Matt Niskanen, the Caps $40.25-million man, just unleashed one of the biggest hits of his career against the Flyers. As Scott Laughton attempted to curl and leave a drop pass for Wayne Simmonds, Niskanen read the play and laid him out.
Look at this. Shoulder to chest. 100-percent legal. Scott Stevens-esque.
A woozy Laughton left the ice and immediately went to the locker room.