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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.

Ducks, Dostal, and Dodgers!
The Ducks may return to the ice sooner than most other teams, why is that? Also, how is hockey going across the Atlantic with Lukas Dostal? Finally, a brief description of the Dodgers Watch Party at the Ravine.
24 min
WJC Schedule and Teams Announced!
First, JD talks about another team not participating in the upcoming ECHL season. The big story is the World Junior Championship schedule has been announced! Which Ducks prospects should we expect to see play in the Edmonton WJC bubble?
19 min
Doc Emrick Retires, and the Dodgers Win the Pen...
JD starts off the program by expressing his joy that the Dodgers won the pennant and are on their way to the World Series! The majority of time is spent on the news that Doc Emrick announced his retirement from announcing after decades of amazing calls. The final portion is about Doc's amazement during Game 5 of the 2007 Cup Final, and a bizarre goal that left Doc speechless.
23 min
The Case For Ryan Getzlaf, Hall of Famer?
Live from Anaheim, it's another Saturday Night episode! Tonight, JD gives plenty of reasons why Ducks captain, Ryan Getzlaf, should absolutely be a future Hockey Hall of Famer.
20 min
Tulsa's New Schedule, and Dodger Talk
The Tulsa Oilers have released a schedule for the upcoming ECHL season. Hey, with the AHL and NHL not seeing any action for the rest of the calendar year, this is all Ducks fans have to look forward to the rest of the year, so why not explore the Baby Ducks schedule? Also, the pain of being a Dodger fan is too real, and they are likely on their way out of the playoffs... again.
15 min
A New Hope for the Ducks Lineup
How should the lines shape up for the Ducks next season? How will the AHL be affected by the NHL's scheduling? Also, what is the best Star Wars film?
28 min
Which Prospects Could Play in 2020, and Sending...
In this quick episode, JD briefly talks about which Ducks' prospects could see some time in Tulsa this upcoming ECHL season with their season resuming in December. Also, a snippet of the conversation with Ross Levitan and Brandon Piller (Locked On Senators) to discuss where the newly-departed Erik Gudbranson could fit into his new surroundings.
21 min
Shattenkirk and the Next Generation of Ducks St...
First, JD congratulates the Los Angeles Lakers on winning their 17th NBA championship! Next, he talks about how some Ducks prospects will be able to play competitive hockey this calendar year. Finally, he is joined by Adam Denker (Locked On Lightning) to talk about the Lightning, and how Kevin Shattenkirk could fit perfectly with the Ducks defensive core in the next three years. Could Shatts and Drysdale be a force to be reckoned with soon?
38 min
Saturday Night Free Agent Frenzy!
On the first weekend of NHL free agency, the Ducks made a big splash by signing a Stanley Cup winning player from Tampa, and a fan favorite player is returning to Anaheim for three years! Who did the Ducks sign? How big are the contracts? How did they manage to get rid of some cap space? How does this affect the San Diego Gulls?
23 min
Complete Breakdown of Each Ducks 2020 Draft Pick
The 2020 NHL Draft has come and gone. The Anaheim Ducks made several key picks, many of them solid picks. How does the likes of Jamie Drysdale and Jacob Perrault fit into the Ducks' future? What is their upside? What is their ceiling? How about the picks from rounds 2 through 7? Also, what does the Gudbranson trade mean for the Ducks future?
49 min
A Quick 1st Round Draft Breakdown
JD gives a brief breakdown of the two first-round picks from the Anaheim Ducks, Jamie Drysdale and Jacob Perrault. Was this who the Ducks SHOULD have picked, were either of those guys expected to fall to the Ducks, and how could they fit in with the Ducks current team? What role can they possibly serve down the line?
19 min
Draft Day Preview (feat. Catherine Silverman)
Catherine Silverman (Elite Prospects) comes on the podcast to talk about all things draft, who the Ducks should take with their #6 pick, which other prospects could fall into place, where the top goalie prospect may end up... and we even poke a little good-hearted fun at Corey Perry. Finally, Catherine's daughter makes a special cameo appearance at the very end!
