• Opening Day Top Ten

    This is one of the funniest mainstream hockey media appearances I’ve seen in a long time. (The last being Dustin Brown’s performance in the Kings...

  • Boo-ake!

    I find it so weird to watch Rob Blake skate for the San Jose Sharks. And now they went and made him Captain. BOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOOO! I’ve...

  • The Old Gray Lady

    When I set out to start this blog just about a year ago, I had one goal in mind. No, it wasn’t to provide witty...

  • Whooooa!

    It’s a new season at The Royal Half and this year we are going to have giveaways just like the Los Angeles Kings do! Worst....

  • Tipped Off!!!

    Of all the unemployed Head Coaches, in all the NHL, in all the divisions, he comes back to mine. Today, the no-name coach of the...

  • Jamaican Me Crazy!

    Well, I just returned from a 5 day trip to Jamaica where I was able to rest and relax after a long summer of working...

  • Ad Wizards

    With the start of a new NHL season rapidly approaching, the ad wizards of AEG have taken to the streets to sell this product known...

  • Training Camp 09: Day One and Only

    Training Camp is a lot like the “Deleted Scenes” feature of a DVD… you get excited about watching them at first… but then you realize...

  • Photo Day

    It’s the first day of training camp! And what better symbolizes the start to the fresh, clean slate of an NHL season like some really...

  • Complete Bull

    Sometimes I can’t stand the internet. And with Twitter and Hockey Rumor Mongering… I hate it even more. Check out this monstrosity from one of...

  • Holy Shit!!!

    Training camp starts this Sunday, the 13th! In fact, Rookie camp has already started. After a long and much needed summer slumber… The Royal Half...

  • Breakout!!!

    It’s been a slow off-season at The Royal Half. Sure I could be doing Season Reviews and special interest off-season stories… but I’d rather concentrate...

  • Re-Nerding The League

    James over at Cycle Like the Sedins came up with a great summer idea. What if a select group of bloggers got a chance to...

  • Bum-ifer

    The Los Angeles Kings are the Jennifer Aniston of the NHL. They strive for respect… and never get it. They are popular… but never really...

  • Captain Canada

    Said on this here blog Sunday, March 1, 2009: “Rumors are flying left and right with the trade deadline coming up Wednesday at noon. The...

  • Free Agent Frenzy on Figueroa

    Ladies and Gentlemen… the future of the Los Angeles Kings. Dean Lombardi did exactly what you want your GM to do on draft day… he...

  • Don’t Call it a Comeback

    Earlier this morning, I received an email from the Los Angeles Kings with the subject heading “Be Part of the Comeback” and the email contained...