If you're like me, you've been reacting to the horrible news of <a href="http://www.sbnation.com/nhl/2012/8/29/3276674/ottawa-senators-nhl-lockout-2012" target="_blank">planned lay-offs</a>, <a href="http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capitals-insider/post/details-of-the-nhls-latest-proposal/2012/08/29/9f307be8-f1dd-11e1-a612-3cfc842a6d89_blog.html" target="_blank">salary cap rollbacks</a> and general lockout terrors by popping in NHL 12, scoring 17 goals per game and pretending hockey will happen on schedule.