Ladies and gentlemen, Kyle Wellwood got PWNED. But that’s what you get when you put your head down. Eric Lindros would tell you that.
That right there is a textbook, CLEAN, NHL hit and should be used as a teaching device for little kids aspiring to play Hockey.
See how Staal targeted the chest, not the head, using his shoulders & hands, not his elbow, to finish the check? If all NHL players finished their checks like this one, there wouldn’t be any of this rampant head-shot nonsense going around.
Now, if you’ll excuse me, I’m going to watch the video on repeat…