Originally written on NESN.com  |  Last updated 11/4/14

GLENDALE, AZ - OCTOBER 17: Johnny Boychuk #55 of the Boston Bruins watches from the bench during the NHL game against the Phoenix Coyotes at Jobing.com Arena on October 17, 2009 in Glendale, Arizona. The Coyotes defeated the Bruins 4-1. (Photo by Christian Petersen/Getty Images)
Johnny Boychuk knows how to deliver a good, clean body check. Just 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 NESN.com Bruins reporter Douglas Flynn that delivering a big-time hit doesn't just hit by accident. Like many other things in sports, delivering a big hit is something of a science. See the video above to hear Boychuk explain that science.
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