re-signing.
Mr. Lieweke, take a good hard look in the mirror. You do seem to have passion and care about the team. I think a major shake-up is due for the entire franchise. Perhaps you can pursuade Mr. Anschutz to sell you the Kings and then run it the right way in building a true Stanley Cup Contender. We devoted Fans in L.A. have certainly waited a very long time for this.
April 10th, 2006, 06:02 PM #8
Thanks for all the good times and memories. You will be missed.
Let's all hope the Kings will be able to find the next "Luc Robitaille" as this organization is in need of someone who can fill his skates on and off the ice.
April 10th, 2006, 06:54 PM #9
Thank you for everything, Luc. You always represented the Kings as best as possible and treated the fans with respect. Thanks for everything.
dgartner, you took the words out of my mouth. Perfectly summed up.
April 10th, 2006, 08:39 PM #10
Thank you for the years of sweat and blood you left out on the ice. I can say without a doubt that you made me a Kings Fan for life. You made Los Angeles so very special and we are glad you will stay and live amongst us. You taught me what it is to bleed purple and I know that you are the most die hard King to ever play the game.