All posts by The Royal Half

  • On the Way to the Game…

    It’s always a tough night as a Half Season Ticket Holder when playing the Red Wings at home. You’d like to think that this is...

  • Stupid Saturday

    Tonight was the NHL’s SUPER SATURDAY, as all 30 teams were in action for just the 3rd time in NHL History. Across the country, hockey...

  • The Palin Effect

    Heed these words, staunch Republican NHL Team Owners (Phil Anschutz, I’m looking your way!) You may not want to invite VP Candidate and renowned Hockey...

  • McHatin’

    Quick… which one of these guys scored for the first time tonight? Oscar Moller Drew Doughty McLovin Kings 3, Abrupt and Rapid Flow of Snow...

  • The Heidi Chronicles

    Maybe since Patrick O’Neal (wow, didn’t see that bio coming at all, did you?! Rebecca De Mornay?) is SO terrible as the 3rd broadcaster during...

  • The Zeus is Loose

    Kings 4, Tropical Cyclones 3 Well, I guess that pesky knee problem that was bothering Michal Handzus all of last year seems to have gone...

  • Murray Knows

    If there is one thing new Los Angeles Kings coach Terry Murray isn’t afraid to admit… it’s that he doesn’t know something. Thanks to the...

  • The Killing Instinct

    Last season: The Los Angeles Kings Penalty Kill….. 30th out of 30 teams at 78%. This Season: A perfect 14 for 14 after 3 games....

  • Freeway Fizzle

    Kings 6, Ducks 3 A night of firsts… Wayne Simmonds’ first NHL goal… the Kings’ first win of the young season… and the first chicken...

  • Well, That Didn’t Take Long

    Last night, me and my Half Season Ticket Holder buddy went to the Kings home opener at Staples. There have been a lot of changes...

  • 1 down. 81 to go.

    Hi, I’m Jim Fox for Tahiti Village. The San Jose Sharks are one of the A-List Celebrities in the NHL. They are the ones selling...

  • GAME ONe

    The puck drops in about 15 minutes. The new season is here. I’m a smart guy. I know the Kings aren’t going to the playoffs....

  • The Answer is “No”

    The NHL’s marketing has been pretty hit or miss the last few years, especially after the lockout. But I am really enjoying the “Is This...

  • Brownie Squares

    During the 2005-2006 NHL season, one of the boards at the Staples Center had a new advertisement. The ad featured the latest desert concoction from...

  • Seaon Preview

    During the summer of 2002, my good friend and I decided it was time. We had been to a handful of Kings games over the...