Leafs' Connor Carrick crushes Josh Anderson with a huge hit on Wednesday night.

A hard clean hit from Carrick rocks Anderson.

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22-year-old Toronto Maple Leafs defenseman Connor Carrick delivered one of the best hits of the entire National Hockey League season on Wednesday night.

The Leafs were up a goal roughly midway through the first period when Carrick caught Columbus' Josh Anderson unawares and absolutely leveled him with a monster hit. 

The impact immediately prompted a reaction from the Blue Jackets, and a number of players piled into a scrum but nothing really came of it. Despite the vitriolic reaction from the Jackets, this appeared to be a textbook hit from Carrick.