05/23/2011 08:00 am ET Updated Dec 06, 2017

Keith Ballard Flips Over Jamie McGinn: Canucks Defenseman's Huge Hit (VIDEO)

Vancouver's Keith Ballard made arguably the best hit of the NHL playoffs during Game 4 of the Western Conference Finals on Sunday. Early in the second period, Sharks winger Jamie McGinn charged at Ballard in Vancouver's zone. But the Canucks defenseman quickly ducked and hip checked McGinn, taking out his legs.

McGinn flipped over Ballard and came close to falling on his head. Fortunately, McGinn immediately got back up as the game continued. Scroll down to watch the hit.