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Encyclopedia > Rob Blake
Position Defenseman
Shoots Right
Height
Weight
ft 4 in (1.93 m)
225 lb (102 kg)
NHL Team
F. Teams
Los Angeles Kings
Colorado Avalanche
Nationality Flag of Canada Canada
Born December 2, 1969,
Simcoe, ON, CAN
NHL Draft 70th overall, 1988
Los Angeles Kings
Pro Career 1989 – present

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Playing career

Rob Blake was drafted 70th overall in 1988 by the Los Angeles Kings, with whom he played for twelve seasons. While there, he reached the Stanley Cup final in 1993, losing to the Montreal Canadiens, and eventually became the Kings' captain after Wayne Gretzky was traded to St. Louis in 1996. In 2001, Blake was traded to Colorado, winning the Stanley Cup that same year. The 1988 NHL Entry Draft was held at the Montreal Forum in Montreal, Quebec. ... The Los Angeles Kings are a professional ice hockey team based in Los Angeles, California, USA. They play in the National Hockey League (NHL). ... This is the current WikiProject: Ice Hockey Article Improvement Drive collaboration! The Stanley Cup The Stanley Cup is the championship trophy of the National Hockey League (NHL), the major professional ice hockey league in Canada and the United States. ... The Montreal Canadiens are the oldest established National Hockey League (NHL) franchise. ... Wayne Douglas Gretzky, OC (born January 26, 1961) is a retired Canadian professional ice hockey player who is currently part-owner and head coach of the Phoenix Coyotes. ... The St. ... The 2000-01 NHL season was the 84th regular season of the National Hockey League. ... This is the current WikiProject: Ice Hockey Article Improvement Drive collaboration! The Stanley Cup The Stanley Cup is the championship trophy of the National Hockey League (NHL), the major professional ice hockey league in Canada and the United States. ...

The engraved names of the 2000-01 Stanley Cup champion Colorado Avalanche
The engraved names of the 2000-01 Stanley Cup champion Colorado Avalanche


Blake was selected to play for the Canadian Olympic teams of 1998 and 2002, winning gold in 2002. He also was selected to play for Canada at the 2006 Olympics. His most productive NHL season was 1993-94, when he had 68 points. In 1997-98, Blake recieved the James Norris Trophy as the NHL's best defenseman for the year. Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1280x960, 244 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Stanley Cup Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to... Image File history File linksMetadata Download high resolution version (1280x960, 244 KB) File links The following pages on the English Wikipedia link to this file (pages on other projects are not listed): Stanley Cup Metadata This file contains additional information, probably added from the digital camera or scanner used to... (Redirected from 2006 Olympics) See also: 2006 Winter Paralympics The XX Olympic Winter Games will be held in Turin, Italy from February 10 to 26. ...


He and wife Brandy have two children, Jack and Brooke. His best friend in the NHL is Edmonton Oilers goaltender Dwayne Roloson, whom he grew up playing hockey with in Simcoe. The Edmonton Oilers are a professional ice hockey team based in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. ... Albert Dwayne Roli Roloson (born October 12, 1969 in Simcoe, Ontario, Canada) is an NHL goaltender for the Edmonton Oilers. ...


On October 20, 2005, Rob Blake learned that the Colorado Avalanche would not pick up his option for the 2006-2007 NHL season, making him a free agent. He re-signed with his former team, the Kings, for two years ($6 million per year) on July 1, 2006. July 1 is the 182nd day of the year (183rd in leap years) in the Gregorian Calendar, with 183 days remaining. ... 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ...


Awards

  • CCHA Second All-Star Team - 1989
  • CCHA First All-Star Team - 1990
  • NCAA West First All-American Team - 1990
  • NHL All-Rookie Team - 1990
  • Played in NHL All-Star Game - 1994, 1999, 2000, 2001, 2002, 2003
  • James Norris Memorial Trophy - 1998

