5th in Western Conference
ST. LOUIS BLUES
4th in Western Conference
Kings Won Regular Season Series 3-0
Kings Lead Playoff Series 3-2
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The NHL Playoffs are fantastic because it seems like each year something new emerges out of nowhere that fans adore and cheer for. During this 2013 post-season, that special new something has never been so easy to spot.
The Animated GIF!!!
For people who don't know (my parents)... an animated GIF, or Graphics Interchange Format, is an image format used on the World Wide Web that was introduced by CompuServe in 1987
. You all remember CompuServe, right?
Boy the internet sure hasn't changed one bit, has it?
Still confused? Watch this video to learn more:
Seriously, how is there not a restaurant in Silicon Valley called The Address Bar?
Miss you, Tom Hickey.
Sometimes GIFs are really funny...
...but sometimes they remind us of a dark time in our lives.
Presenting.... the Top 5 GIFs of the Kings-Blues Series So Far!!!
1) JONATHAN QUICK
2) DREW DOUGHTY AND DAVID PERRON
3) BARRET JACKMAN
2) JADEN SCHWARTZ'S UNBREAKABLE STICK
1) JUSTIN WILLIAMS BEING JUSTIN WILLIAMS
This is also Justin Williams' reaction to being interviewed by Mark Spector.
GIFs are so much fun that sometimes they just make me want to dance.
I can think of one person that might disapprove of Darryl Sutter's behavior.
THE ROYAL HALF GAMEDAY PREVIEW TWEET OF THE DAY
From LA Kings fan, @JessWhy
... on the local news' amazing attention to detail...
In case you are wondering... NBC 4 is the channel in LA
that airs nationally televised hockey games.
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 and Jonathan Quick. 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