• Purcell Watch ’09: The First Line

    Your Los Angeles Kings 1st Line Right Winger   Teddy Purcell… a nation turns it’s lonely eyes to you. It’s official. Coach Murray is putting...

  • Williams 4:27

    So the Los Angeles Kings finally return to the ice against the Phoenix Coyotes after an 8 day layoff. The Kings are refreshed, healthy and...

  • Upper Body Injury… with the Phoenix Coyotes

      It’s the 2nd installment of our wildly popular Question and Answer series, “Upper Body Injury…” After tackling the Q’s and the A’s with Jay...

  • The 10 Worst Kings of the Last 10 Years

    Over at LAKings.com, they are breaking down the best Kings players of the decade by position during this 8 day break for the Los Angeles...

  • TRH: A Decade of Futility in Review

    Since the NHL has mandated an 8 day suspension to the Los Angeles Kings hockey team so that the rest of the Western Conference can...

  • Taking Down the Competition: The Final Chapter

    I’m sure you’re tired of The Royal Half Political Action Committee’s smear campaign of the opposing blogs in the NHL Arena’s Los Angeles Kings Blog-Off....

  • Manchester Misfits

    Imagine you have the kind of hockey team that can play an incredibly tight, strong defensive game against the Calgary Flames yet were still able...

  • Still Taking Down the Competition

    The Los Angeles Kings take on the Calgary Flames tonight in Calgary as the Kings Canadian Vacation comes to an end. After this game, the...

  • 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...