A rotating cast of local hosts from the Locked On NHL Network guide you through the week in the National Hockey League with a collection of themed shows. Sarah Avampato gets started on Mondays by checking in with three of the network's local experts to chat about the biggest stories going on league-wide. Tuesday sees Mike DiStefano and Joe DiBiase take stock of the Eastern Conference, followed by a Western Conference check-in on Wednesdays with Avampato and Justin Morissette. Morissette takes the reins on Thursday for a deep-dive interview with a different guest from around the world of hockey each week. Things wrap up on Fridays as DiBiase and Tom Gazzola review the week that was and look ahead to the weekend slate of action in the NHL. Part of the Locked On Podcast Network. Your team. Every day.
John Carlson is expected to run away with the Norris, but he's got some competition.
3.27.20 - All-Time NHL Numbers: 11-20
Joe & Tom name the best NHL players to wear numbers 11-20!
03.23.20 - Cale for Calder?
Let's talk awards favorites!
3.20.20 - All-Time NHL Numbers: 1-10
Who are the best players to ever wear numbers 1-10?
3.16.20 - California knows how to party
There's no hockey but we can still do shows!
3.13.20 - NHL season postponed
Joe & Tom go over the NHL's decision to hit pause on the season.
3.12.20 - Glove Saves in the Time of Corona
The NBA has suspended its season as players begin to test positive for COVID-19. Justin Morissette (Locked On Canucks) and Sarah Avampato (Locked On Kings) discuss whether the NHL can possibly keep running games as multiple cities are already facing government orders to go ahead without fans in attendance. Was Wednesday night's action the last slate of games on the NHL schedule for the foreseeable future? And what does this mean for the playoffs and beyond?
3.10.20 - East playoff race heating up
There are three spots up for grabs in the East with six teams in the fight
3.9.12 - Injuries, injuries, and more injuries
Your shiny new trade deadline acquisition? He might be hurt now.
3.6.20 - Surprise teams join the playoff race
The Flyers, Wild, & Rangers have all shocked some to climb into the playoff race
3.3.20 - Flyers up, Penguins down
The Metropolitan division could go any which way in the final month of the season
03.02.20 - One slump, one surprising trade, one...
2.26.20 - Deadline Fallout in the West
Justin and Sarah are back to talk the moves that were made (and some that weren't) as deadline acquisitions settle into their new Western Conference homes after Monday's NHL trade deadline. It's a long one, with plenty to break down in terms of moves big and small right across the conference, so buckle up!
2.25.20 - Trade deadline recap
Who won the deadline, which trade was most surprising, & what is Lou Lamoriello doing?
2.24.20 - An expected resurgence and two takes ...
Will this show be outdated by the time you listen? Let's find out!
2.22.20 - Ovi's 700th & the trade market
Joe & Tom recap the week in the NHL!
2.19.20 - Trade Frenzy starts early
Justin Morissette (Locked On Canucks) and Sarah Avampato (Locked On Kings) talk a long weekend full of deals a week ahead of the trade deadline. The Canucks and Blues make moves to deal with injuries, LA may have a pending deal with the Golden Knights, and the Oilers and Avalanche are both dealing with injury woes but may deal with them in entirely different ways.
Trade Deadline Preview Special: The Eastern Con...
Joe DiBiase and Mike DiStefano lead you through a preview of the trade deadline from each of the Locked On NHL Network's Eastern Conference hosts.
Trade Deadline Preview Special: The Western Con...
Sarah Avampato hosts as each of the Locked On NHL Network's Western Conference hosts drops in to preview their team's plans at the February 24th NHL Trade Deadline.
2.13.20 - The MVP race & the Jason Zucker trade
Can Alex Ovechkin get himself into the Hart conversation?
2.12.20 - Bouwmeester collapses, Sedins go to t...
Justin Morissette (Locked On Canucks) and Sarah Avampato (Locked On Kings) talk Jay Bouwmeester's medical emergency during last night's Blues/Ducks game, Connor McDavid's secretive health issues in Edmonton, lack of calls for star players, and Henrik and Daniel Sedin's careers as their jerseys head to the rafters in Vancouver.
2.10.20 - Goalie fights, goalie carousel, and g...
2.8.20 - Elvis is in the building
Are the Blue Jackets for real?
2.6.20 - Leafs Go Get A Goalie
It's the return of Western Conference Wednesdays! Justin Morissette (Locked On Canucks) welcomes his new Wednesday co-host Sarah Avampato of Locked On Kings! And what timing, as the Kings make a trade with the Leafs sending Jack Campbell and Kyle Clifford to Toronto. We break down the trade in full, unpack the mixed emotions of Steven Johns' return in Dallas, and of course talk goalie fights and the Battle of Alberta.
