A humorous take on all of the coping strategies that hockey fans useduring a lockout to try to both get their hockey fix and less-than-perfect (in their view) the substitutions for the time they used to spend watching NHL hockey, and the inevitable consequences of those activities later…say nine months?! Examples of coping mechanisms: Sex, the AHL, the Khazakstan Hockey League,therapy, sex, your son’s hockey games, therapy, sex, old re-runs of the Stanley Cup finals, lawn bowling, sex.…Hell, it’s not even fun to go to a sports bar any more! You may end up having to watch TENNIS!