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Rob Blake's No. 4 jersey to be retired by Kings
Rob Blake's No. 4 jersey to be retired by Kings

Rob Blake, the Kings’ Hall of Fame-bound defenseman and current executive, will have his No. 4 jersey retired in a special pregame ceremony Jan. 17 at Staples Center, the team announced Monday. 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 Ducks on Jan. 17. “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...

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