Kings Weekly preview: Mike Scully on Lisa on Ice, amazing talk with Pete Demers - LA Kings Insider

Insiders! There is such a great episode of Kings Weekly coming up tonight that a preview receives its own post.

In this episode, not only will Simpsons producer, writer and former showrunner Mike Scully, who penned the famous Lisa on Ice episode, speak about his Kings fandom and share many of the details that led to jokes and plot lines from Lisa on Ice, but he also reminisces about one particularly pugilistic Springfield Kings night in the AHL. Pete Demers joins to share the details about how he had to be bailed out of jail after the fracas got out of hand.

A run down, courtesy of Jack Wilson, who did an excellent job putting this episode together:

-Mike Scully: The producer and writer on The Simpsons visits Kings practice to share stories of the AHL’s old Springfield Kings with former trainer Pete Demers. Plus, Jon Rosen tags along with Scully to tour the Simpsons production offices, and talk about the infamous

-Kopitar, The Horse: Longtime Kings fan, and managing partner of Little Red Feather Racing Club, Gary Fenton introduces us to Kopitar … THE HORSE. And we were there for Kopitar’s first race ever.

-The St. Cloud State Kings:
Patrick O’Neal visits with two current Kings players and a member of the Kings staff, who were teammates on St. Cloud State’s 2013 Frozen Four team, to talk about how the bonds formed then carry through to today.

Previews!

Bonus Audio!

Jack Wilson joined Jesse Cohen on Kings Men Podcast to discuss putting this episode of Kings Weekly together.

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Born: September 13, 1996
Birthplace: Kramfors, SWE
Position: LW
Handedness: Left

Bio

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Born: August 24, 1987
Birthplace: Jesenice, SVN
Position: C
Handedness: Left

Bio

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Born: December 8, 1989
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Handedness: Right

Bio

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Born: January 1, 1985
Birthplace: London, ON, CAN
Position: C
Handedness: Right

Bio

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Born: January 21, 1986
Birthplace: Milford, CT, USA
Position: G
Handedness: Left

Bio

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