2.5.20 - Dark times in Buffalo
The Sabres will extend their NHL long playoff drought to 9-seasons
2.3.20 - All stars, new coaches, and underachie...
2.2.20 - The Battles of Alberta
The Oilers & Flames are the best rivalry going in the NHL
1.28.20 - How many teams can win the Cup?
Joe & Tom react to All-Star weekend, as well as the Leafs trying to stay in the playoff race
1.27.20 - Old favorites, coaching changes, and ...
1.25.20 - Ovechkin on the Gretzky chase
Will Alex Ovechkin break Gretzky's goal record?
1.14.20 - The Habs & the Hab-Nots
The Montreal Canadiens have imploded in the last month & find themselves out of the playoff race
1.10.20 - Goalie goals!
Joe & Tom go over what's going on in Nashville, as well as the Hurricanes bringing back Mr. Game 7
1.7.20 - Ovi skipping All-Star Game
Joe & Mike go over players skipping the All-Star Game, as well as Tampa & Toronto's resurgances
1.4.20 - Best bets
Joe & Tom break down some trades, bets, & Chicago's long-term outlook!
12.28.19 - Look back on the 2010s, look ahead t...
Joe & Tom recap the decade that was in the NHL & look ahead to the next ten years
12.24.19 - Save international hockey!
Joe & Mike talk Taylor Hall, international hockey, & the Flyers
12.14.19 - NHL All-Decade Team
Tom & Joe give their NHL All-Decade teams for the 2010s
12.12.19 - The Interview, with Sara Civian
Justin Morissette (Locked On Canucks, SN650) is joined for the weekly one-on-one by The Athletic's SARA CIVIAN to talk the Carolina Hurricanes' culture of fun, Storm Surge ideas, trying to convey player personality in media, and the impact the late Jason Botchford's writing had right across the NHL world.
12.10.19 - Ranger Danger
The Rangers have climbed into the playoff race in the Eastern Conference
12.06.19 - The Interview, with Daniel Carcillo
Justin Morissette (Locked On Canucks, SN650) is joined for the weekly one-on-one by former NHL player and two-time Stanley Cup champion DANIEL CARCILLO to discuss the ongoing cultural conversation around hockey's history of emotional and physical abuse, how the systemic abuse Daniel suffered off the ice contributed to the dangerous player he became on it, and if he's hopeful that structural change is coming to hockey's halls of power.
12.07.19 - Taylor Hall landing spots
The Devils are a mess & it's time for them to trade Taylor Hall, but to who?
12.04.19 - November Lessons Learned in the West
Justin Morissette (Locked On Canucks) and Sie Morley (Locked On Sharks) break down what we learned in the Western Conference in November, from Bill Peters' firing to Kyle Turris' benching to a wide open playoff field that's anyone's game.
12.03.19 - Eastern Conference standings, More a...
On this episode of the Locked on NHL show, Mike DiStefano (@mickey_canuck) and Brandon Cameron (@B_cameron222) discuss the Eastern conference standings board correcting itself, Taylor Hall trade rumors, and discuss the latest abuse allegations of coaches in the league.
11.27.19 - Bill Peters & Hockey's Cultural Reck...
The ongoing investigation into suspended Flames coach Bill Peters' alleged professional conduct continues the conversation on hockey's cultural issues as the sport self-examines its problems just weeks after an abject refusal to do so. Justin Morissette (Locked On Canucks) and Sie Morley (Locked On Sharks) discuss.
11.26.19 - Who falls out of the East playoff pi...
Tampa & Toronto are on their way to re-claiming playoff positions in the East
11.22.19 - Are the Leafs fixed post-Babcock?
The Maple Leafs looked like a completely different team in their first game with Sheldon Keefe
11.21.19 - The Interview, with Mike Pfeil
Mike Babcock is out in Toronto. Could Bill Peters be next against the wall? MIKE PFEIL of HockeyGraphs joins Justin Morissette for the weekly one-on-one to talk all that ails the Flames this season, if the Flames will trade Johnny Gaudreau, if Bill Peters will survive the season, and if Calgary can still turn things around.
11.20.19 - Babcock's Gone. Who's Next?
Mike Babcock gets fired in the East. Who are the candidates who might get let go out West? Plus Kovalchuk's situation in LA, a rowdy line brawl between the Flames and Coyotes, and why the salary cap has made the NHL boring to watch this season.
11.19.19 - Babcock on the hot seat; Johnny Gaud...
The Leafs & Lightning continue to struggle, despite being the most talented teams in hockey
11.16.19 - Kovalchuk done in the NHL?