45 min
More Mock Draft Madness (feat. Locked On NHL ho...
The hosts from the Locked On Podcast Network return to finish our mock draft conversation about why we chose the picks we did. Also, we discuss where the first goaltender drafted may end up.
32 min
NHL Live Mock Draft (feat. Locked On NHL Hosts)
Various NHL hosts from the Locked On Podcast Network come together to have their own mock draft ahead of Tuesday's actual NHL Entry Draft. Are there any huge surprises in the top 10? Who could possibly land in Anaheim with the Ducks' #6 pick?
30 min
Friday Mailbag: Bobby Ryan, Mighty Ducks Re-cas...
It's another Friday mailbag episode! Some of the main topics at hand including the possibility of Bobby Ryan returning to the Ducks? Also, is this the Dodgers year, and who would you re-cast in the original "Mighty Ducks" trilogy??
23 min
A Personal Message for Episode 200, the Lightni...
This is the 200th episode of "Locked On Anaheim Ducks," but instead of leading off with hockey, we break from the norm to address some listener mail to get a message out there. Also, congrats to the Tampa Bay Lightning on winning the 2020 Stanley Cup. So much thanks to give after a tumultuous season.
24 min
Scorey Perry Clutch Goals Lead to a Dramatic Vi...
The Stanley Cup Final is approaching the pinnacle, and Corey Perry has been the talk of the town! After his stellar Game 4 performance, he followed that up with a spectacular Game 5 that included two goals, and a messy game-winning double overtime goal to send Ducks Twitter into a frenzy.
22 min
Fan Mailbag, and a Captain's Return Sparks the ...
First, JD talks about Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final, and why Steven Stamkos' return to the Lightning is reminiscent to... Willis Reed's return to the New York Knicks 50 years ago. Finally, it's the return of the Friday mailbag! You sent in some questions, and they get answered as best as possible!
29 min
It's Awards Season in the NHL!
All the 2020 NHL Awards were given out, and JD breaks down who won each award and why they deserved said awards. Every award from the Lady Byng, the Calder Trophy, the Willie O'Ree Award, and the Hart Trophy among others.
26 min
Stars and Lightning Battles in the Cup Final, a...
Dallas and Tampa Bay have played 2 games in the Stanley Cup Final, each of them winning once. Plus, one player's incredible journey to his first-ever NHL goal... in the Cup Final? Plus, how a former Ducks player has become that great leadership player for the Dallas Stars, and his role in a historic goal.
22 min
Stanley Cup Final Preview and Predictions (feat...
This is it! The Stanley Cup Final is upon us, and Sarah Avampato (Locked On NHL) is back for one more round! First, we break down the two conference final series that took place. Then, we make our final predictions and preview the 2020 Stanley Cup Final between the Dallas Stars and the Tampa Bay Lightning.
43 min
Lightning Strikes in Edmonton, and Which Former...
The Tampa Bay Lightning outlasted the New York Islanders to advance to the Cup Final. How did they do it? Also, which former Ducks will you be rooting for in the Cup Final?
23 min
An AHL Update in Palm Springs, and Can the Isle...
The AHL's plans to have a Palm Springs team in 2021 has been eliminated. But, a new plan has risen in Palm Desert for 2022? What does this mean for the Kraken? Plus, Gil Martin (Locked On Islanders) joins the show to preview Game 6 of the Eastern Conference Final. Does New York still have a chance to take out the Lightning? What do they need to do to overcome this series deficit?
31 min
Stanley Cup Playoff Updates, Still No COVID, an...
A quick update on both Conference Final series with the remaining four... check that... THREE teams now. Also, there are STILL no positive cases inside the bubble... and why is JD talking about baseball?
