Rasmus Dahlin flattens Matt Nieto.

Dhalin uses his body as a weapon.

Jonathan Larivee

San Jose Sharks veteran forward Matt Nieto is likely going to be keeping his head on a swivel from now on when it comes to skating close to Buffalo Sabres defenseman Rasmus Dahlin.

The Sharks and Sabres clashed on Sunday night and during the game's second period, Dahlin delivered a punishing body check that stood Nieto up in the offensive zone and elicited a loud reaction from the Sabres' faithful at KeyBank Center.

The Sharks would only register one more goal from that point forward, while the Sabres would score another 3 eventually taking the victory by a score of 6-3.

Here's the hit at full speed:

And again in slow motion: