Maybe it’s not the Trade Deadline acquisition that you were all hoping for… but finally there is going to be a connection made between Los Angeles and Edmonton! Well, besides this one of course…

New Jersey Devils v Los Angeles Kings - Game Six

Oh… and this one:

New Jersey Devils v Los Angeles Kings - Game Six

Hmm… and I guess this oneOH WELL YOU GET THE POINT!!!

New Jersey Devils v Los Angeles Kings - Game Six

Ok fine, maybe it’s not the most important recent Edmonton-Los Angeles connection… but we have something exciting to announce…



That’s right, the good folks at Oilers Nation are hooking myself and PumperNicholl up and bringing us to Edmonton this Friday to experience all the the city has to offer… including the LA Kings-Oilers matchup on Sunday night.

San Jose Sharks v Edmonton Oilers

This trip is going to be way more emotional than I thought.

So follow along with PumperNicholl and I as we do The City of Champions like it’s never been done before.

Carolina Hurricanes v Edmonton Oilers - Game 4

I don’t care if I get hit by a car… I’m getting my photo in front of this mural.

So make sure you follow us in every way possible the next few days:


And also on Vine!


And also on Vine!

And most importanly… we are using the hashtag #HereComeTheBloggers. So let’s do this, Edmonton!

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.