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Co-hosts Thomas Welch, Josh Hyman and an array of guests lead you through the season with a daily podcast on the reigning Stanley Cup Champions, St. Louis Blues. Game previews/recaps, line combination juggling, trade rumors, and a never ending list of entertaining and knowledgeable guests. -- you'll find it all on the Locked On Blues Podcast, part of the Locked On Podcast Network. Your team. Every day.

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1
Should the Blues Trade for Ryan McDonagh?
Josh Hyman covers the potential trade for Ryan McDonagh
19 min
2
The Avalanche are Stanley Cup Champions
Josh Hyman covers the Colorado Avalanche becoming Stanley Cup Champions
20 min
3
Answering the Blues' Biggest Offseason Questions
Josh Hyman discusses the Blues' offseason plans
23 min
4
NHL Awards Reaction
Josh Hyman reacts to the NHL awards, the Springfield Thunderbirds series, and the Stanley Cup Finals
21 min
5
1-0 Series Lead in the CALDER CUP FINALS
Josh Hyman covers the Springfield Thunderbirds and the Stanley Cup Finals
22 min
6
The Blues' AHL Team is Playing for the CHAMPION...
Josh Hyman talks Springfield Thunderbirds, Jake Neighbours, and the Stanley Cup Finals
21 min
7
The Blues' AHL Team is DOMINANT
Josh Hyman covers the playoff run of the Springfield Thunderbirds
20 min
8
The Avalanche Swept the Oilers and The Blues Sh...
Josh Hyman discusses the two conference finals series matchups
22 min
9
Addressing the Blues' Goaltending Situation
Who will be the Blues' goaltending duo next season?
23 min
10
What's Next for the St. Louis Blues?
Josh Hyman discusses Brayden Schenn, Vladimir Tarasenko, Jordan Binnington & more
24 min
11
End of an Era (Blues 2022 Season Recap)
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch discuss the Blues 3-2 loss in Game 6 to end the Blues season, where they can improve, our biggest question marks of the offseason, and say goodbye to Tommy on his final episode as co-host.
30 min
12
Mile High Mayhem (Avs Game 5 Recap)
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch break down the Blues comeback win for the ages in their 5-4 OT victory to force Game 6, what went right and how they were able to fight their way back into the game, and how they can win games 6 and 7 to keep their Stanley Cup hopes alive.
28 min
13
On the Brink of Elimination (Avs Game 4 Recap)
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch discuss the 6-3 throttling dealt to the Blues by the Avalanche, the short comings of Ville Husso, the lack of discipline from the team, the lack of scoring depth from the offense, and give their keys to bounce back strong in a win-or-go-home Game 5.
27 min
14
Nazem Kadri and Jordan Binnington Controversy (...
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch address the death threats and racist messages received by Nazem Kadri by Blues fans, the play that injured Jordan Binnington and knocked him out of the series, Water Bottle Gate, and preview Game 4 with our pick for Locked On Players of the Game.
29 min
15
St. Louis Blues vs Colorado Avalanche Enemy Ana...
Thomas Welch sits down with the hosts of Locked On Avalanche to discuss their expectations for Game 2, what each team needs to do to come out of this series victorious, weaknesses, strengths, and what we expect to see from a battle of two Central Division juggernauts.
40 min
16
Binnington Shines as the Offense Struggles (Avs...
Josh Hyman recaps Game 1's overtime loss against the Avalanche, the continued excellence of Jordan Binnington, where the Blues went wrong and adjustments they can make for Game 2.
24 min
17
Stopping Makar and MacKinnon, Keys to Victory, ...
Josh Hyman breaks down how the Blues will attempt to stop Nathan MacKinnon and Cale Makar, what the Blues will have to do to walk away with a victory, and give his Locked On Player of the Game for tonight's matchup.
23 min
18
Controlling the Avalanche
Josh Hyman breaks down the Blues 2nd round playoff matchup against the Colorado Avalanche, what the Blues will need to do to be successful, and how many aren't giving this Blues team the respect they deserve.
23 min
19
Tarasenko Playoff Hat Trick, Binnington Franchi...
Josh Hyman breaks down the Blues pivotal win in Game 5 led by Vladimir Tarasenko, Jordan Binnington becoming the winningest postseason goalie in Blues franchise history, and previews tonight's Game 6 matchup at home with Locked On Players of the Game.
22 min
20
Momentum Swings and Defensive Things (Wild Game...