27 min
A Show About... Musicals?!? (with Sarah Avampato)
It's another "Seinfeld" type episode about nothing! First, within the smoky valleys, an ailing JD recaps a crazy overtime win for the Dallas Stars in the WCF. Then, Sarah Avampato (Locked On NHL) joins the program once again to talk about... musicals? They discuss their favorite musicals and some shows they have seen.
29 min
A "Seinfeld" Episode About Nothing... Except Mu...
Sarah Avampato is back! Instead of talking about sports... we decide to go away from the norm and talk about... music? What are our favorite concerts? Which ones had some fun travel attached, and who do we still hope to see perform?
29 min
Cow Palace! Still No COVID in the NHL Bubble, S...
JD first quickly updates the current NHL playoff situation, COVID is still not present in the NHL bubble, and shutouts galore! Finally, Sarah Avampato and JD talk more about their hockey travels, and get silly when talking about their most and least favorite minor league hockey arenas ever. Two words: COW PALACE.
32 min
Comparing Hockey Travels and Storming Through B...
Sarah Avampato joins the program once again to compare the different NHL hockey arenas both her and JD have watched a hockey game. They also swap stories about how they both got caught in blizzards and nearly missing working a hockey game!
29 min
Conference Finals Predictions! Also, Game 7 Cha...
With the 2nd round of the NHL Playoffs officially over, Sarah Avampato (Locked On NHL, LA Kings) is back to make some more predictions for both Conference Final matchups. Before they do that, they look back on the weekend of game 7 action that took place where nobody ended up blowing a 3-1 series lead. Who will they pick to win this all important round of games and why?
39 min
Game 6 Madness Leads to Game 7 Chaos!
Three teams were on the brink of being eliminated in Game 6s... and NONE of them got eliminated! The Canucks are still standing, Colorado scores an Avalanche of goals, and the Flyers stay alive! Now it's Game 7 madness over the weekend!
18 min
Two Teams Still Standing, and Louis Domingue: W...
The Philadelphia Flyers stay alive against the Islanders, and the Vancouver Canucks' young goaltender makes some California history?!? The Canucks are still standing as they are victorious against Vegas in their series. Plus, Louis Domingue continues his baking prowess in the bubble.
20 min
Good News for the Ducks, Lightning Strikes in T...
An Avalanche of goals happen in Edmonton, and with the Bruins loss in Round 2 to the Tampa Bay Lightning, the Ducks late 1st round draft pick moves up a few spots. Great news for the Ducks... horrible news for the Bruins who now have a couple big questions over the break.
19 min
A Seinfeld-Type Episode About Nothing (feat. Tr...
It's a weekend special where JD brings back Trey Matthews (Locked On Devils) to talk about... mountains, horrible children's cartoons, and Scott Stevens who is a legend to some, but a villain to others.
34 min
The NHL and Social Justice
The NHL decided to play games on Wednesday... only to reverse course and not play any games on Thursday. Was it a day late and a dollar short? Did the league ultimately make the right decision?
21 min
Memories of Kobe Bryant and the Forum (feat. Tr...
JD records this particular portion on Mamba Day, and breaks from the norm to reflect on the life of Kobe Bryant, what he meant to the community, and shares some memories with Trey Matthews (Locked On Devils) and even talk about Kobe shoes!
22 min
2nd Round Predictions and We Want More Bread Co...
Sarah Avampato (LA Kings, NHL) is back to give some more NHL playoff predictions! This time, we give our previews and predictions for Round 2 of the Stanley Cup Playoffs. Also, we discuss the kind of content we want to see from the bubbles... and bread is involved because everybody wants some bread!
46 min
Mangipagne Loves Bread, Two More Eliminations, ...
What does a wacky song have to do with the Calgary Flames? Also, two more teams leave the NHL bubble before the weekend. Could we possibly see NO hockey this weekend? How much of a travesty would that be?
