Hockey fans screamed in unanimous horror when it was announced that there may be no 2012-2013 NHL hockey season. This lockout means a long "break" from one of the top four mainstream major sports.

Though you may be crying in your Sabres jersey, have no fear: Here are two fun hockey-themed cocktails to help raise your spirits (get it..."spirits"? OK, bad joke).

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Depressed Goalie

Ingredients

3 ½ oz. Bourbon
2 oz. Lime-lemon soda
2 oz. Cola

Method

Mix together in a tall glass with crushed ice, and garnish with mint leaves.

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Slap Shot

Ingredients

2 oz. Tequila
½ glass Kool-Aid (your flavor choice)
½ glass Club Soda
2 tsp. Pop Rocks (yes, the candy!)

Method

Fill a tall glass with Club Soda and Kool-Aid. Add the tequila, and mix. Pour the Pop Rocks in your mouth, and take a drink. Definitely interesting!

 

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