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch breakdown Nick Leddy and Robert Bortuzzo's return to the lineup along with the defense's key to success, the Jordan Binnington Effect and if he can continue his momentum towards being the goalie we saw in 2019, and give our Locked On Players of the Game.
27 min
21
Back to Square One (Wild Game 3 and 4 Recaps)
Josh Hyman breaks down Games 3 and 4 of the Blues first round matchup against the Wild, the huge performances from Jordan Binnington and Jordan Kyrou in Game 3 and what to expect in this now best-of-three.
20 min
22
Regroup at Home (Wild Game 2 Recap)
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch break down the Blues 6-2 loss to the Wild in Game 2, if we're nervous, what to do about the banged up defense, and if turning to Jordan Binnington next game is the right move.
25 min
23
Run it Back, Turbo (Wild Game 2 Preview)
28 min
24
The David Perron and Ville Husso Show (Wild Gam...
Josh Hyman breaks down the Blues 4-0 victory over the Minnesota Wild in Game 1, the hat trick comeback performance by David Perron, the shutout in his playoffs debut by Ville Husso, and the Spurgeon cross check that only garnered a fine.
21 min
25
X Factor Players, Goalie Tandems, and Areas to ...
Thomas Welch and Locked On Wild's Seth Toupal dive down the rabbit hole to discuss impact players, goaltenders, and each team's Achilles heel when it comes to the St. Louis Blues vs. the Minnesota Wild in the first round of Stanley Cup Playoffs.
31 min
26
Minnesota Wild vs St. Louis Blues First Round P...
Josh Hyman and Seth Toupal preview the highly anticipated first round matchup between the Minnesota Wild and the St. Louis Blues breaking down everything from win streaks to goaltending to Tarasenko to Kaprizov to Fiala to Thomas and so much more!
34 min
27
More Wagons Than the Oregon Trail (Blues vs Avs...
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch breakdown Jon Hamm's 4 goal commentary excellence, the current state of the playoff picture and the monsters in the Eastern Conference, and preview tonight's matchup against the Avs with Locked On Players of the Game.
33 min
28
Franchise Record Point Streak and Tarasenko for...
Josh Hyman breaks down the keys to success on the Blues franchise record 16 game points streak as well as individual point streaks that come with, recaps the weekends games against the Coyotes and the Ducks, and discusses Vladimir Tarasenko's nomination for a prestigious award.
23 min
29
Bonus: Reflecting on the legacy of Montreal Can...
9 min
30
Robert Thomas the Record Breaker (Blues vs Shar...
Josh Hyman discusses the Blues 3-1 victory over the San Jose Sharks, the solidified first round matchup against the Wild, Robert Thomas' continued point streak, and previews this weekends games against the Coyotes and the Ducks.
19 min
31
Blues Finally Lose, Point Streak Stays Alive (B...
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch recap the Blues 3-2 OT loss to the Boston Bruins, discuss the fourth line identity that's starting to swell on this team, and preview Thursday's game against the San Jose Sharks.
27 min
32
Getting Healthy and Staying Wealthy (Blues vs B...
Josh Hyman discusses the return of Nick Leddy to the lineup, when we can expect to see Tyler Bozak again, and previews Tuesday's game against the Boston Bruins.
21 min
33
Certified Wagon (Blues vs Wild/Preds Recap)
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch break down the Blues victories over the Wild and the Predators, the never ending carousel of Blues players stepping up to play brilliant hockey, and what post season result would constitute this season as a "win"
21 min
34
Playoff Picture Takes Its Shape (Blues vs Wild ...
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch revisit the Ryan O'Reilly and Tage Thompson trade, preview Saturday's game against the Wild, preview Sunday's game against the Predators, and give their Locked On Players of the...Weekend?
32 min
35
Tarasenko Hat Trick, Thomas 5 Assists, Blues ar...
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch break down the Blues 6-2 victory over the Buffalo Sabres, Tarasenko's first hat trick since 2019, Robert Thomas tying the Blues single game record for assists, and ask if anyone will be able to slow down the Blues once the playoffs start.
22 min
36
Torey Krug Returns (Blues vs Bruins Recap)
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch break down the Blues 4-2 victory over the Boston Bruins, the return of Torey Krug to the lineup and his first game in TD Garden, and discuss whether or not this team is ready for playoff hockey.
27 min
37
Did Nick Leddy Fix the Blues Defense?
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch discuss the stellar play of Nick Leddy since joining the St. Louis Blues, Justin Faulk's hot streak, Torey Krug's potential return to TD Garden, and preview Tuesday's game against the Boston Bruins with Locked On Players of the Game.
