Rob Blake, the
Blake, the Kings' assistant general manager, will be inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in November.
His white jersey will be placed aside those of former Kings Luc Robitaille, Wayne Gretzky, Dave Taylor, Marcel Dionne and Rogie Vachon in the rafter at Staples Center. The Kings play the
"It is an honor to be included with the former great L.A. King players who have their jerseys retired," Blake said in a team statement. "I have always felt L.A. was a special place to play and it was and is a tremendous privilege to put on an L.A. Kings jersey."
Blake is the all-time leader among Kings defensemen in games played, goals, assists and points.
He played with the Kings in 14 of his 20
He was a seven-time NHL All-Star and won an Olympic gold medal in 2002.
Blake played with the