Zadorov sends Scheifele flying across the ice with headshot, gets taken out by two Jets players in retaliation

Was this the biggest hit of 2017?

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With 2017 closing out, and the new year approaching, we thought we'd take a look at what we think was the NHL's biggest hit of the year. 

This particular one occurred in the 2016-17 season, and in case you didn't see it before, check it out here.

Colorado Avalanche defenseman Nikita Zadorov delivers a devastating blow to Winnipeg Jets' star centre Mark Scheifele's head, and sends him flying across two timezones.

Jacob Trouba and Patrik Laine go straight for Zadorov, with Trouba ultimately laying a beat down while the hulking defenseman turtled. The referees attempted to protect him, but there was no stopping Trouba from exacting his revenge.

A mini brawl ensued, with many penalties getting doled out.

What do you think - was this "hit of the year" worthy?