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

• "That was insane, great hockey. Fleury was spectacular." — JCROSS1988

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

• "Malkin gets mud thrown all over him because he's the star and he hasn't shown up." — AmazingMic

• The NHL really needs to consider making mud throwing a 5 minute major. -StrgBru (ASox)

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• The wealthy dowager gets a pie in the face because she showed up. And for some reason the Three Stooges are waiting tables at a fancy dinner.-moeistheirleader1938 (Stev D)