18 min
What the Heck, Arizona Coyotes?!? A Nutty Elimi...
The Arizona Coyotes depart the Edmonton bubble in a disheartening fashion by giving up 7 goals for the second consecutive game. Poor Darcy Kuemper. Also, how does a former Duck indirectly get a game-winning assist... for the opponent?
21 min
Can the Arizona Coyotes Stay Alive? (feat. Cath...
After JD goes through the ongoing series in the Stanley Cup Playoffs, he is joined by guest panelist Catherine Silverman who covers the Arizona Coyotes. She comes on to talk about that series between the Avalanche and the Yotes. How much does this team rely on Darcy Kuemper, and do the Coyotes have any chance against this Stanley Cup favorite? Can they make it competitive?
27 min
Coyotes Live and Die by Darcy, and Rask leaving...
The Arizona Coyotes see a masterful performance by Darcy Kuemper over the weekend... only to see them drop a massive goal differential the following game. Plus, the Boston Bruins primary netminder leaves the team.... only 90 minutes before puck drop. Did he make the right call? Should fans just leave him alone already?
23 min
Why Ducks Fans Should Root For the Philadelphia...
First, Darcy Kuemper can't save the Arizona Coyotes in Game 1 of their series against the mighty Colorado Avalanche. Plus, Rachel Donner and Danielle Butcher (Locked On Flyers) come on the podcast to convince Anaheim Ducks fans to jump on the bandwagon and root for the favored Philadelphia Flyers. Oh, it helps that two former Ducks happen to be on the current playoff roster for the Flyers...
24 min
5 OT Madness, and a Coyotes vs Avalanche Series...
First, JD Hernandez is delirious over the 5OT game between the Lightning and Blue Jackets. Then, he brings on special guest Chris Micieli (Locked On Avalanche) to give a preview of the upcoming series between the Coyotes and Avalanche. They also give their predictions for this first round series!
36 min
Rangers Win the Draft Lottery, Toronto Loses Ag...
Phase 2 of the NHL Draft Lottery took place, and the New York Rangers won the Alexis Lafreniere sweepstakes. Also, how in the world did the Toronto Maple Leafs take another big L the day after being eliminated? Plus, some fantastic news out of the NHL that COVID hasn't entered either of the NHL bubbles.
18 min
Kachinas Advance, Friday Comeback Madness, and ...
What a wacky few days of hockey qualifiers! The Arizona Coyotes advance wearing their iconic 90s-style sweaters, the other elimination games on Friday were even crazier! Finally, Sarah Avampato (Locked On NHL, Kings) comes on again to help give some predictions for the official first round of NHL Playoff hockey.
40 min
Jacob Larsson Signs an Extension, Darcy Kuemper...
The Ducks sign Jacob Larsson to a 2-year extension. How does this affect the other Ducks UFAs? How will this affect the other recent signings? Also, Darcy Kuemper puts on an incredible performance for the Arizona Coyotes as they are one win away from advancing. Plus, JD goes over all the other Stanley Cup Qualifier nuttiness taking place in the Edmonton and Toronto bubbles.
31 min
Coyotes Fold For 59 Minutes, A Sweep Victory Fo...
Tuesday's hockey action saw the Nashville Predators play perfect hockey... for 59 minutes when the Arizona Coyotes nearly mounted a comeback. Also, the Carolina Hurricanes quickly send the Rangers packing and help create a new meme. Finally, Jared Ellis (Locked On Hurricanes) stops by again to help JD reveal their 10 song soundtracks for this year's NHL Playoffs.
42 min
A Canes Hat Trick, A Coyotes Stunner, and McDav...
Jared Ellis (Hurricanes) joins the podcast to talk about all things Canes including that amazing Andrei Svechnikov hat trick, the Coyotes and their great start, and more!
29 min
The Coyotes Stun the Preds, and Breaking Down t...
