Saturday, October 8, 2011

Video: Jamie Benn Shatters Glass With Hit on Niklas Hjalmarsson

Jamie Benn had a huge impact on the Dallas Stars season opening 2-1 win over the Chicago Blackhawks with the game-winning goal, but the most memorable moment will likely be this crushing hit on Niklas Hjalmarsson during the third period that shattered the glass.  For all the talk of illegal hitting and in many ways softening the game, this hit was a textbook example of how to lay a big check cleanly.