ESPN searched its message boards this morning for its wittiest, boldest, most enlightening comment, and chose this one above all others ...

• "We can't force-feed our sport to those who either A) don't get it, or B) don't want to get it." — Play Better

(Re: NHL pursuit of fans)

Previous ESPN Featured Comment of the Day, and a Featured Deadspin Response or two ...

• "Everyone is a Boston fan now, but no team (besides the Spurs) has been as consistent as Detroit." — HOCKEY HISTORIAN

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• And to think everyone told him that a BA in History of Marginal Winter Sports would be a waste of money. — Katni

• Everyone loves linen now, but no fabric (besides cotton) has been as sexy as leather-Boomer1979 — Ukrainenotweak