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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.

Hockey Card Investing: The NHL Restart
Hockey Card Investing: The NHL Restart
64 min
The Interview, with Thomas Drance
Justin Morissette is joined for a one-on-one chat by Thomas Drance of The Athletic on life in the bubble as Thom prepares to spend the next two months in Edmonton as The Athletic's national reporter from the Western Conference hub. Topics include the general vibe inside the bubble, what being in the building offers that isn't translating to the broadcasts, and the challenges of coming up with exclusive content when everyone has the same level of access.
39 min
Surprise Upsets and Unfortunate Injuries
Some #12 seeds are getting the work done. Plus, major injuries on the Winnipeg Jets are a huge concern.
28 min
Western Conference Playoff Predictions
Find out who Joe and Tom are picking in the NHL's Qualifying Round!
42 min
The Interview, with J.D. Burke
In the return of the Thursday show on Locked On NHL, Justin Morissette goes one-on-one with Elite Prospects and EP Rinkside editor-in-chief J.D. Burke to discuss the way the COVID-19 shutdown has impacted the scouting community both positively and negatively ahead of the long-delayed 2020 NHL Draft.
37 min
Goalies, Goalies, and More Goalies: Previews fo...
All three of these teams are going to be paying a lot of attention to what's going on in net.
37 min
Check in with the Penguins and Panthers!
Hunter Hodies of Locked On Penguins and Ross Levitan of Locked On Panthers preview both teams!
30 min
Check in with the Flyers, Blue Jackets, and Hur...
Our series of playoff previews continue as we touch base with three more Eastern Conference teams.
34 min
Release the Kraken!
The Seattle Kraken are the newest team in the NHL! The guys also preview Flames vs. Jets and Predators vs. Coyotes!
30 min
Islanders, Bruins, Lightning, Oh My!
We preview three Eastern Conference teams as everyone gets ready to return to hockey.
39 min
Eastern Conference Playoff Predictions
Joe and Mike pick all the way through the Eastern Conference playoffs
52 min
All About the Canadiens; Big Prospect Signing o...
We take a look at the Montreal Canadiens and their chances against the Penguins; plus, the Islanders signed one of their top prospects.
21 min
Oilers vs. Blackhawks; Canucks vs. Wild Previews
Joe and Tom take a look at a couple of qualifying round series' out West!
28 min
Bruins and Lightning Previews
Boston and Tampa are the co-betting favorites to win the Cup, but who's more likely to realize that goal?
39 min
New CBA; Opt-Outs; New Faces in New Jersey
We walk through the highlights of the CBA, plus Locked On Devils host Trey Matthews joins to talk about their coaching hire.
32 min
CBA ratified; Olympic hockey is back; All-Time ...
Joe and Tom reopen the Team USA vs Team Canada debate!
44 min
Hockey Card Investing 101
Hockey card investing tips with Mike DiStefano & Bird Bouchard
55 min
Free Agency Draft
Who are the top players that were supposed to be free agents on July 1st?
46 min
HOF Class of 2020 and Draft Lottery Madness
The NHL had an eventful week between the Hall of Fame and the lottery
21 min
Draft Lottery Reactions From Teams Who Are Not ...
I tried to book Mystery Team for the show but they are a little tough to track down.
36 min
Buffalo Shake-Ups; NHL vs. NBA Return to Play M...
What's going on in Buffalo? And what's going on in the Basketball Bubble?
47 min
Sabres clean house; Pens vs. Habs Previews
The Sabres fired an unprecedented number of people in their hockey department on Tuesday
41 min
Locked On NHL Roundtable, Part Two
Our panel of NHL hosts continue discussion around what needs to change in hockey. Plus: playoffs!
33 min
Locked On NHL Roundtable
Five Locked On NHL hosts discuss the league's response to the current movement for racial justice.
35 min
Hub city issues; All-Time Numbers: 71-79
Joe and Tom go over the recent hub city news in the NHL
34 min
SPECIAL - Locked On's Black Lives Matter Roundt...
Eight Locked On Hosts discuss life as a Black man in America
85 min
NHL Awards, Panthers vs. Islanders Preview
Who are the favorites to win the major NHL awards?
36 min
The NHL on racial issues; Hurricanes vs. Ranger...
Joe and Mike react to NHL players reacting to Black Lives Matter, as well as preview the Rangers vs. Hurricanes series!
38 min
NHL and Players React to Protests for Justice
As protests continue around the US, hockey players begin to speak out.
34 min
24-team tourney & All-Time Numbers: 61-70
How did the NHL do with their return to play format? Joe & Tom discuss.
32 min
The return of the NHL!
Gary Bettman announced a 24-team postseason tournament on Tuesday
48 min
AHL Leadership, Affiliate Musical Chairs, and a...
Hockey: It's getting closer!
40 min
Old School Hockey; Torts in Tampa; AHL Updates
30 min
5.16.20 - All-Time Numbers: 51-60
38 min
5.4.20 - Front Office Moves; NWHL Draft; Jeopar...
