5th in Western Conference
SAN JOSE SHARKS
6th in Western Conference
7:30pm, Staples Center
Los Angeles, CA
BEST CALIFORNIA TEAM TO WIN THE STANLEY CUP:
ONLY CALIFORNIA TEAM TO NEVER WIN THE STANLEY CUP:
BEST OPPOSITION FAN TO FOLLOW ON TWITTER:
THE CALGARY FLAMES VS JEFF CARTER POINTS UPDATE:
Jeff Carter has 8 Game Winning Goals this season.
The Calgary Flames have won 19 games this season.
ARE THE LA KINGS IN THE PLAYOFFS?
LA KINGS PLAYOFF SEED WATCH:
If the KINGS win and the BLUES lose, the KINGS clinch the 4th Seed.
If the BLUES win they clinch the 4th Seed and then the winner of KINGS-SHARKS takes 5th.
If Lumbus... oh forget it, just read this.
Well, the 2013 regular season has come to an end. For Los Angeles Kings fans, the last home game of the season is always an exciting event
. But the moment that all fans wait for is the announcement of the Team Awards. In the past, such esteemed players as Dimitri Khristich and Steven Finn have received a LA Kings Team Award. It truly is one honor that lasts a lifetime.
2003-04 Most Popular Player
as voted by LA Kings fans. Seriously.
Let's take a look at the winners of the 2013 Los Angeles Kings Team Awards!
BEST DEFENSIVE PLAYER - Jim "Poorman" Trenton
BEST NEWCOMER - LA Kings Brasil
First seen upon the pages of these here GAMEDAY PREVIEWS
... the LA Kings Brasil Twitter Account
thrust himself onto the scene as the must-read resource for all things Los Angeles Kings and South America. And he then parlayed this new attention into constantly asking people on Twitter to follow him.
MOST POPULAR PLAYER - Jarret Stoll
I'm sorry... this should read "Most Popular Playa."
That also wears powder
MOST INSPIRATIONAL PLAYERS - Team TRH
I promised Mess I wouldn't do this.
And a special thanks to Pat Donahue
and Dewayne Hankins
. Not just for making #Lumbus a thing
... but for pushing me to write these GAMEDAY PREVIEWS all half season long. Now, it's time for the playoffs. So let's win it all... again.
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