Marc Staal Shows Kyle Wellwood What a Proper NHL Hit Looks Like

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…

Topics: Kyle Wellwood, Marc Staal, New York Rangers

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