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Kings to hail Hall of Famer Rob Blake

Updated: August 11, 2014, 6:46 PM ET
Associated Press

LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Kings will retire Hall of Fame defenseman Rob Blake's No. 4 jersey on Jan. 17.

The Stanley Cup champions announced the honor Monday.

Blake played 14 of his 20 NHL seasons with the Kings, including six seasons as their captain. The seven-time All-Star won the franchise's first Norris Trophy in 1998 and became the club leader in games played, goals and assists by a defenseman.

The former fourth-round draft pick finished his career in San ...

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