The Royal Half http://theroyalhalf.com A Los Angeles Kings Blog Tue, 19 Aug 2014 19:22:01 +0000 en-US hourly 1 http://wordpress.org/?v=3.8.4Hybrid Icing is a podcast from The Royal Half in which we explore hockey and the themes that run throughout it. Each week, Host Jesse Cohen and The Royal Half speak with a myriad of guests from around the world of hockey to bring you a more complete view of the game we all love. Jesse Cohen & The Royal Half no Jesse Cohen & The Royal Half theroyalhalf@gmail.com theroyalhalf@gmail.com (Jesse Cohen & The Royal Half) The Royal Half Radio™ Hybrid Icing The Royal Half http://theroyalhalf.com/wp-content/uploads/2014/02/HybridIcing_iTunes.jpghttp://theroyalhalf.com THE ULTIMATE HIGHLIGHT: Kings-Ducks 2014 Round 2http://theroyalhalf.com/2014/08/ultimate-highlight-kings-ducks-2014-round-2/ http://theroyalhalf.com/2014/08/ultimate-highlight-kings-ducks-2014-round-2/#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 22:07:59 +0000 http://theroyalhalf.com/?p=14986 By The Royal Half

Even though it’s only been 65 days without Los Angeles Kings hockey… it sure feels like a lot longer. Thankfully, we have YouTube user, Ivaneus, who has been spending his summer putting together the ultimate highlight reels of the Kings 2014 Stanley Cup Playoff run. We’ve previously posted his 20 minute look at the 7 game series […]

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DOG DAYS: Ranking the Los Angeles Kings’ Dogshttp://theroyalhalf.com/2014/08/los-angeles-kings-dogs-ranked/ http://theroyalhalf.com/2014/08/los-angeles-kings-dogs-ranked/#comments Mon, 18 Aug 2014 16:49:56 +0000 http://theroyalhalf.com/?p=14961 By FlubberMcGee

Many Kings players have dogs. Some are better than others. This is a ranking of each dog, taking into consideration objective coolness, and, uh, yeah, that’s about it. #1. Arnold, Mike Richards’ black lab. Breed: Most popular breed of dog in America, known for even temper and good behavior. Popular assistance dog, famously known for […]

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HAPPY WAYNEIVERSARY!http://theroyalhalf.com/2014/08/happy-wayneiversary/ http://theroyalhalf.com/2014/08/happy-wayneiversary/#comments Sat, 09 Aug 2014 17:13:57 +0000 http://theroyalhalf.com/?p=14917 By The Royal Half

August 9th has become a bit of a holiday here at The Royal Half. Mainly because it was the day that many people in Los Angeles discovered that they actually had a professional hockey team in their city. My youth, captured in one image. Wayne Gretzky during “Point Break” Los Angeles Premiere in Hollywood, California. […]

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IT RANKS IN HERE: The Los Angeles Kingshttp://theroyalhalf.com/2014/08/flubber-ranks-los-angeles-kings/ http://theroyalhalf.com/2014/08/flubber-ranks-los-angeles-kings/#comments Tue, 05 Aug 2014 22:02:50 +0000 http://theroyalhalf.com/?p=14871 By FlubberMcGee

This is a ranking of the current Kings players under contract.  Yes, some Kings players are better than others, but some also gain points for social media, likability, or legend status. 1. Anze Kopitar 2. Drew Doughty 3. Jonathan Quick 4. Justin Williams 5. Jeff Carter 6. Marian Gaborik 7. Dustin Brown 8. Alec Martinez 9. Jarret Stoll 10. Mike Richards […]

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Hamborghini: Providing LA Hockey-Themed Delicacieshttp://theroyalhalf.com/2014/08/hamborghini/ http://theroyalhalf.com/2014/08/hamborghini/#comments Mon, 04 Aug 2014 17:23:19 +0000 http://theroyalhalf.com/?p=14894 By PumperNicholl

