Chris Neil is one of the most punishing hitters in the NHL, and Atlanta Thrasher Bryan Little gained first-hand knowledge of just how much of a wallop Chris Neil really packs. Little stayed down on the ice for a bit following this huge collision, but give him full marks for shaking it off relatively quickly. I’d be down on the ice for a week if I got hit like that. Ultimately it was Little and his Atlanta Thrashers teammates that had the last laugh as they went on to hand Ottawa a humbling 4-1 defeat. Watch the video footage of this massive hit below:

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