29 min
38
Second Place in the Central, Return of Binnasty...
23 min
39
Is the Blues Offense Good Enough to Carry them ...
Josh Hyman breaks down the Blues high octane offense and debates the question of whether or not they're capable of carrying this team through the entire Stanley Cup Playoffs Gauntlet and bring Lord Stanley home again.
23 min
40
Seven 20 Goal Scorers and The Great Points Race
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch breakdown the Blues commanding 5-1 win over the Arizona Coyotes, the absolute excellence of the Blues offensive production this season and the history they've created, and take their picks for who will lead the Blues in goals and who will lead the Blues in points at the end of the season.
30 min
41
Are the Blues Heating Up? (Blues vs Coyotes Pre...
Josh Hyman breaks down the Blues successful Canadian road trip, the continued dialogue of Ville Husso and Jordan Binnington, and previews Monday night's game against the Arizona Coyotes.
23 min
42
4th Line Fire and a Successful Blues Defense? (...
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch break down the Blues 4-3 victory over the Canucks, the tone setting play from Nathan Walker and Alexei Toropchenko, and if the Blues defensive play is starting to look playoff ready.
24 min
43
Husso Starts Again (Blues vs Canucks Preview)
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch discuss Berube's decision to start Ville Husso again, whether or not Binnington will be traded this offseason, preview Wednesday night's game against the Canucks, and give their Locked On Players of the Game.
28 min
44
Tarasenko Reaches 500 Points (Blues vs Canucks ...
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch break down the Blues games against the Canes and Canucks, Tarasenko hitting 500 career points, whether he still wants to leave the Blues, and if #91 will hang in the rafters when its all said and done.
25 min
45
A Journey Through Space, Time, and Arrogance (B...
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch lead the listener on an expedition through a wondrous world of calm, cool, and collective thoughts while trying not to blow a gasket, recap the loss against the Flyers, address the arrogance issue, and preview Saturday's game against the Canes with Locked On Players of the Game.
35 min
46
Torey Krug Injury and Nick Leddy's Debut (Blues...
23 min
47
Has Tarasenko had a Change of Heart?
20 min
48
Welcome, Nick Leddy / Goodbye, Oskar Sundqvist ...
Thomas Welch breaks down the Blues trade deadline acquiring Nick Leddy for Oskar Sundqvist and Jake Walman and previews Tuesday's game against Alex Ovechkin and the Capitals with Locked On Players of the Game.
21 min
49
Ben Chiarot Traded to the Florida Panthers (Blu...
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch discuss the lower body injury to Tyler Bozak, trying to maximize production from the 4th line, give their LIVE reactions to the Ben Chiarot trade, and preview Thursday's game against the Penguins with Locked On Players of the Game.
26 min
50
Everything We Know Heading Into the Deadline
27 min
51
Weekend Update, Perron is Back, Chychrun Injure...
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch break down the 7-4 victory over the Preds, the 4-3 loss to the Jets, David Perron's resurgence, the Jakob Chychrun injury, and what the Blues and Flyers scouting each other could mean with the upcoming deadline.
28 min
52
The Birds and the Blues (ft. StlSportsCentral)
27 min
53
NY-Cease and Desist (Blues vs Rangers Recap)
26 min
54
An Offense Silenced and a Defense Lost (Blues v...
27 min
55
Figuring Out the 4th Line (Blues vs Senators Pr...
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch discuss the Blues recent skid through their New York road trip and what's gone wrong, callups of Mackenzie MacEachern and Alexei Toropchenko, and preview Tuesday's game against the Ottawa Senators with Locked On Players of the Game.
31 min
56
Is Robert Thomas the Blues #1 Center?
27 min
57
Cause for Concern?
Josh Hyman gives his take on what the loss to the Rangers means in the long run for this Blues team, whether they can compete with the premier teams in the league, looking forward to the rest of the March schedule, and provides updates on the podcast's new studio!
25 min
58
Getting Back in the New York Groove (Blues vs R...
22 min
59
Empire State of Mind ft. Andrew Chelney (Blues ...
Josh Hyman and Andrew Chelney preview Wednesday night's game against the New York Rangers, revisit the Buchnevich trade with each teams takeaways, and give their Locked On Players of the Game.
25 min
60
Do I Look Nervous? (Blues vs Blackhawks Recap)
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch break down the Blues 4-0 shutout victory over the Chicago Blackhawks, the resurging performance of David Perron, Justin Faulk's season as a consistent staple of this defense, and who you'd start in net for Game 1 of a playoff series right now.