Being a hockey fan in Los Angeles means that when the topic of the sport comes up, a person is usually met with awkward glances or a brief conversation about being a bandwagon fan. Still, there are thousands upon thousands of die-hard and casual hockey fans alike in and around the Southland. And walking around […]

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ALL THE KINGS MEN PODCAST: EP 374 SUMMER RECAPhttp://theroyalhalf.com/2014/08/kings-men-podcast-ep-374-summer-recap/ http://theroyalhalf.com/2014/08/kings-men-podcast-ep-374-summer-recap/#comments Fri, 01 Aug 2014 07:58:31 +0000 http://theroyalhalf.com/?p=14873 By Jesse Cohen

August is upon us and the Kings are enjoying their second summer with the Stanley Cup. The Royal HAlf returns to ATKM as we discuss the free agent moves and trades the Kings rivals have made over the last month and a half. You can listen to the brand-new episode below You can also listen […]

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TRH NATION – 7.31.14http://theroyalhalf.com/2014/07/trh-nation-7-31-14/ http://theroyalhalf.com/2014/07/trh-nation-7-31-14/#comments Thu, 31 Jul 2014 16:54:38 +0000 http://theroyalhalf.com/?p=14864 By The Royal Half

I’m starting to emerge from the fog that has surrounded me since my father passed away 2 weeks ago. I have to say… I really was taken aback by the flood of condolences and support I’ve received from you all. So many Tweets, text messages and emails were sent to me that described how my […]

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R.I.P., TRH DADhttp://theroyalhalf.com/2014/07/rip-trh-dad/ http://theroyalhalf.com/2014/07/rip-trh-dad/#comments Fri, 25 Jul 2014 03:37:14 +0000 http://theroyalhalf.com/?p=14819 By The Royal Half

When I was 11 years old, Wayne Gretzky was traded to the Los Angeles Kings on a Tuesday. The following Saturday, the AYSO team that I played soccer for was shorthanded and I volunteered to be the goalie. With a few minutes left in the game, I surrendered the 8th goal against in a lopsided […]

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Time For Willie Mitchell To Swim Upstreamhttp://theroyalhalf.com/2014/07/willie-mitchell-food-tour/ http://theroyalhalf.com/2014/07/willie-mitchell-food-tour/#comments Wed, 02 Jul 2014 17:39:35 +0000 http://theroyalhalf.com/?p=14776 By FlubberMcGee

Over 800 Tweets. Nearly 200 Instagram posts. How many do you think are about food? Well, not nearly as many as are about salmon, but the point stands. Over the past four years, Willie Mitchell has endeared Kings fans to his solid defense and love of food. Solid meal @bestiadtla tonight. It better have a […]

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ALL THE KINGS MEN PODCAST: EP 373 SUMMER OF STANLEY 2http://theroyalhalf.com/2014/06/kings-men-podcast-ep-373-summer-stanley-2/ http://theroyalhalf.com/2014/06/kings-men-podcast-ep-373-summer-stanley-2/#comments Sun, 29 Jun 2014 23:02:53 +0000 http://theroyalhalf.com/?p=14770 By Jesse Cohen

It’s another Summer Edition of All The Kings Men Podcast Lew Kay joins me to discuss all the early summer events involving the LA Kings! You can listen to the brand-new episode below You can also listen to past All The Kings Men Podcasts by clicking on the PODCAST tab on the main menu.

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http://theroyalhalf.com/2014/06/kings-men-podcast-ep-373-summer-stanley-2/feed/ 1 It's another Summer Edition of All The Kings Men Podcast Lew Kay joins me to discuss all the early summer events involving the LA Kings! You can listen to the brand-new episode below - You can also listen to past All The Kings Men Podcasts by cl... It's another Summer Edition of All The Kings Men PodcastLew Kay joins me to discuss all the early summer events involving the LA Kings! You can listen to the brand-new episode belowYou can also listen to past All The Kings Men Podcasts by clicking on the PODCAST tab on the main menu. Jesse Cohen & The Royal Half no