Mike Ilitch's ability to spot excellence his true gift
Detroit Free Press
But his willingness to spend — on Brett Hull, on Luc Robitaille, on Pudge Rodriguez, on Miguel Cabrera — wasn't just about winning. As former Tigers manager Jim Leyland liked to say: “Mr. Ilitch likes stars.” Stars do more than help bring championships.
Hear Luc Robitaille on 'All The Kings Men' podcast
Luc Robitaille, a member of the Hockey Hall of Fame and an Los Angeles Kings legend, took part in a chat with 'All The Kings Men'. Robitaille, now the Kings President of Business Operations, talks about his experiences at the NHL All-Star Weekend and ...
How hockey became the sport of Kings in Hollywood
Also at All-Star weekend was another key, but perhaps less-heralded, individual responsible for helping the Kings morph from West Coast hockey outliers into one of the NHL's most influential franchises: Luc Robitaille. Selected 171st overall in the ...
Rosters Announced for All-Star Celebrity Shootout
Luc Robitaille will have two of his former LA Kings teammates on his side as he and Team Lemieux will face-off against Team Gretzky at the NHL All-Star Celebrity Shootout™ at 2:15pm at STAPLES Center. The game will occur before to the 2017 Coors Light ...