All posts by The Royal Half

  • A Stranger in an Awesome Land

    Us sports fans can be a little wacky sometimes. If someone takes a 2 day cross-country trip to go a friends wedding or their sisters...

  • Vancity Express

    In a few hours, I will be boarding a plane and heading north to Vancouver, British Columbia to watch Game 2 of the Los Angeles...

  • Game Won

    H0kHFBMFEZk Will someone explain to me how in the heck Handzus is an emotional low? Somehow I feel like this isn’t the first time a man...

  • Getting The Poison Out of My System

    I have to admit, it’s still very strange to still be talking about the Los Angeles Kings after the regular season and Draft Lottery. But...

  • Kontos on Kontos

    During the 1988-89 NHL season, a player came to the Los Angeles Kings that would set the town on fire during the playoffs. No, I’m...

  • Longest Road Trip Ever

    The Los Angeles Kings had some impressive road trips this NHL season… but none more impressive than the one my playoff tickets took to get...

  • Pundays: Un-Four-Gettable

    For hockey fans across North America and the World… yesterday was as good as it gets. Teams were battling to get in the playoffs… the...

  • Route 101

    For Angelenos, the 101 Freeway can mean different things. It can mean a quick trip across the valley or it can mean horrible, horrible blinding...

  • The Fail on Fan Day

    Do not make comparisons to the Miracle on Manchester, the Frenzy on Figueroa or even the Royal Rebound. No, the Los Angeles Kings rally to...

  • See What Developed

    What’s the easiest way to track how a team has changed from the start of the season till the end? Why by advertisements, of course!...

  • The Best Offense is the Defense

    Oh, I see how it goes Fox Sports. The Los Angeles Kings don’t make the playoffs for 8 years and you could care less about...

  • The 1st Annual Screengrab Caption Contest!

    Presenting the 1st Annual Royal Half Screengrab Caption Contest!   That’s right, after years of being entertained by the captions that are put up for...

  • Pundays: Hal-ak 9000

    Montreal Canadiens goaltender Jaroslav Halak had a fantastic week that included back to back shutouts. And as the Canadiens wrap up their regular season it seems that...

  • Playoff Bound

    It was Saturday, April 27th, 2002. I bought the tickets off ebay and headed downtown with my college roommate (and hockey teammate!) who was in...

  • Miss Pelt

    As Half Season Ticket Holder Buddy does a good job of reminding me… a point is a point. The Los Angeles Kings had no business only...

  • Pundays: Special Edition

    Now Pundays is the new feature here at The Royal Half that is sweeping the nation. And normally we’d just keep it for Mondays… but...

  • Red Light District

    The Royal Half Los Angeles Kings Playoff Clinching Countdown… AKA… did Calgary Lose Tonight?… did Jon Bernier Get a Shutout Tonight? NO. BUT HE DID...