We've got firings! We've got up-and-coming players! We've got ... goal songs?
34 min
5.2.20 - NHL playoff proposal & All-Time Number...
Who are the best NHL players to ever wear uniform numbers 41-50?
32 min
4.21.20 - So, You're Missing Hockey?
So are we!
39 min
4.19.20 - All-Time Numbers: 31-40
Who are the best NHL players all-time to wear numbers 31-40?
30 min
4.13.20 - Selke Favorites, Plus One Dark Horse
You want two-way forwards? We've got two-way forwards.
33 min
4.3.20 - All-Time NHL Numbers: 21-30
Joe & Tom continue their all-time number list!
27 min
3.30.20 - Norris Trophy Hopefuls: Carlson, Hedm...
John Carlson is expected to run away with the Norris, but he's got some competition.
26 min
3.27.20 - All-Time NHL Numbers: 11-20
Joe & Tom name the best NHL players to wear numbers 11-20!
34 min
03.23.20 - Cale for Calder?
Let's talk awards favorites!
30 min
3.20.20 - All-Time NHL Numbers: 1-10
Who are the best players to ever wear numbers 1-10?
37 min
3.16.20 - California knows how to party
There's no hockey but we can still do shows!
45 min
3.13.20 - NHL season postponed
Joe & Tom go over the NHL's decision to hit pause on the season.
22 min
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?
29 min
3.10.20 - East playoff race heating up
There are three spots up for grabs in the East with six teams in the fight
29 min
3.9.12 - Injuries, injuries, and more injuries
Your shiny new trade deadline acquisition? He might be hurt now.
30 min
3.6.20 - Surprise teams join the playoff race
The Flyers, Wild, & Rangers have all shocked some to climb into the playoff race
36 min
3.3.20 - Flyers up, Penguins down
The Metropolitan division could go any which way in the final month of the season
33 min
03.02.20 - One slump, one surprising trade, one...
31 min
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!
45 min
2.25.20 - Trade deadline recap
Who won the deadline, which trade was most surprising, & what is Lou Lamoriello doing?
28 min
2.24.20 - An expected resurgence and two takes ...
Will this show be outdated by the time you listen? Let's find out!
31 min
2.22.20 - Ovi's 700th & the trade market
Joe & Tom recap the week in the NHL!
26 min
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.
32 min
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.
68 min
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.
66 min
2.13.20 - The MVP race & the Jason Zucker trade
Can Alex Ovechkin get himself into the Hart conversation?
37 min
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.
32 min
2.10.20 - Goalie fights, goalie carousel, and g...
38 min
2.8.20 - Elvis is in the building
Are the Blue Jackets for real?
39 min
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.
33 min
2.5.20 - Dark times in Buffalo
The Sabres will extend their NHL long playoff drought to 9-seasons
39 min
2.3.20 - All stars, new coaches, and underachie...
32 min
2.2.20 - The Battles of Alberta
The Oilers & Flames are the best rivalry going in the NHL
34 min
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
41 min
1.27.20 - Old favorites, coaching changes, and ...
28 min
1.25.20 - Ovechkin on the Gretzky chase
Will Alex Ovechkin break Gretzky's goal record?
35 min
1.14.20 - The Habs & the Hab-Nots
The Montreal Canadiens have imploded in the last month & find themselves out of the playoff race
38 min
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
35 min
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
38 min
1.4.20 - Best bets
Joe & Tom break down some trades, bets, & Chicago's long-term outlook!
37 min
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
31 min
12.24.19 - Save international hockey!
Joe & Mike talk Taylor Hall, international hockey, & the Flyers
46 min
12.14.19 - NHL All-Decade Team
Tom & Joe give their NHL All-Decade teams for the 2010s
40 min
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.
29 min
12.10.19 - Ranger Danger
The Rangers have climbed into the playoff race in the Eastern Conference
34 min
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.
33 min
12.07.19 - Taylor Hall landing spots
The Devils are a mess & it's time for them to trade Taylor Hall, but to who?
34 min
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.
31 min
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.
39 min
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.
36 min
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
29 min
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
31 min
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.
45 min
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.
40 min
11.19.19 - Babcock on the hot seat; Johnny Gaud...
The Leafs & Lightning continue to struggle, despite being the most talented teams in hockey
36 min
11.16.19 - Kovalchuk done in the NHL?
Week in review in the NHL includes Sidney Crosby's injury, Don Cherry, & Ilya Kovalchuk
32 min
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.
43 min
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.
33 min
11.12.19 - Atlantic vs. Metro; Don Cherry firing
Who's the stronger Eastern Conference division?
32 min
11.11.19 - Ducks, Devils, and Don Cherry
A recap of last week's biggest stories in the NHL.
53 min
11.09.19 - The aging Western Conference
The check has come for some of the older teams in the West
27 min
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.
36 min
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.
35 min
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.
28 min
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?
33 min
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.
27 min