• What Non-Olympians Do During The Olympic Break

    During the last week and a half here in Southern California, most of the focus has been on the various professional hockey players that are...

  • 6 Years Ago Today

    …one of the greatest hockey films of all time was released. And 30 years ago today, Herb Brooks led a team of nobodys to the...

  • There’s Olympic Hockey?

    Apparently, there is some sort of international tournament going on overseas in Canada featuring some of the best and brightest professional hockey players in the...

  • Phoning It In

    So the good folks at Bloguin have created a “smart phone” app for all of the blogs on their site. So if you haven’t already...

  • Love, Staples Style

    It twas the night before Valentine’s Day at Staples Center and there was love flowing all throughout the arena. There was Half Season Ticket Holder...

  • Upper Body Injury with… the Colorado Avalanche

    Considering that the Colorado Avalanche have only been in existence 15 years, there is a good amount of history between the Av’s and the Los...

  • Bad Timing

    Hey, Los Angeles Kings organization… if you are going to send something like this out in mid-February: You better make sure you don’t lose a...

  • 5 Tips for Successful Horrible Blogging

    My friend Jay over at Low on Oil is facing a dilemma this NHL season that The Royal Half knows all too well… how to...

  • The Royal Half Mobile Applications

    We’re proud to announce a partnership with Notice Software for mobile applications of The Royal Half and other Bloguin partner sites for the iPhone and...

  • Sick and Ugly

    Luckily, for the Kings, the streak was the only thing that was snapped Monday night. Kings 2, Ducks 4   I’ve been battling a bad...

  • Streaking Through Time

    Saturday afternoon I headed to Staples Center with Half Season Ticket Holder Buddy, Half Season Ticket Holder Buddy Father-In-Law and our friend Jesse. HSTHB Father-In-Law...

  • On the Move

    Well, the Ilya Kovalchuk trade finally went down tonight before the Los Angeles Kings game against their cross-freeway rivals, the Anaheim Ducks. For a few...

  • Too Soon?

    So thank god this Ilya Kovalchuk madness is over… and I can go back to reading what people are having for lunch on Twitter instead...

  • Kopi-Kovy-Kopi-Kovy

    As I type this right now… the internet is exploding with rumors of prized free agent Ilya Kovalchuk being traded to any number of teams....

  • The Amazing 7

    I saw something truly amazing at the Los Angeles Kings game on Tuesday night against the New York Rangers. Just like any other Hollywood Starlet…...

  • We Think We Can Do This

    Even though Fox Sports West HD broadcast the Kings game yesterday in Boston, they chose not to send a crew to Sunday’s game in New...

  • The Boston Claw

    Special teams win games in the New NHL. And Elite NHL teams… win with special teams. So when you see the Los Angeles Kings score...