Stars' Antoine Roussel suspended two games for cross-check
Dallas Stars forward Antoine Roussel has been suspended two games for cross-checking Boston Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid in the neck area on Tuesday, the NHL Department of Player Safety announced on Thursday.
Early in the first period of Tuesday night's game, Roussel hit McQuaid above the shoulders with the shaft of his stick. Roussel was assessed a five-minute major penalty and a game misconduct.
The Stars are 25-21-8 and tied for the No. 10 seed in the Western Conference.
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