TRH Gameday 78/79 – Edmonton Oilers & Minnesota Wild: Ankling for the Playoffs

Game #78

LA KINGS
38-27-12
88 pts, 8th in Western Conference
vs
EDMONTON OILERS
31-37-9
71 pts, 14th in Western Conference

Oilers lead Season Series 2-0

6:30pm, Rexall Place
Edmonton, AB
FSW

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JeanShorts and BaggedMilk
Oilers Nation
Oilers Jambalaya
Lowetide

SATURDAY

Game #79

LA KINGS
38-27-12
88 pts, 8th in Western Conference
(a/o Friday)
vs
MINNESOTA WILD
32-35-10
74 pts, 13th in Western Conference
(a/o Friday) 

Kings lead Season Series 2-1

5:00pm, Xcel Energy Center
St. Paul, MN
FSW

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Hockey Wilderness
The State of Hockey News
Wild Puck Banter

BEST LA KINGS TRADE ACQUISITION TO HURT HIS ANKLE:

Hmm… almost.

Nailed it.

I’m not so much worried about what Jeff Carter being out of the Los Angeles Kings lineup for the next 2 games means for their playoff hopes… I’m more worried about what it means for Mike Richards’ psyche.

This is what I imagine Mike Richards’ Thursday night in his Edmonton hotel room looked like:

And this is what I imagine Mike Richards’ drive Friday night to the arena in Edmonton will look like:

And this is what I imagine Mike Richards’ post-game shower will look like:

But instead of the swastika it would be the logo for Rednex Rebellion.
And honestly… this is probably more like Trevor Lewis’ post-game shower

The Royal Half has been a Los Angeles Kings fan since 1988 and a Half-Season Ticket Holder since 2002. He has seen the following goaltenders play in person for the Los Angeles Kings… Kelly Hrudey, Grant Fuhr, Byron Dafoe, Jamie Storr, Stephane Fiset, Felix Potvin, Cristobal Huet, Roman Cechmanek, Mathieu Garon, Adam Hauser, Jason LaBarbera, Barry Brust, Sean Burke, Dan Cloutier, Yutaka Fukufuji, Jean-Sebastien Aubin, Erik Ersberg, Jonathan Bernier, Jonathan Quick, Ben Scrivens and Martin Jones.You can follow The Royal Half on Twitter @TheRoyalHalf.