Rob Blake would put down roots in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Kings general manager Rob Blake has reportedly signed a three-year contract extension.

Rob Blake would put down roots in Los Angeles

Los Angeles Kings general manager Rob Blake has reportedly signed a three-year contract extension.

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This is what the sports site The Athletic said on Wednesday.

The 52-year-old's contract was due to end on June 30. He has been in office as GM of the Californian formation since April 2017. The Ontarian had previously been hired as assistant to general manager Dean Lombardi in 2013.

Under his watch, the Los Angeles club have made the playoffs twice in five seasons. However, he never made it past the first round of the playoffs.

Blake also played as a defenseman in the National Hockey League between 1989 and 2010. He also played for the Kings twice, from 1989 to 2001 and from 2006 to 2008.

In 1,270 career games, he has amassed 240 goals and 537 assists for 777 points. He had been a fourth-round pick (70th overall) of the Kings in the 1988 draft.


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