27 min
61
Jordan Binnington is Back, Baby (Blues vs Flyer...
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch recap the Blues 4-1 win over the Philadelphia Flyers, the return to form of Jordan Binnington and the continued hot streak of Robert Thomas.
23 min
62
Consistently Inconsistent (St. Louis Blues vs P...
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch recap the Blues 6-3 win against the Toronto Maple Leafs, breakdown the continued inconsistencies this team has dealt with over the years, and preview Tuesday's game against the Philadelphia Flyers with Locked On Players of the Game.
25 min
63
Inexcusable, Unacceptable, and Undeniably Pathe...
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch air out all their frustrations after the St. Louis Blues 3-2 loss to the Montreal Canadiens, what this means for the team going forward, and if this team has lost its edge that got them to the Stanley Cup in 2019.
29 min
64
Ben Chiarot to the St. Louis Blues? (Blues vs C...
24 min
65
Vladimir Tarasenko and Robert Thomas Connection...
21 min
66
Kroenke Wins, Chicago Loses, Perron is Back? (B...
25 min
67
Ville Husso to the Edmonton Oilers?
Josh Hyman breaks down the St. Louis Blues disappointing 7-4 loss to the New Jersey Devils, the age old question of defense vs. goaltending, and addresses the report from Elliotte Friedman that the Oilers are interested in Ville Husso.
24 min
68
Craig Berube and Alexei Toropchenko Extensions ...
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch answer the question "Is Craig Berube the right coach to lead this team going forward?", discuss the extension of Alexei Toropchenko and what he brings to this team, preview Thursday's game against the New Jersey Devils, and give out Locked On Players of the Game.
30 min
69
Robert Bortuzzo and Logan Brown Extensions, Sco...
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch break down the Robert Bortuzzo deal and what he means to this St. Louis Blues team, the Logan Brown deal and the strides he's taken with his development, and whether or not there's cause for concern that Scott Perunovich is injured again,
27 min
70
Jordan Kyrou: Fastest Man Alive
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch breakdown the NHL's All Star Weekend in Vegas, the continued brilliance and rise to stardom of Jordan Kyrou, and whether he can become the next face of the franchise.
31 min
71
NHL All Star Game, Super Bowl, Stan Kroenke, an...
29 min
72
Sweet, Sweet Revenge (Blues vs Flames Recap)
Josh Hyman breaks down the Blues 5-1 victory over the Calgary Flames, the Blues' and Ville Husso's overall record at home this season, and dives into our mailbag to answer questions from our listeners.
23 min
73
Analyzing and Assessing the Defense (Blues vs F...
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch discuss the play of the top four defensemen for the St. Louis Blues this season, if a shakeup or an acquisition is needed, the Aaron Dell suspension and how it relates to Jordan Binnington, and preview Thursday's rematch against the Flames with Locked on Players of the Game.
24 min
74
Fire Everyone and Sell the Team
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch break down what led to the St. Louis Blues 7-1 travesty against the Calgary Flames, what the real problem with this team's current makeup is, more Husso vs. Binnington arguments, and an opportunity to bounce back against Calgary at home on Thursday night.
27 min
75
Jordan Binnington Returns to the Cage (Blues vs...
Josh Hyman recaps the St. Louis Blues 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks, discusses the importance of this game for Jordan Binnington and what the effects of this start may be, and previews tonights matchup against the Calgary Flames with his Locked On Player of the Game.
24 min
76
Pavel Buchnevich Returns and Jakob Chychrun Upd...
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch discuss the latest development in Jakob Chychrun trade talks, the return of Pavel Buchnevich, and pick their Locked On Players of the Game for tonight's game against the Seattle Kraken.
26 min
77
Ivan Barbashev and More Free Agency Pain
28 min
78
Buy or Sell on Ville Husso?
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch discuss trade speculation revolving around Blues goaltenders, Pavel Buchnevich returning to this already stacked lineup, and their reaction to the recent Locked On NHL Power Rankings.
20 min
79
44 Retired and 4 Points for Barbie and Schenn
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch recap the Blues 5-3 win over the Nashville predators, the Chris Pronger jersey retirement ceremony, the newly formed line of Schenn - O'Reilly - Barbashev, and if this Blues team finally has their core players firing.
