Stars’ Antoine Roussel Suspended Two Games For Cross-Checking Adam McQuaid


Feb 12, 2015

Antoine Roussel is about to take a little vacation.

The Dallas Stars forward was suspended two games for a cross-check to the throat area of Boston Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid, the NHL Department of Player Safety announced Thursday.

The incident occurred in the first period of the Stars’ 5-3 win over the Bruins on Tuesday in Boston. McQuaid appeared to challenge Roussel to a fight, and the Dallas agitator responded with the high cross-check. Roussel was given a 5-minute major and a game misconduct penalty.

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Roussel was fined $5,376 earlier this season for sucker-punching San Jose Sharks defenseman Justin Braun.

Thumbnail photo via Dallas Starsf forward Antoine Roussel celebrates his goal against the New York Rangers during the second period at the American Airlines Center.
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