Nathan MacKinnon hit forces Avalanche star to leave game in win over Sharks

The Colorado Avalanche downs the San Jose Sharks 4-0 on Wednesday night, but the win came with an injured player on the ice.

Nathan MacKinnon took a hit from Sharks winger Joachim Blichfeld in the third period that sent him to the ice.

Blichfeld caught MacKinnon with an illegal check to the head while crossing back to the bench.

Watch the hit on MacKinnon below.