Found February 25, 2012 on The Royal Half:

Game #62

66 pts, 10th in Western Conference
73 pts, 6th in Western Conference 

Season Series Tied 1-1

5:00pm (!), Staples Center
Los Angeles, CA


Blackhawks Down Low
Second City Hockey
Cheer the Anthem

They say the 3rd time is the charm, right? Or is it 3 strikes and you are out?

1) October 7th, 2011. The start of the NHL season.
2) December 12th, 2011. Terry Murray is fired as Head Coach.
3) February 23rd, 2012. Mike Richards' drinking buddy is traded to LA for Jack Johnson.

Alright boys, it's your turn to take it from here.
Let's see what you got.


Video- Jack Johnson Talks About Being A Part Of The Blue Jackets

Jeff Carter traded for Jack Johnson

The Columbus Blue Jackets have shipped forward Jeff Carter to the Los Angeles Kings for defenseman Jack Johnson and a first-round draft pick (either in 2012 or 2013). "Jeff is a proven goal scorer in our league," Kings GM Dean Lombardi said. "He brings goal-scoring abilities, speed, and at his age, he is entering the prime of his career. We also like his versatility...

Kings add Jeff Carter, send Jack Johnson to Columbus

What began earlier this week, continued late last night. Columbus sent underperforming forward Jeff Carter to Los Angeles eight months to the day that they had acquired him from Philadelphia. In exchange, Columbus adds defenseman Jack Johnson, who at 25 potentially becomes the next face of the Blue Jackets franchise. In addition, the Kings send the Blue Jackets their first round...

Howson Begins To Disassemble Columbus

With yesterday’s trade of Jeff Carter to the Los Angeles Kings for Jack Johnson and the 2012 Kings first round draft pick, the Columbus Blue Jackets have shown that they are going to sell off their assets.  I do not want to call this process a rebuild because that implies the Columbus Blue Jackets were ever built.  For a team that has never won a playoff game that is a claim...

Blue Line Buzz Sunday Edition

Both Marek Zidlicky and Jack Johnson made their respective debuts with their new teams on Sunday, albeit in losses. The two finished a combined minus-3 with no points in losses for the Devils and Blue Jackets. Zidlicky logged 5:18 on the power play and made several strong passes early in the game, but put just one puck on goal and iced the puck in the game's dying seconds...

Report: Jeff Carter Traded to Los Angeles Kings for Jack Johnson, Rick Nash Still Available

The Columbus Blue Jackets have finally gone through with the first blockbuster trade of 2012. And surprisingly enough, forward Rick Nash was not involved. As the NHL trade deadline has inched closer and closer, rumors have been streaming out from Columbus regarding their towering All-star forward, Nash. But when the phone finally rang in Columbus' war room, it was Jeff Carter...

Jackets deal Carter to Kings for Johnson, pick

COLUMBUS, OHIO (AP) - The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded center Jeff Carter to the Los Angeles Kings for defenseman Jack Johnson and a first-round draft pick in either 2012 or 2013.Carter, 27, is expected to supply some offense for the goal-starved Kings, who started Thursday night in eighth place ...

Trade Confirmed: Jeff Carter Is The Newest L.A. King

The Kings have officially traded defenseman Jack Johnson and a first round pick for Blue Jackets center Jeff Carter. Carter, who spent six seasons with the Philadelphia Flyers before being traded to the Jackets, will be reunited with his good friend and drinking buddy Mike Richards. Hopefully these two will be able to light it up like they did in Philly and bring the Kings out...

Blue Jackets Acquire D Jack Johnson and First Round Draft Pick from Los Angeles Kings for C Jeff Carter

COLUMBUS, OHIO – The Columbus Blue Jackets have acquired defenseman Jack Johnson and a first round pick in either the 2012 or 2013 Entry Draft from the Los Angeles Kings in exchange for center Jeff Carter, club Executive Vice President of Ho...

Eric Smith: Are The Kings Repeating the Blue Jackets Mistake

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Kings try to stay focused with trade deadline looming

They have acquired Jeff Carter from Columbus for Jack Johnson and have signed Willie Mitchell to a contract extension. General Manager Dean Lombardi says the Kings are "not peddling" Dustin Brown.You could never quite call it a circus-type atmosphere for the Kings at the Toyota Sports Center, not with the Lakers occupying part of the El Segundo complex.

Blue Jackets deal Carter to Kings for Johnson, pick

The Jeff Carter rumors can stop now. The Blue Jackets shipped their disgruntled star to the Kings for defenseman Jack Johnson and a first-round pick, four days before the deadline.
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