Video: Roussel tossed after high cross-check on McQuaid

31 Comments

Things got ugly early in Boston tonight, as Dallas forward Antoine Roussel was given a five-minute cross checking major and game misconduct for this shot on Adam McQuaid:

source:

Roussel, who was fined earlier this season for a sucker-punch on San Jose defenseman Justin Braun, could find himself back in front of the NHL’s Department of Player Safety for this incident:

McQuaid appeared to be shaken up on the play and left momentarily, but returned to take regular shifts and finished with 5:30 TOI at the end of the opening frame.