NHL Player Gets Obliterated With Brutal Hit

David Hookstead | Contributor

Toronto Maple Leafs forward Carl Soderberg was jacked up Thursday night against the Toronto Maple Leafs.

Soderberg had his head down as he dumped the puck in the Maple Leafs’ zone, and Avalanche player Matt Martin used the opportunity to nearly decapitate him. (SLIDESHOW: 13 Times Paulina Gretzky Looked Absolutely Incredible)

Tensions soon boiled over and fisticuffs broke out. (SLIDESHOW: 13 Times Lindsey Vonn Proved She’s One Of The Hottest Women Alive)

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That is why you always keep your head on a swivel in the NHL. One moment of not paying attention and somebody will try to send you to the next century.

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