Week in review in the NHL includes Sidney Crosby's injury, Don Cherry, & Ilya Kovalchuk
11.14.19 - The Interview, with Ramina Shlah
In the wake of Don Cherry's dismissal from Hockey Night In Canada, the culture war in Canada has hit a fever pitch, with Cherry supporters looking for firings from anyone who dare question the toxic masculinity Cherry stoked within the game for decades. RAMINA SHLAH drew the ire of the mob this week and lost her job writing about the Flames in the process. She joins Justin Morissette (Locked On Canucks) to discuss Don Cherry's history of hateful comments, her dismissal from the Nation Network this week, and the crowd now coming for Jess Allen after Allen's criticisms of hockey culture on CTV's The Social.
11.13.19 - West's Bottomfeeders Rebound, Don is...
Sie Morley (Locked On Sharks, Fear The Fin) and Justin Morissette (Locked On Canucks, SN650) talk a couple of Western Conference teams who are climbing out of the basement after rough starts to the season, a couple of Western teams whose struggles have flown under the radar, and the Don Cherry controversy that consumed the hockey landscape this week.
11.12.19 - Atlantic vs. Metro; Don Cherry firing
Who's the stronger Eastern Conference division?
11.11.19 - Ducks, Devils, and Don Cherry
A recap of last week's biggest stories in the NHL.
11.09.19 - The aging Western Conference
The check has come for some of the older teams in the West
11.07.19 - The Interview, with Jeff Veillette
Justin Morissette (Locked On Canucks, Sportsnet 650) is joined by FaceOffCircle.ca's JEFF VEILLETTE for a comprehensive look at the state of the Toronto Maple Leafs this season. One month in and there's plenty of discontent in Leafs Nation. Is it warranted? On the philosophical divide behind those battles, and if this season will be Mike Babcock's last in TO.
11.06.19 - Run Your Mouth, Walk It Back
Sie Morley (Locked On Sharks, Fear The Fin) and Justin Morissette (Locked On Canucks, Sportsnet 650) are back to break down the West once again. The St. Louis Blues get better without Tarasenko, Brent Seabrook refuses to be forced into retirement, and Drew Doughty tries to walk back his fiery comments on the Canucks despite that flare of personality being exactly what the league is missing.
11.05.19 - The Bruins are the best team in the NHL
Who's off to a hot start in the Eastern Conference? The Bruins & Islanders are both on a tear.
11.01.19 - Is Mike Babcock on the hot seat?
What's the goal of the year so far, and how desperate should Winnipeg be to trade for a defenseman?
10.30.19 - West's Best Face Injury Tests
The Avs lose Landeskog to injury having already lost Rantanen, the Blues lose Tarasenko long-term, and a Josh Manson injury forces the Ducks into the troubling embrace of Erik Gudbranson. Meanwhile the Preds lock up Roman Josi, but will he be worth it in years 6, 7, 8? Justin Morissette (Locked On Canucks, Sportsnet 650) and Sie Morley (Locked On Sharks, Fear The Fin) explore all this and more.
10.29.19 - Way too early NHL awards
Who's the early front runners for the Hart, Norris, Calder, etc?
10.28.19 - Weekly Rewind: The Erik Gudbranson t...
Catching up on the biggest stories in the NHL last week.
10.25.19 - Who'll be the first coach fired?
Which coaches are on the hot seat, & speaking of hot... John Carlson isn't slowing down
10.24.19 - The Interview, with Ryan Lambert
It's the inaugural Interview Thursday, and Justin Morissette is joined by Yahoo Sports scribe and Puck Soup podcast host RYAN LAMBERT to take a look around the NHL, where early results aren't sustainable but some of them sure are fun. Topics include Nico Hischier's contract turning heads, John Carlson is off to a monster start, the Oilers are starting to fall off, the Blues are what they are, and the Canucks' goaltending is flying under the radar.
10.23.19 - Western Conference Wednesday
Sie Morley (Locked On Sharks, Fear The Fin) and Justin Morissette (Locked On Canucks, Sportsnet 650) bring you the biggest stories in the Western Conference every Wednesday. In their first episode, there's a lot of catching up to do as they pick their biggest surprises and disappointments so far this season.
10.22.19 - Eastern Conference Rundown
Who in the Eastern Conference for real to start the season?
10.21.19 - Weekly Rewind
Catching up on the biggest stories in the NHL last week.
10.18.19 - Early season pretenders & contenders
Are the Oilers, Sabres, Ducks, or Hurricanes for real?
Locked On NHL - Trailer Episode
Justin Morissette tees up the Locked On NHL national show on the Locked On Podcast Network.