The Royal Half Gameday: Chicago Blackhawks Game 1

Sunday, 05.18.2014 / 10:37 AM / Los Angeles Kings | News
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The Royal Half Gameday: Chicago\r\nBlackhawks Game 1
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THE ROYAL HALF GAMEDAY PREVIEW GIF OF THE DAY 

Corey Perry Tears - The Royal Half

This might be the greatest Corey Perry-related GIF of all time.

And that's saying A LOT.

 

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ARE THE KINGS IN THE NEXT ROUND?:

Nope.

 

LooKING Back:

The Los Angeles Kings versus the Chicago Blackhawks in the Western Conference Final, you say?

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When it comes to pairing movies with a Kings-Blackhawks matchup, I prefer Die Hard 2:

When we last left the Kings-Blackhawks in the Western Conference Final... the LA Kings had decided to create a partnership with the most unfortunate motion picture tie-in of all time.

Oh, it was the end, all right.

Everyone is talking about how this particular Kings-Blackhawks matchup is more exciting since the LA Kings are not as injured as they were last year... even though Willie Mitchell and Robyn Regehr remain on the sidelines while Drew Doughty is probably playing with 3 separated shoulders. (Man up, Charlie Coyle!) Thankfully, the Chicago Blackhawks have a secret weapon when it comes to injuring marquee players in the NHL Playoffs.

If Brian Hayward were doing this game for NBCSN, he'd say Carter was selling this.

When you are a Canadian and Don Cherry calls you out... you've done something bad.

Well, at least Duncan Keith is a true professional with tons of #class when it comes to dealing with injuries of his union brothers, right? RIGHT?!?

Please just stay away from Kopitar, Duncan Keith.

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:

MICHAL HANDZUS, CENTER

In 31 games versus the LA Kings in his career, Handzus has 7 GOALS & 6 ASSISTS

 

THE ROYAL HALF GAMEDAY PREVIEW TWEET OF THE DAY

Via the LA Kings VP of Communications and Broadcasting, Michael Altieri, comes one of the greatest LA Kings photos of all time...

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. 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