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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.

Trevor Zegras With Another Highlight Goal, and ...
Over the weekend, Trevor Zegras pulled off another "Michigan" goal, this one more impressive than the last one against the Coyotes. JD Hernandez talks about the Anaheim Ducks finally breaking their long losing streak, and the amazing play of Trevor Zegras. Then, we address the ugly Jay Beagle fracas that took place at the end of the game, and all the controversy surrounding it, including the lack of action from the league, Tyson Nash's comments, and the recent history between the Ducks and Coyotes.
35 min
Eleven Straight Losses for the Ducks, and In-Fi...
The Once-Mighty Ducks have fallen for their 11th consecutive loss, one away from the franchise record. Sarah Avampato, who has always hosted this podcast, breaks down Thursday's game. Then, we take a look at some Ducks stats since the All-Star break again. We then travel down to talk smack about the Coyotes and their woes. Finally, there is tension in the locker room as Sarah gives her take on the Zegras/Lettieri nonsense.
27 min
Alex Limoges Is Playing On Another Level and Ge...
The San Diego Gulls are rolling right now. They continue their point streak against the top two teams in the Pacific Division. JD Hernandez breaks down both games, and talks about a special pre-game moment for Alex Limoges. Jacob Perreault is still playing lights out for the Gulls... and Alex Limoges is named the AHL's Player of the Week!
28 min
Poor John Gibson Tried To Prevent a 10th Consec...
John Gibson played out of his mind Tuesday night against the Dallas Stars. Unfortunately, he couldn't do it by himself as the Anaheim Ducks fell for the 10th straight time. It might really be time to give Gibson a bit of a breather... especially looking at his stats after the All-Star break. JD Hernandez also talks about Troy Terry again, and how historically bad this losing streak is.
26 min
Ducks/Stars Crossover, Previewing The Upcoming ...
With a two-game set of games coming up against the Dallas Stars at the Pond, JD Hernandez brings along Dane Lewis (Locked On Dallas Stars) to preview this set of games. JD and Dane talk about their respective teams, and what to look for in these games. What will it take for the Stars to get in the playoffs? Finally, JD and Dane talk about jerseys... and a particular jersey that both have!
40 min
9 Straight Losses, and 3 Stars of the Week
The Anaheim Ducks' current losing streak has now reached 9 games. What looked to be promising turned south very quickly thanks to a Timo Meier hat trick at the Shark Tank. JD Hernandez breaks down what went wrong, and then gives out his 3 Stars of the Week. Former San Diego Gulls captain, Sam Carrick, gets some love on this episode!
24 min
Eight Consecutive Losses... Let's Look Ahead to...
The Anaheim Ducks lose for the 8th straight time to the Chicago Blackhawks, and it might not get any better. JD Hernandez looks at the abysmal state of the team since the All-Star break. Also, there are 16 games (likely) left in the Dallas Eakins era, and it's not too early to look ahead! JD explores the possible BIG free agency Summer the Ducks could have with their immense cap space... and some UFA targets the Ducks could (and should) go after.
31 min
The Gulls Are Streaking, and the Jacob Perreaul...
It's Gulls Thursday, and JD Hernandez breaks down the 4 Gulls games from the previous week. San Diego was already riding a winning streak, and it continued against the Henderson Silver Knights who were forced to start a 3rd string goalie against the hot Gulls. Alex Limoges scored a hat trick in the final game of the week... but it was all about Jacob Perreault who is looking impressive in his time down in the AHL. JD finishes the show asking if Perreault would be better off staying the whole time in SD, or is it okay to bring up Jacob for a handful of games?
36 min
Trade With Vegas Voided! What Does This Mean?
Now that the Evgenii Dadonov trade has officially been voided by the NHL, we explore what this means for both the Ducks and the Golden Knights. JD Hernandez tries to reason out why this trade was negated, and then gives options for VGK to get out of their own salary cap nightmare.
26 min
Trade... Or No Trade? The Dadonov Era Ends Befo...
The Anaheim Ducks made some trades... but the trade with Vegas could soon be voided because of a measly no-trade list. JD Hernandez tries his hardest to explain how it happened, and what this means to both the Ducks and Golden Knights, and what happens with Evgenii Dadonov. Also, Derek Grant busts out with a big game, and Troy Terry reaches a milestone!
27 min
Trade Deadline Madness!
First, JD Hernandez thanks all the listeners and followers for their endless support through a draining weekend. With that said, the Ducks' final game before the trade deadline went as expected... a shutout loss to the Florida Panthers. Multiple players were held out, and were later traded. The Anaheim Ducks traded away Hampus Lindholm, Nic Deslauriers, and Rickard Rakell among others... and they got back a wealth of picks for the next three years. Let the rebuilding commence.
30 min
The Ducks Are About to Look Very Different
With the NHL's trade deadline fast approaching, JD Hernandez talks about the one trade that has already been made and focuses on the remaining games in this season. Also, which players are next to go, and which teams are targeting the Ducks' pending UFAs?
22 min
A Perfect Week for the Gulls, and Reinforcement...
