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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.

A Bad Loss, A Look Ahead, and An Update on Bouw...
The Anaheim Ducks suffered their worst loss of the season two days after Jay Bouwmeester collapsed in Honda Center. Where do the Ducks go from here as the trade deadline approaches? Plus, a final update on Jay Bouwmeester.
22 min
An Update On Jay Bouwmeester, and the Gulls Con...
Jay Bouwmeester continues his recovery in SoCal, and the San Diego Gulls extend their point streak to 7 games.
21 min
A Scary Situation at the Ponda
On Tuesday night's game at Honda Center between the St. Louis Blues and Anaheim Ducks, Blues defenseman Jay Bouwmeester suffered a cardiac event postponing the game. JD Hernandez describes what occurred during that tragic event.
20 min
Beanpots, Penalties, and Trades
A short preview of tonight's game against the Blues, Trevor Zegras is pissed off after the Beanpot Championship Game, and talking about the Jason Zucker trade.
20 min
A Successful Ducks Road Trip with Ryan Miller's...
The Ducks finish their 5-game road trip with 8 points. What is going on? Plus, Ryan Miller is still adored in Buffalo, and Ovi approaching the 700-goal milestone. How amazing are his numbers?
25 min
The Price Isn't Right in Montreal, Plus the Sta...
The Ducks lose a tough one at Centre Bell in overtime, and more of JD's interview with Sarah Avampato (Locked on Kings) talking mostly about the state of women's hockey, and could a women's NHL work?
35 min
Kiefer's Unusual Hat Trick, and the Gulls Conti...
The San Diego Gulls continue to accumulate standings points, and Kiefer Sherwood had a rare hat trick against the Barracuda. Also included are some post game quotes from Sherwood on the weekly variant covering the Gulls!
29 min
Flying High in Ottawa, Mailbag Questions, and a...
The Ducks win against the Sens, JD opens up the mailbag, and an interview with Laura Saba (Canadiens) to preview Thursday night's game at Centre Bell.
32 min
Beanpots and the Upcoming Canada Trip
The Ducks embark on a chilly road trip through Canada, and the Beanpot Tournament started off with a bang! Trevor Zegras works his magic... again.
26 min
Crossover Across Katella (Feat. Taylor Blake Ward)
JD Hernandez and Taylor Blake Ward crossover for a fun time talking Angels, Ducks, plenty of hockey, and our Super Bowl review.
48 min
An Emotional Pre-Game To Supreme Victory
With the region still reeling from the death of Kobe Bryant, the Ducks pay tribute and get a victory over the Coyotes.
18 min
The Gulls Enter the Break on a High Note
JD talks about the Gulls' recent road trip to Grand Rapids, and previews "Hockey Day SoCal"
22 min
Shark Bitten, A New Baby, Bell Let's Talk, and ...
The Ducks welcome a new baby to the hockey family, they get bitten by the Sharks in San Jose, and it's Bell Let's Talk Day. Plus, more of the interview with Sarah Avampato as we talk about mascots!
24 min
AHL All-Star Special! (Feat. Sarah Avampato)
Sarah Avampato (Locked On LA Kings) joins live to talk about some aspects of the AHL All-Star Classic in Ontario, California.
32 min
A Frk'ing Hard Shot, and Kobe's Impact to the N...
The AHL Skills Competition kicked off the events in Ontario, and Martin Frk did not disappoint. Also, JD addresses the tragic news of Kobe Bryant's passing, and his impact on the NHL community.
27 min
Live From Ontario, It's Your AHL All-Star Preview!
JD Hernandez is live at Toyota Arena, the home of the 2020 AHL All-Star Classic to preview the upcoming events in Ontario. Rosters are also revealed in this special weekend episode!
14 min
Larry Walker, Ducks Talk, and More! (Feat. Just...
It's a dual interview episode! Justin Morissette (SN 650) comes by again to talk about the Ducks and minors, and Taylor Blake Ward (Angels) talks about the newly-minted baseball HOF'er, Larry Walker... the possible hockey goalie?
30 min
Gulls Streak Snapped at Five, and a Commentary
The San Diego Gulls had five straight victories before Adin Hill had a spectacular performance. Plus, JD addresses the Brandon Manning racial slur incident.
29 min
Jeopardy! Special, Pt. 3 (Feat. Justin Morisset...
In this latest installment of "Hockey Jeopardy," three more Locked On hosts will play for charity. JD hosts with Justin Morissette (Canucks), Harrison Lee (Jets), and Taylor Blake Ward (Angels baseball). Hilarity ensues once again!