The Arizona Coyotes come out of the gates strong against the favored Nashville Predators. What did Arizona do right? Should the Preds have started Rinne instead of Saros? Also, Sarah Avampato is back once again to talk about all the other action that took place during the first weekend of actual NHL hockey, including Matt Tkachuk injuring a Jets player, Nate Thompson surprising everyone, and Justin WIlliams fighting?
29 min
The NHL Takes a Back Seat to Politics, and Our ...
Sarah Avampato joins the podcast once again to first talk about the dirty (?) hit from Ryan Reaves in an exhibition game. We then address how politics has entered the fray once again in the world of hockey. Finally, we give our official predictions in each of the eight Stanley Cup Qualifier series beginning over the weekend.
47 min
Drama in the Valley of the Sun-ny Milano's 2-Ye...
A little more information is revealed regarding the apparent quitting of former Coyotes' GM, John Chayka. Also, the Anaheim Ducks pull off another great move by signing Sonny Milano to a 2-year extension. What does this mean in he short term, and how much of a steal is this? Finally, JD goes in depth with the naming of the NHL's newest franchise, the Seattle Kraken.
24 min
Where Were the Yotes Before COVID-19 Happened, ...
In today's edition temporarily covering the Arizona Coyotes, where was the team before the COVID-19 shutdown took place? How has the Taylor Hall trade affected the team thusfar? How much different is the team with Darcy Kuemper? Also, the NHL actually did something brilliant by creating just about the perfect set of 12 exhibition games... which are also mostly rivalry games. Could that bolster ratings?
24 min
Drama Happening in Arizona, and No Positive Tes...
This podcast starts off with some great news as the NHL reports ZERO positive tests for the week of July 18-25. Can they keep this up? How many positive tests would it take to still deem this NHL Bubble idea a success? Also, there is high drama in Arizona as John Chayka resigns as GM from the Coyotes. Speaking of that team, where is this podcast temporarily headed?
20 min
Hockey Jeopardy! #7 (feat. Jason Burke, Gabriel...
Happy Opening Day in baseball! In this special version of "Locked On Hockey Jeopardy," JD emcees with three... baseball hosts as contestants?!? Yes, it's a major sports crossover with Jason Burke (Athletics), Gabrielle Starr (Red Sox), and D.C. Lundberg (Mariners) all trying their hands at some hockey trivia and helping raise money for a wonderful charity. They try to figure out such categories as the nearest NHL teams to MLB stadiums, baseball players that could have made it in hockey, and more! Oh, and all the Bo Bichette puns you can think of!
57 min
2020 NHL Award Nominees and Predictions, What's...
The NHL has finished announcing all of their major award nominees including the Calder Trophy, the Vezina Trophy, and the Hart. JD breaks down the nominees for each award and gives his predictions on them. Also, we address the short-term future of this podcast as we move forward towards the Stanley Cup Qualifiers and highlight future upcoming episodes.
26 min
Good News on COVID-19 Results, and Do Revitaliz...
The latest COVID-19 testing results were released Monday afternoon. How did the results turn out? Is this a good sign for the NHL to move forward to Phase 4? Also, D.C. Lundberg joins the podcast to talk about new projects around either existing stadiums or new stadiums. This discussion is prompted by the news that the San Diego Sports Arena may get a nice revitalization soon.
25 min
Celebrating John Gibson's Belated Birthday!
To end the week, JD celebrates John Gibson's birthday by taking a brief look back at his career, and gives his 5 favorite moments from John Gibson in the 2019-20 season. Of course, they all end up being 5 of his most spectacular (or meaningful) saves of the past year. Also, it's Disneyland's birthday; we briefly look at the impact the park has had on the city and the team.
19 min
Troy Terry Signs a New Contract, and the Allian...
The Anaheim Ducks announced the signing of Troy Terry to a 3-year deal. Is this a good signing? How does this further solidify the direction the Ducks are heading? Also, 11 teams in the area are joining forces to form "The Alliance" which aims to help inner-city youths and use sports to unite for social justice.
