While we all love to see a three-minute, rock ’em-sock ’em slugfest in hockey, we also appreciate the comedic violence of a one-punch KO. Which is why we (and the rest of America) were so amused last week when Penguins backup Brent Johnson put Islanders keeper Rick DiPietro to sleep with one vicious left hook—a little less funny, perhaps, when DiPietro's injuries were announced a few days later, but funny nonetheless. Get well soon, Ricky. While you're laid up, you might find comfort in this list, which shows that you are far from alone as a victim of a one-shot kill. Here, then, are The Best Single-Punch KOs in Hockey Fights. Insert Smokey voice here....

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