33 min
An Interview with S. Preston
Just a few blocks away from the Honda Center lies an amazing sports art gallery featuring several NHL mascots. JD Hernandez is joined by S. Preston from his art gallery in Anaheim to talk about the upcoming All-Star Fan Fest, some of his pieces, and hockey in general.
32 min
Possible Draftees, and the Pacific Division (Fe...
JD looks at two possible draft picks for Anaheim in the 2020 NHL Draft, and a look at the Pacific Division with Justin Morissette (Locked On Canucks).
31 min
The Ducks... On a Winning Streak?!?
It's a Special Saturday edition of "Locked On Ducks" as JD talks about the Ducks previous two games heading into the break, and why the AHL should include third jerseys in the AHL Skills Competition.
19 min
The Gulls Flying High in January (Feat. Sarah A...
JD joins from Toyota Arena to discuss the Gulls' winning streak, those awesome 80s jerseys with Sarah Avampato (Locked On Kings, Jewels From the Crown), and some fun quotes.
27 min
A Smorgasbord of Topics... and a Firing
The next two games are previewed, a coaching shuffle in Vegas, and JD goes on a rant about SoCal sports... in a sense...
27 min
Ducks Sing the Blues
The losses keep piling up... the last one coming in embarrassing fashion in St. Louis. Also, Jeopardy! GOAT talk.
27 min
A Not-So-Nice Performance in Chicago Makes Coac...
The Ducks lose another road game, and the losses pile up to the point that Dallas Eakins is getting angry with his young squad.
20 min
The Return of Corey Perry and Andrew Cogliano
The Dallas Stars came to town, which meant the return of Perry and Cogs to the Ponda. Also, a rant on this year's NHL All-Star jerseys.
23 min
Gulls Go Down... Thrice.
Three games. Three losses. Three home losses. JD Hernandez breaks down the games in depth.
25 min
Off-side Or Not Off-Side? That is the question.
Can one call really change the entire scope of the game? JD talks about that call with some quotes, and an update on Jakob Silfverberg,
25 min
Disney Day, Jeopardy! GOAT Tournament, and Some...
JD previews the Ducks/Jackets game with a story from 2016, Disney Day, and the Jeopardy! "Greatest of All Time" tournament by comparing the 3 greatest Jeopardy players to the 3 greatest hockey players of all time.
25 min
Ducks' Mid-season Report Cards
The Ducks won in a shootout over the Preds... but would that help their mid-season report card?
23 min
Getting Bounced Everywhere
Prospects bounced, Ducks bounced. JD discusses the WJC one final time, the Ducks' loss in Arizona, and some NHL All-Star news.
22 min
Team USA Stopped, and the Gulls Finish to 2019
The amazing run for Trevor Zegras comes to an end at the WJC, and the Gulls finish 2019 with a whimper...
27 min
All-Decade Ducks Team, and More Prospects!
The last episode of 2019 features the "Locked on Ducks" All-Decade team, some memorable moments from the past 10 years, and more about prospects.
36 min
A Wild Zegras, Power Plays, and Crimson
The Ducks gain three standings points on the weekend, and JD talks about the WJC, and a bit about the SoCal Clash in Irvine featuring two Ducks prospects from Harvard.
31 min
Re-writing Hockey From A to Zegras
Rachel Donner joins JD to preview Sunday's Flyers/Ducks game, and talk about Trevor Zegras and the World Junior Championships.
27 min
Another Gulls Shootout, and the World Junior Ch...
Prospects are the main focus of this episode, not only for the Gulls, but for the Ducks' prospects in the 2020 WJC.
34 min
'Twas the Night Before Hockey Christmas
JD Hernandez recites his own hockey take of the classic Christmas poem, "Twas the Night Before Christmas"
3 min
Jeopardy! Special, Pt. 2 (Feat. Kyle Demetrius,...
In this special episode, it's the 2nd installment of "Hockey Jeopardy!" Today's featured Locked On hosts are Kyle Demetrius (Sharks), Gil Martin (Islanders), and Julia Kender (Devils). Together, they are helping raise money for charity, and a worthy cause.
30 min
Sunday Special In New York (Feat. Jon Chik)
The Ducks played two day games in New York over the holiday weekend, and JD is joined by Jon Chik from "Locked on NY Rangers" (NBC Sports/Rotoworld) to talk about the Ducks day at Madison Square Garden.
35 min
A New York State of Mind, and Looking Ahead to ...
The mailbag opens up, and I look into a possible player the Ducks should pick up in the NHL Draft. Also, a preview of this weekend's games in New York
32 min
Injuries Begin The Road Trip
The Ducks begin the 4-game road trip on a bad note... how will the injuries affect them moving forward? Who should be called up?
