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Luc Robitaille to be honored again; Alec Martinez sent to Manchester

Luc Luc Robitaille, who was inducted into the hockey Hall of Fame last week, will get another honor Friday.

Robitaille, the Kings' president of business operations, is scheduled to receive a Los Angeles City resolution in Council from Councilman Bernard C. Parks at City Hall. The Kings will have their own celebration on Dec. 5, when they give away commemorative Robitaille bobbleheads to fans attending their game against St. Louis at Staples Center.

The next day, Robitaille will be honored again during a gala at Club Nokia, across the street from Staples Center. The gala will benefit the Echoes of Hope foundation, a charitable organization run by Robitaille and his wife, Stacia.

The Kings had a day off Thursday, but a minor personnel decision was announced. Defenseman Alec Martinez, who sprained his ankle in the season opener and disappeared after that, was activated off injured reserve and assigned to Manchester (N.H.) of the American Hockey League.

-- Helene Elliott

Photo: Luc Robitaille. Credit: Bruce Bennett / Getty Images

 
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