Dallas Stars winger Antoine Roussel should have been credited with an assist on an Ottawa Senators line change Saturday night.

Early in the first period of the Stars’ eventual 3-1 win, Roussel sent Senators winger Milan Michalek tumbling into his own bench with a big check at the blue line. Michalek disappeared behind the boards momentarily but quickly popped up, smiling from ear to ear, and took his seat on the pine.

Here’s a guy who can appreciate a good hockey hit.

Check it out in the video below.