Welcome to Dallas, Jason Demers.
In his first game with the Dallas Stars, the former San Jose Sharks defenseman said hello to some old friends: The Los Angeles Kings, who visited the Lone Star State on Saturday night.
In the first period, Jarret Stoll had the puck in the neutral zone, attempting to cross the Dallas blue line. Alas, he didn’t know Demers would keep the lost art of the perfectly executed hip check alive. Stoll earned some frequent flier miles, hurtling to the ice.
Here's the super slow-mo of the hit:
Heck of a hit by Demers. And, of course the Sharks defenseman only steps up with an amazing play against the Kings the moment he leaves San Jose …