35 min
80
Jordan Kyrou is an All-Star
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch breakdown the Blues 2-1 win over the Seattle Kraken, the homecoming of Vince Dunn, the All-Star that is Jordan Kyrou, and the comeback kids that this Blues team has proven to be.
27 min
81
Should Ville Husso Get More Starts? (Blues vs S...
Thomas Welch recaps the St. Louis Blues victory over the Washington Capitals, breaks down his thinking on where the Blues goalies stand and if there's a controversy, previews the upcoming game against the Dallas Stars, and picks his Locked On Player of the Game.
20 min
82
Colton Parayko and the #1 Defenseman
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch discuss the newest additions to the St. Louis Blues growing COVID list in David Perron, Brayden Schenn and Colton Parayko, discuss whether or not their 2-1 victory over the Dallas Stars was a turning point in the season, and preview Thursday's matchup against the Seattle Kraken with Locked On Players of the Game.
33 min
83
St. Louis Blues Stun the Dallas Stars 2-1
Josh Hyman recaps the Blues last minute 2-1 victory over a Central Division rival, discusses the newest additions to the Blues' COVID list, and dives deeper into the Jakob Chychrun to STL rumors.
28 min
84
Vladimir Tarasenko Enters COVID Protocol (Blues...
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch recap the Blues 5-3 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins, reminisce on the times the St. Louis Blues were healthy, and preview Fridays game against the Washington Capital with picks for Locked On Player of the Game.
29 min
85
Fully Healthy Lineup and Sid the Kid (Blues vs ...
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch discuss the return of Brayden Schenn and a fully healthy Blues lineup, trade talk and the Coyotes ask of Eichel-level return for Chychrun, preview Wednesday's game against SIdney Crosby and the Pittsburgh Penguins, and give their picks for Locked On Players of the Game.
27 min
86
Jordan Kyrou Makes Winter Classic History
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch breakdown the Winter Classic and Kyrou's record breaking performance, the #stlblues reliance on youth in pivotal roles, James Neal's clearance of waivers and what that could mean for the future of Logan Brown.
26 min
87
Vladimir Tarasenko and the 2022 Winter Classic
Thomas Welch discusses the Blues impressive win over the Oilers, the Kyrou-Thomas-Vladi line, the Tarasenko trade conundrum, and makes his pick for Locked On Player of the Game for the Winter Classic.
23 min
88
Connor McDavid and Offensive Firepower (Blues v...
26 min
89
Four New Cases and Familiar Returning Faces
Thomas Welch breaks down the newest members of the St. Louis Blues COVID list and the familiar faces that are set to be returning to the lineup.
22 min
90
International Affairs and the Winter Classic
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch break down the NHL decision's to cancel its plans for the Olympics, the Blues prospects competing in the World Juniors, and give their knee jerk reactions to the Blues Winter Classic game against the Minnesota Wild at Target Field.
30 min
91
Is the NHL Shuting Down Again?!
Josh Hyman and Thomas Welch discuss the Blues 4-2 loss to the Winnipeg Jets, what the league is going to do about the influx of COVID cases, and break down Ville Husso and ordan Binnington's goalie gear for the WInter Classic.
33 min
92
Stargazing through More COVID Woes
27 min
93
Jacob Chychrun to the St. Louis Blues?
Josh Hyman discusses the rise in play of goalies for the St. Louis Blues in Binnington's absence, David Perron getting closer to a lineup return, and the trade rumors revolving around Jakob Chychrun and how the Blues could make an impact player like him fit while staying cap compliant.
22 min
94
The Return of Jordan Binnington
Josh Hyman discusses the Blues 4-1 win against the Dallas Stars, the return of Jordan Binnington from COVID protocol, and the Jon Gillies trade.
23 min
95
Stars Not Needed (Blues vs Stars Preview)
Josh Hyman explores the Blues success with their AHL callups in this recent stretch of games and previews tonight's matchup against the Dallas Stars
24 min
96
Jake Allen and the Snakes in the Grass (Blues v...
Thomas Welch breaks down the Blues 4-1 win against the Montreal Canadiens, discusses the return of Jake Allen to St. Louis, and previews tonights matchup against the Anaheim Ducks with his Locked On Player of the Game.
24 min
97
Nathan Walker the Australian Magician
26 min
98
Against All Odds
28 min
99
Shorthanded and Underwhelmed
Josh Hyman voices his frustrations regarding the salary cap and COVID relief in preparation for the Blues upcoming game against the Florida Panthers.
26 min
100
The Gauntlet Continues
26 min