<p>Welcome to the "Locked on Ducks Podcast," your daily stop for Orange County's favorite hockey team, the Anaheim Ducks. Hosted by Jason "J.D." Hernandez, we enter a new era of Ducks hockey as Dallas Eakins enters the fray as the new head coach. Gain some insight into your Ducks with special guests, a weekly look into their minor league team, the San Diego Gulls, and much more while enjoying that beautiful SoCal weather. Locked on Ducks is part of the Locked on Podcast Network.</p>
The Gulls swept the Ontario Reign last weekend, and have won 7 of their last 8 games. How have they done it? JD breaks down some stats to back up their turnaround in November.
Baby Names, Canucks, Guilty Pleasures, and More...
Coming in from across Katella, Taylor Blake Ward joins in to talk about... a plethora of topics including Derek Grant's possibilities for baby names, the Canucks, and who our guilty pleasure music and TV shows are.
A Spittake In D.C. (feat. Nikki Giordano)
Tempers flared in our nation's capital, and Nikki Giordano (Locked on Caps, PUCKerUp) joins JD to talk about the melee that took place, including the spit from Garnet Hathaway.
Granting a Hat Trick
Derek Grant nets his first NHL hat trick in St Louis... with a little help from his friends.
A Powerless Play In Anaheim
The Ducks finish their home stand with a couple losses... and an abysmal power play.
The Gulls Sink the Barracuda... Twice
On this edition of "Locked on Gulls," San Diego gets 3 wins in six days, including two against the San Jose Barracuda, and a record breaking night in San Diego.
Jeopardy! Special (Feat. Laura Saba, Kyle Demet...
In this special episode, JD hosts a round of "Hockey Jeopardy!" featuring three Locked On hosts as contestants. Together, they are helping raise money towards cancer research. #WeLoveYouAlex
Red Wings, Disney Plus, and Jeopardy!
JD has a short preview of the game versus Detroit, a talk about the Mighty Ducks series, and Alex Trebek and Jeopardy!
McDavid Mastery in Anaheim, and Don Cherry Fired
Connor McDavid and the Oilers top line came into Anaheim and destroyed the Ducks. Also, some thoughts on the termination of Don Cherry.
TGiF: Powerless Plays and Top Scoring Lines
JD closes out the week looking over some power play notes, and where scoring can come from...
Gulls Sweeping the Eagles for the Military
In this week's "Locked on Gulls" show, San Diego finally gets a W, and then another one. Have they turned a corner?
Hispanics and Hockey, and Not So Wild
The Ducks lose a tough one against Minnesota, and JD Hernandez puts out a commentary piece on how hockey can expand into the largely untapped Hispanic market.
Celebrating Getzlaf's 1000th Game
Looking back at the incredible career of Ducks' captain, Ryan Getzlaf.
¡Dia del Capitan! (feat. Jesus Zarate)
Special guest, Jesus Zarate, was the color commentator for the Ducks' memorable "Dia de los Muertos" OT win against the Canucks. He joins JD for a segment on this special episode, as he also discusses both games over the weekend.
October in Review (Plus 3 Stars)
J.D. gives his three stars of the month, goes over some injuries around the league, and previews the weekend ahead.
Gulls Get Reign'ed On
To put it lightly, the San Diego Gulls are struggling on the ice...
A 7-goal Landing Against the Jets
The Ducks put up a 7-spot on the Winnipeg Jets to start a 7-game home stand. Seven, Seven... Seven.
Halloween Costumes and Home Sweet Home
The Ducks begin their longest home stand of the season, and Jason Hernandez gives some ideas for costumes this Halloween.
Injuries and the Gudbranson Trade
Two key injuries to the Ducks spurred on an early season trade with Pittsburgh. Will Gudbranson be a good fit? Also, the Ducks finish their road trip through the Midwest.
Gulls Home Opener, and a Near-NHL History
On this edition of "Locked on Gulls," San Diego has their home opener, and how the NHL could have landed in San Diego four decades ago.
Smashed in the 'Ville
Oof... the Ducks don't love it, they don't want some more of it.
Looking Ahead to the Central, Y'all
Hey now! The Ducks embark on a 4-game road trip to the Central Division and Vegas. What do the Ducks need to do to get at least 4 points on this roadie? JD breaks down each matchup.
A Storm Surge is Stopped
A look into the previous two games at home, and what the Ducks need to do in order to maintain their position in the standings.
Going Into the Weekend
A look ahead to the two weekend games at the Ponda, and a quick look around the NHL.
Hat Trick Origins and Ducks' Lines (feat. Taylo...
Taylor Blake Ward comes by to visit and talk about the previous night's tilt against the Buffalo Sabres. Also, Jason Hernandez brings back the fedora talk to discuss the origins of the "hat trick" in hockey.
A Look at the Gulls and a Willie O' Ree Tribute
Yesterday was Willie O' Ree's birthday, so Jason spends a few minutes talking about the barrier-breaking hockey player and his time in San Diego.
Too Much Pasta (featuring Taylor Blake Ward)
The Ducks leave Boston after David Pastrnak put up 4 goals against them. Also, Taylor Blake Ward from "Locked on Angels" joins me to talk hockey, who we think are the best Sharks and Ducks players ever, Swedes, and suits.
Going Into Beantown (featuring Ian McLaren)
After quickly recapping the Ducks' win in Columbus, Jason is joined by Ian McLaren from "Locked on Bruins" to preview the Monday morning tilt between two 4-1 teams in Boston.
Blowing Into Pittsburgh
On this windy day, we look at the Ducks' first loss of the season.
Locked on... Gulls? Another Trip Down the Farm
This week's look at the San Diego Gulls includes a recap of their one game, surfing, and a beginning look into their history.
Going Into the Motor City
The Ducks get their third victory in a row to start the season, but can they sustain this pace for long?
On the Holiday Road...
We look ahead to the Ducks upcoming 4-game road trip, some news and notes, and wish Josh Manson a happy birthday!
Ducks Over Short-Handed Sharks
A look back at the Ducks victory over the Sharks...
Victories, Fedoras, and Orange Carpets
The Anaheim Ducks finally play a game that counts. Plus, Jason goes off on a tangent about vintage style. All this and more on today's episode of "Locked on Ducks"
Predictions, Milestones, and Sweaters
Jason Hernandez makes some predictions for the upcoming NHL season, some bold... some not-as-bold. Also, milestones and 90s hockey sweaters are brought up on this edition of "Locked on Ducks"
A Look Inside the Rosters... Finally
On today's podcast, the Anaheim Ducks finally released their Opening Day roster. The entire roster is broken down with a look at prospective lines. Also, an inspiring story to close out the show.
First Look Down the Farm with the Gulls
A brief look into the San Diego Gulls, some of their players, and their tilt at the Pond Monday night.
Season Premiere: A Look Ahead
It's the official premiere episode of "Locked on Ducks" as we provide daily content for the Anaheim Ducks. Host Jason Hernandez previews the upcoming season, and looks at the roster... for now...
Welcome to the Podcast! (A Preview of Locked On...
This is a preview of the upcoming "Locked On Ducks" podcast covering the NHL's Anaheim Ducks. Hosted by Jason "JD" Hernandez, daily episodes will begin on September 30th.