20 min
Which Qualifying Teams Deserve the #1 Pick? (fe...
JD is joined once again by Sarah Avampato (Locked On NHL, LA Kings) to discuss the changes to the "Return to Play" calendar, the CBA has been extended by FOUR years. What are some of the changes? Finally, the big segment of the show honored their promise of listing which of the 16 teams playing in the qualifying rounds deserved that #1 overall pick in this year's NHL draft.
45 min
The NHL's Return to Play Protocols Are Announce...
The NHL is coming back in Canada, and JD is joined by Taylor Blake Ward (Angels) to break everything down. The dates are set for the next phase to begin, and the first qualifying round games. Also, the extensive protocols for stage 3 and 4 are laid out in detail. Who will get tested every day? Who is allowed in each bubble? We attempt to answer those questions before player rosters are announced.
38 min
A Crossover Episode About Nothing! (feat. Taylo...
JD hosts this energetic (and often silly) show featuring Taylor Blake Ward (Locked on Angels) and D.C. Lundberg (Locked on Mariners). They play a little trivia, and try to provide a light during these tough times.
37 min
Hub Cities, The Mighty Ducks Film, and Who Shou...
The two hub cities were unofficially announced on Canada Day, and both of them are in Canada! Also, the Mighty Ducks film comes out on Disney+! Finally, JD has Sarah Avampato (Locked on LA Kings, NHL) join to chat about fake hockey names, and WHY the hub cities should be in Canada.
36 min
Tulsa Becomes the ECHL Affiliate, a Golden Age ...
The Tulsa Oilers officially become the Ducks' ECHL affiliate for the next 3 years, and JD continues to chat with Sarah Avampato (Locked On LA Kings, NHL) about the Hall of Fame, and if we are in a Golden Age of women's hockey in the USA.
23 min
NHL Draft Lottery Postpartum (feat. Sarah Avamp...
The fallout from the NHL Draft Lottery results are still being felt. So much so that JD and Sarah Avampato (LA Kings, NHL - Mondays) have a little fun as this was recorded immediately after the draft lottery concluded.
29 min
The Ducks' New Hire, and Trying to Explain the ...
The Ducks hire a new assistant general manager from within the franchise, JD previews the 2020 NHL Draft Lottery and tries to explain the possibilities as best as possible.
22 min
Plans For the Ponda, 2020 Hall of Fame Class An...
The Anaheim Ducks are going full steam ahead to revitalize the area around the Honda Center with a new redevelopment plan, the newest members of the Hockey Hall of Fame are announced, and JD gives a personal message about the ongoing Corona Virus pandemic.
31 min
150th Episode Crossover! (Feat. Taylor Blake Ward)
In this special crossover episode, JD is joined by Taylor Blake Ward (Angels) to talk about underrated players in hockey and baseball. Plus, they discuss the impact of COVID-19 on the NHL and where they should actually play out the rest of the season.
40 min
The AHL's "Return to Play" Task Force is Formed...
The AHL's outgoing President forms a new committee to "Return to Play." Also, the Sabres make a plethora of firings including their entire coaching staff in Rochester. Finally, the San Diego Gulls win a league-wide award for the best promotion in the league.
25 min
Bettman Speaks, and the NHL Coming to Canada?
The National Hockey League wants to play hockey in Canada. Which city should they choose? Also, Gary Bettman makes a brief statement about how the league will deal with positive COVID-19 cases.
13 min
Fan Moments, and Vegas Now a Hub City?
In this short episode, JD lists off some of the moments (or players) that made them hockey fans or when they became Ducks fans. Also, late night reports surfaced that Las Vegas will be one of the hub cities.
17 min
SPECIAL - Locked On's Black Lives Matter Roundt...
