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Welcome to the "Locked On Anaheim Ducks Podcast," your daily stop for Orange County's favorite hockey team, the Anaheim Ducks. Hosted by Jason "J.D." Hernandez, we are seeing a new age of Ducks hockey with Greg Cronin as the new coach, and a slew of talented prospects ready to take the hockey world by storm. Follow along with special guests, a weekly look into the Ducks' AHL affiliate, the San Diego Gulls, and much more while enjoying some beautiful SoCal weather... and excellent food. Locked On Ducks is part of the Locked On Podcast Network.

Allow Me To Re-Introduce Myself, and Ducks Clai...
Welcome to the first simulcast of "Locked On Ducks." JD Hernandez introduces himself for the YouTube crowd, and gives a little background on his life growing up as a young sports fan in SoCal. Next, McDavid leads the Oilers to the Western Conference Finals... and this helps out the Ducks! What are some names Anaheim should be looking at with that 22nd pick?
31 min
Top 3 Gulls Moments of 2021-22, and Goodbye, St...
It's the final "Locked On Gulls" podcast of the season, and JD Hernandez looks back at his top 3 Gulls moments of the season. We had eye-popping goals, heart-warming moments and more! Also, JD talks about the confirmed news that the Stockton Heat will be no more after this postseason. Also, does this mean another Canadian NHL team might make a similar move?
40 min
Here We Go Again, and Corey Perry Thoughts
JD Hernandez opens the show with another message to everyone in regards to the horrific events in Texas. Also, how is Corey Perry still producing in the twilight of his career? Finally, how in the world is Perry possibly going to the Cup Final for the 3rd year in a row?
27 min
We Need to Talk About It Again
JD Hernandez addresses the huge elephant in the hockey room. Racism rears its ugly head once again, but this time during an important Western Conference playoff series. Could this all have been prevented, and who was the most out of line?
31 min
Eight Former Ducks Still On the Quest for Lord ...
Now that we're in the Conference Semifinals, there are only eight (8) former Ducks still on playoff rosters. Which former Ducks players are most likely to raise the Cup. More important, which former Ducks are most deserving of raising the Stanley Cup? JD Hernandez looks at the remaining players, and tries to answer those questions.
29 min
Which Prospects Are Still Making a Difference?
There are still some Ducks prospects to keep an eye on! Who should we keep track of this coming weekend? Which players might take home a championship in juniors? Also, which prospect had a rough month? Finally, JD Hernandez talks a little bit about the recent changes in San Diego, and what position the Gulls will have to address the most.
29 min
So there are plenty of fans that think Trevor Zegras isn't worthy of winning the Calder Trophy. There are even a few fans who think he shouldn't even been nominated. JD Hernandez talks about why Zegras not only deserves to be nominated, but should win the award. Also, he addresses the AHL's latest news about a team in California moving away, and why hockey here in SoCal is NOT a bad idea.
37 min
Joel Bouchard Out As the Gulls Coach
26 min
Anaheim Secures the 10th Pick, and Zegras For C...
The Anaheim Ducks entered the NHL Draft Lottery with the 10th best odds to move up... and that's exactly where they wound up. JD Hernandez explores some early names that the Ducks could explore with that 10th selection. Also, what will it take for the voters to choose Trevor Zegras as the Calder Trophy winner?
25 min
San Diego Gulls Swept In 2 in Ontario
T.J. Tynan sealed the fate of the San Diego Gulls in a dramatic overtime victory for Ontario. JD Hernandez breaks down the game action, and how some self-inflicted mistakes ultimately cost the Ducks' AHL affiliate. Which players stood out the most, and who didn't have the best two-game series? Finally, what's next for some of these young prospects?
35 min
Olen Zellweger Makes His Pro Debut... In a Play...
The San Diego Gulls began their quest for the Calder Cup on Wednesday night. Joining the team was the Ducks' 2021 2nd round pick, Olen Zellweger. However, the Ontario Reign were victorious in game 1 of their opening series. JD Hernandez breaks down game 1, looks at what was the Achilles' heel, and looks at Zellweger's overall game.
28 min
Talking About Tom Hodges, and a Tribute to Dais...
In this special return to the podcast, JD Hernandez talks a little bit about Tom Hodges, and Olen Zellweger joins the San Diego Gulls for their short series against the Ontario Reign. Finally, JD gives a touching, heartfelt tribute to Daisy, the dog.
22 min
Bonus: Reflecting on the legacy of Montreal Can...
9 min
Death, Taxes, and Kempe Scoring On John Gibson
Adrian Kempe did it again. He scored yet another key goal on John Gibson. JD Hernandez talks about round 3 of the Freeway Face-Off against the Kings, and how Kempe continues to stay in Gibson's nightmares. Meanwhile, Jonathan Quick went back to his Conn Smythe form with a stellar performance and earning the much-needed W for Los Angeles.
