NHL Player Sends Opponent Into The Next Century With Punishing Hit [VIDEO]

David Hookstead | Reporter

New York Rangers defenseman Dan Girardi got his bell rung in a major way Wednesday night against the Boston Bruins.

Girard reached up for a puck in the neutral zone when Bruins forward David Pastrnak made him pay the price for not paying attention. (SLIDESHOW: These Photos Are Proof That Carrie Underwood Is The Most Stunning NHL WAG)

The Czech-born right winger laid a shot directly into Giradi’s head and instantly put him down.

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That hit is the only example players and fans need to understand why you have to keep your head on a swivel. Pastrnak put himself in a vulnerable position and paid the price.

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