22 min
Gulls' Full Slate of Games!
The San Diego Gulls played FOUR games in six days?!?
27 min
A Shootout, A Preview, and A Trade
Ducks win against the Rangers, a preview of the next two against the Flyers and Devils... and speaking of the Devils, they made a pretty significant trade...
22 min
Kings, Fights, and More! (feat. Sarah Avampato)
Sarah Avampato (Locked on Kings, Jewels From the Crown) returns to break down Thursday's loss to the Kings... and it gets very silly. Also, a first on this show! Oh *bleep*
39 min
Max Comtois To the Rescue!
The Ducks get a shootout win in Minnesota, and a short preview of Kings/Ducks Round 2.
21 min
Gulls Squeak By Colorado, and a Look Back at Ga...
The Gulls won an OT thriller over the weekend, and now they have FOUR games coming up. Also, JD reminisces about the first AHL season in San Diego.
23 min
The Caps Come To Town (feat. Nikki Giordano)
Nikki Giordano (Locked On Caps, PUCKerUp Sports) swings on by to talk about the Capitals, any lingering effects after the spitting incident, and have a little fun at the end.
32 min
Holiday Gift Ideas For the Hockey Fan
After chuckling about one of Alex Dostie's favorite films, JD gives you some ideas for hockey-related gifts if you haven't finished your holiday shopping yet...
19 min
The Gulls Weekend That Was... and Food, Gloriou...
It's "Locked On Gulls" day, and JD talks about the two Gulls games over Thanksgiving weekend, and the incredible food and atmosphere at Pechanga Arena.
27 min
A Supremely... Swift Victory
The Ducks and Kings renewed their Bad Blood at the Ponda. How did Anaheim manage to shake off the Kings? Also, JD recalls a prediction he made the previous day about his most underrated Ducks player.
25 min
Kings vs Ducks... Round 1 Preview (feat. Sarah ...
Sarah Avampato (Locked on Ducks, Jewels From the Crown) joins JD to preview the first meeting of the two SoCal rivals, and take a deep look into the LA Kings.
35 min
Pre-Thanksgiving Point, and Down On the Farm
Both the Ducks and Gulls gain a single point on Wednesday, and JD looks at a couple college prospects in the farm system.
28 min
Thanksgiving Eve Special
It's the day before American Thanksgiving, what should Ducks fans be thankful for? Also, Jason gives his thanks all around. Thank YOU all for listening!
21 min
A Streak Is Snapped on Hockey Fights Cancer Night
The Ducks come back home to shut out the Isles. JD talks about the game, and also talks about "Hockey Fights Cancer" on this episode.
25 min
Leaving Florida...
The Ducks left Florida with only 1 point... after blowing a 4-goal lead on Thursday.
18 min
Some Lost Barns of Hockey
Long Beach Arena, Orleans Arena, and the Cow Palace are among old arenas that no longer host hockey. JD shares memories of some old barns to close the week.
26 min
A Special (Teams) Turnaround, and a Reign Sweep
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.
26 min
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.
31 min
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.
27 min
Granting a Hat Trick
Derek Grant nets his first NHL hat trick in St Louis... with a little help from his friends.
22 min
A Powerless Play In Anaheim
The Ducks finish their home stand with a couple losses... and an abysmal power play.
26 min
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.
32 min
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
32 min
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!
25 min
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.
28 min
TGiF: Powerless Plays and Top Scoring Lines
JD closes out the week looking over some power play notes, and where scoring can come from...
20 min
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?
24 min
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.
27 min
Celebrating Getzlaf's 1000th Game
Looking back at the incredible career of Ducks' captain, Ryan Getzlaf.
26 min
¡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.
27 min
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.
20 min
Gulls Get Reign'ed On
To put it lightly, the San Diego Gulls are struggling on the ice...
17 min
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.
18 min
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.
19 min
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.
27 min
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.
31 min
Smashed in the 'Ville
Oof... the Ducks don't love it, they don't want some more of it.
17 min
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.
20 min
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.
24 min
Going Into the Weekend
A look ahead to the two weekend games at the Ponda, and a quick look around the NHL.
15 min
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.
23 min
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.
22 min
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.
44 min
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.
32 min
Blowing Into Pittsburgh
On this windy day, we look at the Ducks' first loss of the season.
18 min
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.
26 min
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?
20 min
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!
22 min
Ducks Over Short-Handed Sharks
A look back at the Ducks victory over the Sharks...
17 min
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"
22 min
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"
21 min
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.
23 min
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.
17 min
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...
21 min
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.
6 min