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Antoine Roussel | Winger

Team: Dallas Stars
Age / DOB:  (25) / 11/21/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'0' / 200
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Dallas Stars and Team France forward Antoine Roussel leads the World Hockey Championship with 34 PIMs through five games.
France unfortunately has just one win during their five games. The rugged forward, who is still pointless in the tournament, had another nice season for the Stars. He posted 13 goals, 25 points, and 148 PIMs through 80 games this past season. May 10 - 8:24 PM

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After serving his two game suspension, Antoine Roussel will skate to the left of Cody Eakin and Ryan Garbutt to form Dallas' second line on Tuesday night versus St. Louis.

Roussel has 11 goals and 22 points this season but his fantasy value is in penalty minutes as he is fourth in the league with 112 minutes combined with 78 hits.
Source: NHL.com
Feb 17 - 7:56 PM

Antoine Roussel completed his two game suspension on Saturday.

Roussel was suspended for cross-checking Boston's Adam McQuaid in the neck. The Stars next play on February 17 when they are in St. Louis. Roussel has 11 goals and 22 points this season but his fantasy value is in penalty minutes as he is fourth in the league with 112 minutes.
Feb 15 - 5:20 AM

Antoine Roussel has been suspended for two games for cross-checking Boston's Adam McQuaid.

The incident occurred Tuesday's game at the 3:43 mark of the first period. Roussel delivered a cross-check to McQuaid's neck, which earned him a five-minute major and a game misconduct. He will be eligible to return on Tuesday, February 17 against St. Louis.
Feb 12 - 12:33 PM

Antoine Roussel will have a hearing with the NHL Thursday morning after cross-checking Boston's Adam McQuaid Tuesday night.

He was assessed a five-minute major and a game misconduct on the play, so his night came to an end less than four minutes into the contest. Roussel will likely be suspended for the infraction.
Feb 11 - 9:08 AM

Antoine Roussel registered his 10th goal of the season on Tuesday as part of 4-2 loss to the Blue Jackets.

With 20 points and 82 penalty minutes in what amounts to about half a season, Roussel is a fantasy gem in leagues that reward PIM and is probably still underrated despite the perennial love he receives from Rotoworld. Ales Hemsky also scored a goal for Dallas in the loss.
Jan 7 - 12:13 AM

Antoine Roussel scored the game-winner for the Stars in a 3-2 win over the New York Rangers on Monday.

The Stars agitator added three hits in 13:27 of ice-time. John Klingberg and Ales Hemsky rounded out the scoring for the Stars in a quiet night for the top players in green and white. Both Tyler Seguin and Jamie Benn were held off the score board. Dallas can thank goalie Kari Lehtonen and its' secondary scoring for this win.
Mon, Dec 29, 2014 11:34:00 PM

Antoine Roussel was one of the few members of the Stars to make a positive contribution despite a 4-0 loss to Toronto on Tuesday.

As is his style, Roussel racked up nine penalty minutes in the defeat and was one of just a few Dallas players who wasn't saddled with a negative plus/minus rating in the contest. His 85 PIM place him second in the league behind only the Penguins' Steve Downie.
Tue, Dec 23, 2014 10:43:00 PM

Antoine Roussel scored into an empty net in Wednesday's 2-0 win over Vancouver.

He has two goals and two assists in a three-game scoring streak. Roussel hasn't picked up a penalty minute in his past five games, but he still sits fifth in the league with 62 minutes in the sin bin.
Thu, Dec 18, 2014 12:29:00 PM

Antoine Roussel posted his sixth goal of the year in Tuesday's loss to Winnipeg.

It was his first tally since Nov. 15 and it snapped a six-game scoring slump. Roussel has 13 points and 62 penalty minutes in 28 contests.
Wed, Dec 10, 2014 01:21:00 PM

Antoine Roussel scored a goal in Dallas' 2-1 loss to Minnesota on Saturday.

Roussel's second period goal gave Dallas a 1-0 lead, but they were unable to fight off the Wild. The 24-year-old is not only a physical presence, but he can also put up some points. Roussel now has five goals and 10 points in 17 games this season. He is on pace to surpass the 20-goal mark for the first time in his career.
Sat, Nov 15, 2014 04:44:00 PM

Antoine Roussel has been fined $5,376.34 for punching an unsuspecting opponent.

He struck San Jose defenseman Justin Braun on Saturday after he ran into goalie Alex Stalock. Roussel ended up with 12 penalty minutes on the play. He ranks third in the league with 43 minutes in the sin bin.
Source: NHL.com
Mon, Nov 10, 2014 12:14:00 PM

Antoine Roussel will have a hearing on Monday as he sucker punched Justin Braun late in Saturday's game.

The incident happened with only 69 seconds to go and Roussel ended up getting two minutes and a game misconduct as he apparently hit Braun while the linesman was holding back the Sharks defenseman.
Sun, Nov 9, 2014 12:03:00 PM

Antoine Roussel will start Thursday's game on the top power-play unit.

"We're looking for more net front," coach Lindy Ruff said. "We have to get somebody inside, and I think that we have good skill on the power play. We need somebody that's willing to really take one for the team _ stay in there, hunker down. We've got some good shooters. We need a guy that can take the goalie's eyes away." Roussel has chipped in two goals and six points in 12 games this year. Playing on the power play should give him a nice boost for as long as it lasts.
Thu, Nov 6, 2014 06:09:00 PM

Antoine Roussel scored a goal in Dallas' 2-1 overtime loss to Anaheim on Friday.

Roussel is an intriguing player. He has the potential to score close to 20 goals per season, and is able to put up a lot of penalty minutes as well. The 24-year-old now has four goals and six points in 10 games this season. He is also on pace to surpass the 200-penalty minute mark.
Fri, Oct 31, 2014 11:32:00 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
PosRoleName
C1Tyler Seguin
2Jason Spezza
3Cody Eakin
4Vernon Fiddler
LW1Jamie Benn
2Antoine Roussel
3Shawn Horcoff
4Travis Moen
5Brendan Ranford
RW1Ales Hemsky
2Ryan Garbutt
3Patrick Eaves
4Colton Sceviour
5Valeri Nichushkin
6Rich Peverley
D1Alex Goligoski
2Trevor Daley
3John Klingberg
4Jason Demers
5Jordie Benn
6Jyrki Jokipakka
G1Kari Lehtonen
2Jhonas Enroth