ESPN scoured its message boards this morning to find its cleverest, boldest, most enlightening comment, and chose this one above all others ...

• "It was like watching a car crash in slow motion in the third period. Beautiful." — samurai39

(Re: Canadiens 6, Rangers 5)

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

• "The Pens will easily take over the East once Crosby comes back." — SteelCityStallion

• The red plastic soldiers and cannons will easily take over Kamchatka once my dice-rolling luck comes back. — Kid Canada

• The kids will be on their best behavior once Bing comes back—MrsCrosby — Ukrainenotweak

• I will easily throw a pen at the screen the next time I hear that anyone has gone "back, back, back, back . . ."
- ThakGodForMuteButton69 — Paul Zuvella