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Stars’ Roussel to have disciplinary hearing for cross checking major

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Antoine Roussel

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Dallas Stars forward Antoine Roussel will have a hearing with the NHL’s Department of Player Safety on Thursday.

Roussel was ejected from Tuesday’s game against the Boston Bruins after he threw a vicious cross check on defenseman Adam McQuaid less than four minutes into the opening period.


Earlier this season, Roussel was handed the maximum fine for a sucker punch on Justin Braun. He’s gained a reputation in the NHL since coming into the league two years ago, although he admitted in November he doesn’t care about that.

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