In an eye-opening discussion, Ross Jackson (Saints), Aaron Freeman (Falcons), Tony Wiggins (Jaguars), John Hickman (Texans), Chris Carter (Steelers), Keith Pompey (76ers), Coty Davis (Texans), and Your Boy Q (Raiders) come together for a special Locked On Podcast Network Black Lives Matter Roundtable. These eight Locked On hosts share their first-hand experiences as black men in America. When was the first time they clocked racism in their lives? What are the pet peeves they experience as a black man? In the wake of Geroge Floyd's killing, does this movement feel different than those of the past? What needs to happen for this moment in time to have a lasting impact on society and to result in real gains for social justice, and will these experiences change the next generation?
85 min
Miller Nominated For the Masterton, Bob Murray ...
In this super-packed episode, JD goes over some of the nominees for the NHL's Masterton Trophy. Also, Bob Murray takes a step back and clarifies some of the comments he made last week. Then, Erik Gudbranson pens a poignant letter to Sportsnet, and more on the recent new hiring in Arizona and whether they should build a new arena east of Phoenix.
37 min
Days in Ducks History, and NHL History in the D...
Several iconic Ducks moments took place this time over a decade ago. Also, the Coyotes make hockey history by announcing the first Latino team president in NHL history.
17 min
Hockey Jeopardy! #6 (Feat. Sean Woodley, Sarah ...
We're breaking out of the serious talk and having some fun playing "Locked On Hockey Jeopardy" with Sean Woodley (Raptors, NBA), Sarah Avampato (Kings... not the NBA), and Hunter Hodies (Penguins... definitely not the NBA). Jason Hernandez challenges their hockey knowledge to help raise money for a very worthy cause.
35 min
The Ducks Sign a Swede, GM Bob Murray Speaks, a...
The Ducks make a signing, Bob Murray has some words about the previous season, and more players react to the civil unrest stemming from the murder of George Floyd.
30 min
A Conversation About Racism (with Nick Hamilton)
Amid the growing racial tensions in the US, JD goes one-on-one with Nick Hamilton (AM 570, Nitefall Media) to discuss it head on. What can be done to quell racism in hockey? What about in our country? What needs to be done?
33 min
A New Team in Henderson, a Confusing NHL Draft,...
JD talks about the horrific riots happening in Minneapolis, how it impacts hockey, and how riots affected sports in the past. Also, the Henderson Silver Knights are born, and Sarah Avampato (Locked on NHL) tries to make sense of this year's modified NHL Draft.
37 min
How Will the NHL's Modified Playoff Look? (feat...
Sarah Avampato (Locked On NHL) returns to talk with JD about their choices for who should be the two "hub cities." They also go over the NHL's playoff format for the 24 teams still playing... that do not include any California teams. Cue the sad trombone...
31 min
The NHL Proposal to Return to Play Becomes Offi...
The NHL officially puts out a multi-layered proposal to resume play. Sarah Avampato (Locked on NHL) joins to give their opinion on hockey returning, and JD goes over some of the points about player safety. Is this testing adequate?
29 min
What if the 2004 Lockout Never Happened?
JD explores what would have happened if the NHL lockout of 2004 never happened. Would there still be a hockey team in Anaheim?
36 min
The Latest Playoff Proposal, and What If... Sam...
The NHL is thinking about a 24-team playoff... which doesn't include California at all. Plus, JD looks at today's "What If" scenario with the 2015 Western Conference Finals... what if Sami Vatanen doesn't hit the post in game 2 and wins it?
28 min
What If... the Mighty Ducks Had Won In 2003? Wo...
JD kicks off this week of "What If" scenarios about the Mighty Ducks of Anaheim. What if the Mighty Ducks won Game 7 of the 2003 Stanley Cup Final over the Devils? Would that have changed their future? What if Paul Kariya would have stuck around with Anaheim?
19 min
More On the Recent Signings, Who Could Be Sayin...
