Center Heads Back Up to NHL Club After Two AHL Games
CEDAR PARK, TX – The Texas Stars, proud American Hockey League affiliate of the Dallas Stars, announced today that Dallas has recalled center Antoine Roussel from Texas.
Roussel, 23, ranks eighth in scoring with 19 points (8 goals, 11 assists) for Texas this season and leads the team with 107 penalty minutes in 43 games. On Feb. 1, Roussel made his NHL debut against the Phoenix Coyotes, where he earned his first career NHL goal on his first shot. In his five NHL appearances, Roussel has one goal and seven shots with six penalty minutes. The Roubaix, France native is the eighth French-born player to skate in an NHL game, and is one of five Dallas Stars since 2006 to score a goal in his first NHL contest. Roussel went undrafted and was signed by Dallas as a free agent on July 2, 2012.
The Dallas Stars are currently on a three-game winning streak and faceoff against the Edmonton Oilers tomorrow night (Tuesday, Feb. 12) at 8:30 pm CT (TV: FOX Sports Southwest; Radio: 1310 The Ticket).
The Texas Stars prepare for a three-game home stand beginning on Tuesday, February 12th, as they host the Houston Aeros for a 7:30 p.m. faceoff at Cedar Park Center. Pro-rated full and partial 2012-13 season seat packages are on sale now. For more information on Texas Stars season tickets call (512) GO-STARS (467-8277) or visit www.TexasStarsHockey.com.
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