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Career statistics

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1985-86 Brantford OJHL-B 39 3 13 6 43 -- -- -- -- --
1986-87 Stratford OJHL-B 31 11 20 31 115 -- -- -- -- --
1987-88 Bowling Green CCHA 43 5 8 13 88 -- -- -- -- --
1988-89 Bowling Green CCHA 46 11 21 32 140 -- -- -- -- --
1989-90 Bowling Green CCHA 42 23 36 59 140 -- -- -- -- --
Los Angeles Kings NHL 4 0 0 0 4 8 1 3 4 4
1990-91 Los Angeles Kings NHL 75 12 34 46 125 12 1 4 5 26
1991-92 Los Angeles Kings NHL 57 7 13 20 102 6 2 1 3 12
1992-93 Los Angeles Kings NHL 76 16 43 59 152 23 4 6 10 46
1993-94 Los Angeles Kings NHL 84 20 48 68 137 -- -- -- -- --
1994-95 Los Angeles Kings NHL 24 4 7 11 38 -- -- -- -- --
1995-96 Los Angeles Kings NHL 6 1 2 3 8 -- -- -- -- --
1996-97 Los Angeles Kings NHL 62 8 23 31 82 -- -- -- -- --
1997-98 Los Angeles Kings NHL 81 23 27 50 94 4 0 0 0 6
1998-99 Los Angeles Kings NHL 62 12 23 35 128 -- -- -- -- --
1999-00 Los Angeles Kings NHL 77 18 39 57 112 4 0 2 2 4
2000-01 Los Angeles Kings NHL 54 17 32 46 69 -- -- -- -- --
Colorado Avalanche NHL 13 2 8 10 8 23 6 13 19 16
2001-02 Colorado Avalanche NHL 75 16 40 56 58 20 6 6 12 16
2002-03 Colorado Avalanche NHL 79 17 28 45 57 7 1 2 3 8
2003-04 Colorado Avalanche NHL 74 13 33 46 61 9 0 5 5 6
2005-06 Colorado Avalanche NHL 81 14 37 51 94 9 3 1 4
2006-07 Los Angeles Kings NHL 41 7 11 18 56 -- -- -- -- --
NHL totals 1025 207 448 655 1385 125 24 43 67 152

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International play

Olympic medal record
Men's ice hockey
Gold 2002 Salt Lake City Team

Played for Canada in: Ice hockey tournaments have been competed at the Olympic Games since the 1920 Summer Olympics. ... The 2002 Winter Olympics, officially known as the XIX Olympic Winter Games, were held in 2002 in Salt Lake City, Utah, United States. ... 2002 Winter Olympic Games Ice hockey games were held at the E Center and Peaks Ice Arena in Salt Lake City and Provo, Utah. ...

    Regular season   Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
1998 Canada Oly 6 1 1 2 2 -- -- -- -- --
2002 Canada Oly 6 1 2 3 2 -- -- -- -- --

The Ice Hockey World Championships are an annual event organized by the International Ice Hockey Federation. ... The Ice Hockey World Championships are an annual event organized by the International Ice Hockey Federation. ... The first World Cup of Hockey (WCH), or 1996 World Cup of Hockey, replaced the Canada Cup as the premier championship for professional ice hockey. ... Ice hockey at the 1998 Winter Olympics // Overview 1998 was the first year that featured women in ice hockey competition. ... 2002 Winter Olympic Games Ice hockey games were held at the E Center and Peaks Ice Arena in Salt Lake City and Provo, Utah. ... Ice hockey at the 2006 Winter Olympics was held at the Torino Palasport Olimpico and the Torino Esposizioni in Turin, Italy. ... A runner carries the Olympic torch The Winter Olympic Games, Winter Olympics for short but more correctly The Olympic Winter Games, are the cold-weather counterpart to the Summer Olympic Games. ...

See also

National Hockey League The list of National Hockey League (NHL) players is divided into the following lists: By specific groups Current players List of every NHL player List of members of the Hockey Hall of Fame List of members of the United States Hockey Hall of Fame List of NHL... A list of National Hockey League seasons since inception of the league: 1917-18 | 1918-19 | 1919-20 | 1920-21 | 1921-22 | 1922-23 | 1923-24 | 1924-25 | 1925-26 | 1926-27 | 1927-28 | 1928-29 | 1929-30 | 1930-31 | 1931-32 | 1932-33 | 1933-34 | 1934-35 | 1935-36...

External links

  • Rob Blake at the internet Hockey Database
Preceded by
Wayne Gretzky
Los Angeles Kings captains
1996-2001
Succeeded by
Mattias Norström
Preceded by
Brian Leetch
Winner of the Norris Trophy
1998
Succeeded by
Al MacInnis

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Rob Blake : USAToday.com - Rob Blake Biography from USAToday.com (349 words)
Rob Blake is struggling to produce points this season and he is on pace for a career-low mark.
Blake did struggle at times last season as well, but he ended up with 51 points and 14 goals, which are both impressive totals for a defender.
Rob Blake was on the ice for all six goals against as Los Angeles lost 6-1 to his former team, Colorado.
CNN/SI - NHL Hockey - Rob Blake Press Conference - Thursday November 18, 1999 11:13 PM (1957 words)
Rob Blake: Obviously I think with the new coaching staff, Andy Murray coming in and defining roles and challenging players individually and also the acquisitions of Ziggy Palffy and Bryan Smolinski in the off-season and Frantisek Kaberle signing with us this summer, I think those three players definitely helped our offensive ability.
Rob Blake: Well, I think this year which is different than a lot of seasons in the past is our system allows players to have some injuries and bring other players in.
Rob Blake: I think obviously in our situation just the turnaround and the acquisition of some players that I touched on a little earlier and San Jose had a young team, but an impressive team last year and they have seem to have come into their own with Owen Nolan leading the way.
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