JD Hernandez talks about the recent Ducks trade and what that means for the San Diego Gulls. Drew Helleson could be coming to San Diego very soon. There have been other players that have also signed ATOs and went on to success. Also, the Gulls get back-to-back shutouts, and stifles the Silver Knights' offense thanks to the brilliance of Lukas Dostal.
34 min
Winless In the East, and What To Do With John G...
The Anaheim Ducks conclude their east coast road trip with an overtime loss to the New York Rangers... in front of Trevor Zegras' friends and family. With this loss, the Ducks' road to the playoffs look dim. JD Hernandez also talks about how the Ducks should approach the workload of John Gibson for the final 19 games of the season.
28 min
The Ducks Take Manhattan, and Three Stars! (fea...
The Anaheim Ducks conclude their long road trip with a trip to Madison Square Garden against the New York Rangers. Jon Chik (Locked On NY Rangers) joins the program to give a little bit of a preview, some trade talk, and some key players in this matchup to watch out for. Finally, JD Hernandez gives out his 3 Ducks stars for the past week, including one player who makes this list for the final time this season...
29 min
A Down Weekend in New York, and a Big Trade to ...
The Anaheim Ducks had a rough weekend against the Devils and the Islanders, and are still looking for their first road victory. JD Hernandez talks about those two games... and then the bombshell hit. Josh Manson was traded from the Ducks to a Cup contender in the Colorado Avalanche. Who did the Ducks get in return, and was this a good trade for the future?
28 min
Looking Back On 500 Episodes! (feat. Sarah Avam...
Today's special episode looks back on the biggest stories from the past 500 episodes of "Locked On Ducks," including the two-year anniversary of when everything changed in sports. Friend of the program, Sarah Avampato (Locked On LA Kings) joins in later to talk about some more fun moments on the program, give thanks, and talk about the glory that is Adam Henrique's beard.
34 min
The Gulls In Danger, and Send Help to Lukas Dos...
The San Diego Gulls are in the midst of another losing streak, including a crucial loss to the Stockton Heat on Wednesday night. JD Hernandez breaks down the games and what went wrong. Also, how does the recent call-ups to the Anaheim Ducks affect the Gulls? Is this a death sentence for BOTH the Ducks and Gulls? Finally, Sarah Avampato joins the program to talk about AHL goaltending! How should the Gulls handle Lukas Dostal moving forward?
34 min
An Embarrassing Loss Against the Chicago Blackh...
The Anaheim Ducks gave up eight (8) goals to the Chicago Blackhawks. Patrick Kane scored a career-high 5 goals. John Gibson needs a rest. JD Hernandez can't stand to talk about this terrible loss by himself, so he brought along Sarah Avampato (Locked On LA Kings) who happened to be in town to sort through the mess that is the current state of the Anaheim Ducks ahead of the trade deadline.
37 min
3 Stars Includes a Couple Game-Winning Ducks!
JD Hernandez gives his three Ducks stars of the week. Of course, a couple players with important late game-winning goals made the cut. Trevor Zegras had a very important goal against the Bruins, but it was his late-game defense against the Sharks that put him over the top. Also, a defenseman scored the most points last week?? Finally, JD gives his 3rd star, and some honorable mentions to the veterans of the team.
24 min
A Perfectly Legal Goal to Sink the Sharks
Rickard Rakell was masterful once again in the Ducks' 3-2 overtime victory against the San Jose Sharks. He pulled off a perfectly executed play in overtime, much to the chagrin of Sharks fans everywhere. JD Hernandez explains why this play was perfectly fine, and where he's seen this play before. Also, what happened with the power play? Finally, JD looks ahead to the upcoming road trip, and a quick look at the standings.
25 min
The Sharks Are Coming To Town For the Weekend (...
The Ducks lose another game to the Golden Knights, but at least the power play is still working! JD Hernandez talks about the game that was before being joined by another JD! With the Sharks coming to town, JD Young (Locked On Sharks) dropped by the podcast to give a fun preview and talk about the state of the Sharks, and more trade deadline movement?
36 min
The Golden Knights Are Coming To Town (feat. To...
It's a crossover episode before the final meeting of the season between the Golden Knights and the Anaheim Ducks. Tony Cordasco (Locked On VGK) joins the podcast to talk about how each team dealt with the Bruins, and which players need to step it up in Vegas or be dealt at the deadline. JD talks about Trevor Zegras, and talks a bit about the upcoming trade deadline.
35 min
Lukas Dostal Is Playing On Another Level for Sa...
Lukas Dostal was named the AHL Player of the Week for his stellar play against the Ontario Reign and especially against the Henderson Silver Knights. How would he follow up that week of games? JD Hernandez talks about the amazing game against the Colorado Eagles, including the rare goalie goal! Finally, JD looks back on some AHL history and who else has scored a goalie goal. One in particular might bring back some bad memories for Gulls fans...
30 min
Inject That Zegras Goal Celebration Into Our Ve...
The Trevor Zegras Experience took on new heights as he delivered a crushing game-winning goal against the Boston Bruins. JD Hernandez first looks at the power play and its success. Then, he talks about the importance of that moment when Zegras scored the power play goal. Finally, we look at some other players who made a difference in the much-needed victory to keep the Ducks' playoff hopes alive.
28 min