JD goes over all the recent signings by the Ducks, how that affects the team the next season... and the season after that! Who is expected to leave for greener pastures for the 2020-21 season?
20 min
AHL Season Canceled, Plus Two New Re-Signings
JD starts this melancholy podcast by discussing the two latest signing extensions of Brendan Guhle and Sam Carrick. However, the big news of the week is that the AHL season and Calder Cup Playoffs have officially been canceled for 2020.
30 min
Looking Back at the Mighty Ducks' First Playoff...
JD talks about the 1997 Mighty Ducks' playoff series win over the Phoenix Coyotes, and then how they hung tough with the eventual Cup champion, Detroit Red Wings. Also, we hear from Kyle Palmieri as he looks back fondly on his Anaheim days.
21 min
The Ducks Re-Sign Two Key D-Men, and Addressing...
The Anaheim Ducks made a couple moves by re-signing Jani Hakanpaa and Christian Djoos to one-year extensions. JD breaks down those re-signings as well as talking about the comments made by Brendan Leipsic and others.
25 min
The NHL Drops a Drafty Memo, and Looking Back a...
On this Cinco de Mayo, JD mulls over the memo sent out to all NHL teams regarding this year's NHL virtual draft and how it affects the Ducks. Plus, a look back at the 1997 Mighty Ducks in their first-ever playoff appearance.
27 min
Hockey Jeopardy! Pt. 5 (Feat. Laura Saba, Sarah...
It's Ladies' Night for "Hockey Jeopardy!" JD tries to keep his composure with Laura Saba (Canadiens), Sarah Avampato (Kings, NHL), and Rachel Donner (Flyers) playing for charity on this MAY DAY episode.
36 min
The 2007 Stanley Cup Champion, Anaheim Ducks
JD looks back at games 3-5 of the 2007 Cup Final, and the coronation of the first Stanley Cup champion in the state of California.
27 min
Ryan Miller Possibly Staying, and Looking Back ...
Ryan Miller did an NBC-SN interview from home, and indicated he wouldn't rule out one more year. Plus, we look back at the 2007 Stanley Cup Final.
21 min
More Memorable #%&?! Moments From "Locked On Du...
JD looks back at some hilarious and sing-songy moments from this very podcast! The bleeps are taken out, the audio is raw. Oh boy.
27 min
Some Memorable Gulls Highlights From 2019-2020
JD looks back at some great moments from the minors including those awesome 80s jerseys, All-Star Weekend in Ontario, and Kiefer's weird hat trick.
21 min
Great Moments From This Season (and This Podcast)
In our week of looking back at the best moments for the Ducks in 2019-20, we play some clips and look back at some fun moments!
30 min
Memories of Colby Cave and the 2003 Cup Final
JD talks about the unfortunate passing of Colby Cave, and remembers the 2003 Stanley Cup Final
32 min
Some Memories of the 2003 Season
We look back at some more classic hockey shown on Prime Ticket, part of that 2003 season, and some news...
26 min
Memories of the Ducks/Kings Rivalry
SoCal fans have the privilege of watching some classic Kings/Ducks games from the previous three decades. How much fun were those games? What other games should FSW and Prime Ticket show?
24 min
Underrated Ducks, News, Notes, and Playing Memo...
After a long break, Taylor Blake Ward joins to reminisce about some older Ducks, and why he kicked someone in the crotch at the Pond!
35 min
An Update on "Locked On Ducks" (Week of 3/30)
2 min
No Lottery, No Draft... Would a Modified Playof...
JD Hernandez discusses the feasibility (or lack thereof) of a modified playoff for the #1 pick in the 2020 NHL Draft.
15 min
Let's Talk About Prospects!
JD Hernandez goes over a couple of the possible prospects the Ducks could go after in the upcoming NHL Draft.
23 min
Gulls Talk: Short-Handed Glory
JD finally talks about the Gulls last four games before the AHL pause, and what worked for them in the penalty kill.
28 min