• Taking Down the Competition

    As you might have seen on some earlier posts, The Royal Half has been advancing in the NHL Arena’s Los Angeles Kings Blog-Off. It is...

  • Primary, Secondary, Tertiary

    It’s time to play the latest Canadian Game Show craze that’s sweeping the nation…. GUESS! THE! FOURTH! LINE!!!!!!!!! First up… from tonight’s game against the...

  • Upper Body Injury… with the Edmonton Oilers

    Hmm, Patrick… I’m thinking you might want to change that “Dream Dinner” answer. Or actually, maybe you don’t. Could be quite a party. Jay over...

  • Don’t Believe The Hype

    What do you do when a young team who is first in the conference for the first time since ever is believing it’s own hype...

  • Hello, My Name is The Royal Half

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

  • FIRST!!!

    I don’t know what makes me happier with this image above. The team at the top… or the team at the bottom. It doesn’t matter...

  • A Long December: Take 2

    Normally, December in Los Angeles is something you live for. It hovers around 65 degrees and most years it’s sunny on Christmas Morning. Sure, sure…...

  • Twenty Spot

    I encourage you, Royal Half reader, to find the NHL pre-season prediction article that has the Los Angeles Kings and Phoenix Coyotes battling it out...

  • Drought Resistant

    Wow. What a game. Those were two elite NHL teams out there on the ice in San Jose tonight and it’s still hard to believe...

  • Flame Retardant

    The Los Angeles Kings had not beat the Calgary Flames since February 15th of 2008. For the hockey layman… 1 time in their last 11...

  • Breaking News!!!

    Huge breaking news hit the Los Angeles Kings community this morning. You’ve all probably read about it by now, but in case you haven’t… I...

  • Purcell Watch ’09

    Well, it’s official. Apparently GM Dean Lombardi wants a winger with a little more long term offensive upside than Brad Richardson in his lineup. So...

  • Not So Lucky

    Today was bobblehead day for Luc Robitaille as the Los Angeles Kings celebrated his selection to the NHL Hall of Fame… a month after the...

  • Winning Ugly

    I think I’ve figured out why Ryan Smyth is taking an extra 2 weeks to rehab his injury. He’s pulling some serious Jedi Knight style-training...

  • Toasted Sub

    It’s Game One of the Subway Freeway Face-Off™ between the Los Angeles Kings and the Anaheim Ducks… and boy this game did not disappoint. When...

  • Subway. Sub what? Sub why?

    Remember how frumpy and unattractive reality star Kate Gosselin was when she first started appearing on television? Well, eventually she got a stylist. And it...

  • A Family Affair

    Now that’s more like it! This was one of the best games I’ve seen in person this season and if the Los Angeles Kings can...