Johnny Boychuk Breaks Down Technique, Feeling of Delivering Bone-Crushing Body Checks (Video)


Editor’s note: Bruins reporter Douglas Flynn will interview an NHL player each week to discuss the finer points of the game.

Johnny Boychuk knows how to deliver a good, clean body check. Just ask Steven Stamkos or Simon Gagne. Or Matt Stajan. Or any other players on a growing list of victims of Boychuk body checks.

The Bruins defenseman explained to Bruins reporter Douglas Flynn that delivering a big-time hit doesn’t just happen by accident. Like many other aspects of sports, delivering a big hit is something of a science.

See the video above to hear Boychuk explain that science.

Click here to see outtakes of the interview with Johnny Boychuk >>

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