26 min
Three Stars, and It's Time to Face the Kings! (...
JD Hernandez begins the program giving out his Three Ducks' Stars! Troy Terry continues his hot play and looks to continue that against the Los Angeles Kings. Sarah Avampato once again joins the program to talk about both teams... and they both talk about the comments made about Trevor Zegras. Also, what does the injury situation look like for the Kings? Finally, what will their predictions be?
41 min
A Milestone Night In Anaheim Leads to a Ducks V...
The Anaheim Ducks put on a high-octane performance against the Columbus Blue Jackets with some key players hitting milestones. JD Hernandez talks about which players shined, and who had multiple attempts at a hat trick throughout the game? Also, JD mentions the comments made by Dallas Eakins about Trevor Zegras. Finally, Pat Verbeek talked after the game briefly about Getzlaf and the future of the Ducks.
31 min
Ryan Getzlaf and Corey Perry Together One Final...
The Anaheim Ducks' final game of the road trip had a plethora of emotions. From the Lightning scoring a game-tying goal with seconds left, to the Lightning getting TWO goals overturned (one in overtime), JD Hernandez breaks down the silliness that took place. Also, we dive into the long and wonderful friendship between Corey Perry and Ryan Getzlaf as they share the ice one final time.
26 min
The Gulls and Reign Battle in a Playoff Preview...
The San Diego Gulls enter this 3-game set against their biggest rival, the Ontario Reign on a losing skid. How did the Gulls fare against the top power play unit in the AHL? JD Hernandez and Sarah Avampato break down the first of this trio of games, take a deep dive into some possibly historic stats, and what to look forward in the coming games. Is this a possible playoff preview, and how would that series go?
36 min
A Historic Performance For John Gibson Comes Up...
The Anaheim Ducks nearly pulled off a huge upset against the Eastern Conference-leading Florida Panthers and their 55 shots. John Gibson was spectacular in net, but it wasn't enough. JD Hernandez talks about the historic performance, and how this ranks among his best performances of the season. Also, more on Dallas Eakins' 4th year option being picked up by the Ducks.
31 min
Dallas Eakins Is Back For Another Year, Ducks/P...
What is the state of the Anaheim Ducks with coach Dallas Eakins returning for another season? It's a crossover special as JD Hernandez is joined by Armando Velez (Locked On Panthers) to talk about it. Also, how in the world are the Florida Panthers pulling off all these incredible comebacks? Finally, what does the future hold for the Ducks, and what about some predictions?
38 min
Mathematically Eliminated From the Playoffs Aga...
For the 4th consecutive season, the Anaheim Ducks are officially ending their season without seeing any playoff action. JD Hernandez talks about the elimination, and if there is any hope in the near future. Also, the Ducks shine in Philly, and JD gives his Ducks 3 Stars of the Week!
30 min
Zegras' Skills On Display Again, and Getzlaf & ...
Trevor Zegras continues to dazzle the crowds with his highlight reel goals. His latest act came in a loss to the division-leading Calgary Flames. JD Hernandez talks about who NEEDS to be on a line with Z. Also, it's officially tank season in Anaheim as the Ducks are getting closer to being mathematically eliminated. Finally, Corey Perry had some heartfelt words about his best friend, Ryan Getzlaf.
24 min
Gulls Play Some Wild Hockey, and Future Gulls i...
First, JD Hernandez recaps the two games against the Minnesota Wild, and some brilliant play from the young guys. Then, it's a squadcast as Erica Ayala (Locked On Kraken), Sarah Avampato (Locked On LA Kings), and Kelly Schultz (PHF) preview the Frozen Four, and highlight the Minnesota Golden Gophers as they have Kings and Ducks prospects playing this weekend. The future is looking bright for the Ducks franchise, and these young kids are leading the way.
34 min
It's Really Time to Give John Gibson a Break
So what should be the Ducks' goaltending plan for the rest of this season? JD Hernandez discusses the possible plan for Gibby moving forward, and why there should be a couple specific games that he should start. Also, JD brings some advanced stats to the program detailing the extreme highs and lows of Gibson's season.
28 min
Ryan Getzlaf Retiring At Season's End
The long, illustrious career of longtime Ducks captain, Ryan Getzlaf, is coming to a conclusion later this month. JD Hernandez talks about the news that broke early Tuesday morning. Is Getzy a future Hall of Famer? Plus, JD looks back at some of the best moments in Ryan's career, both on and off the ice. Finally, JD briefly talks about the press conference that took place at Honda Center, and gives out his 3 Ducks stars of the last week.
27 min