The Royal Half Gameday: Ottawa Senators
BEST PLAYER TO WEAR BOTH COLORS:
You are the man, Bob.
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WORST OPPOSITION FAN TO FOLLOW ON TWITTER: @Sens_adnan
FLAMES + OILERS VS KINGS POINTS UPDATE:
LooKING Back:I haven't seen Southern California come this hard after Canada since Mark Wahlberg. After humiliating Montreal last Tuesday, the LA Kings beat the Toronto Maple Leafs the next day 3-1 and did to Maple Leafs what only the LA Kings know how to do... turn their fans on Jon Bernier.
I'm not saying bernier was bad... He was excellent but if Reimer was in the net we would have won the game without a doubt.. — julia (@literallyjulia) December 12, 2013
The LA Kings are 9-1-4 since Jon Quick pulled his groin and left a game in Buffalo. And while all of us, myself probably the most, have fallen head over heels in love with Ben Scrivens... it might be time to admit that Martin Jones is the real deal.
Ben Scrivens watches highlights from Martin Jones' first 4 NHL games.
Let's just take a moment to remember how many losses Martin Jones has in his NHL career.
This is also how many wins Canada has against the LA Kings on this road trip.
#LAKings 9, Canada 1. — James Cefaly (@JCefaly) December 12, 2013
4 points out of a possible 6 so far.
WHAT WE LEARNED FROM THE PAST GAME:Drew Doughty scored his 200th NHL career point. And we also learned that apparently Nike Hockey doesn't have consent from the NHL to use its logos.
Came home to grab 2 points but left with 200. @dewyy8 pic.twitter.com/qbhGol3ABT — Nike Hockey (@NikeHockey) December 13, 2013Man... have you ever seen a photoshop that bad?
Oh... I guess you have.Drew Doughty gets his 200th NHL point in his 396th career NHL game. It took Duncan Keith 415 games to get 200 points. Are you sure you want Keith to be your #1 defenseman at the Olympics, Canada?
Ugh, the USA is screwed.
LA TOURISM BOARD:Since the last time the LA Kings faced off against the Ottawa Senators, the LA Kings are 20-5-3. Without the stellar goaltending of Craig Anderson... the Senators have been struggling and now fans are questioning their players attitudes. But I think we know the real reason why the Ottawa Senators have been playing so bad this season.
Fair warning: Do not go outside when you live in Ottawa. So cold. — emma (@emmapatriciaa) December 14, 2013
Cold day in #Ottawa. #Weather #Cold pic.twitter.com/ZBbtc6bH4E — Standing Bear (@StandingBearEnt) December 14, 2013
It is so cold in #Ottawa today. But I still got in my car and went to Tim's to get my coffee. — Catherine Hessian (@cathinott) December 14, 2013
if I hear one more complaint about how cold it is somewhere in some place that's not as cold as Ottawa. REMOVE YOURSELF — Vanessa (@Vanessaalii) December 14, 2013
You don't know cold unless you're in Ottawa today. — Josh Martin (@JoshMartin7) December 14, 2013
Ottawa = cold Not lyin — DJ K (@Nugajee) December 14, 2013
60% of my tweets during winter in Ottawa are complaints about the cold — Samantha Dicker (@SamanthaDicker) December 14, 2013
It was close to 70 degrees in LA today, so I'm confused on why you need to wear a scarf... inside— Maxwell Hayden (@maxwell_parker) December 14, 2013
Greetings from Ottawa! Holy crap it's cold here. #KingsLive indoors at 10:30 PT time. Let's get 6! pic.twitter.com/9RRiKw2wex — Patrick O'Neal (@Patrick_ONeal) December 14, 2013
As created by Jesse Cohen from All The Kings Men Podcast... The Moulson Index™ highlights an opposing player from tonights game who has the opportunity to score against his former employer, the LA Kings.
Tonight's Moulson Index Spotlight is:
JOE CORVO, DEFENSEMAN
In 4 games versus the LA Kings in his career, Joe Corvo has 0 POINTS and 2 PIM
Joe Corvo is also Greg Wyshynski's least favorite player ever.
THE ROYAL HALF KINGS WEEKLY PREVIEW OF THE DAY
Watch Kings Weekly this weekend as "Coffee With Bob" seems like the coolest thing ever...
THE ROYAL HALF GAMEDAY PREVIEW TWEET OF THE DAY
The cold does not stop Bob. Bob stops the cold.
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 and Ben Scrivens. If you like the hockey equivalent of dirty jokes or enjoy humorous screen-grabs of NHL players and broadcasters with funny captions... man, you are going to like The Royal Half. You can follow The Royal Half on Twitter at @TheRoyalHalf