Day: February 11, 2015

Stars’ Roussel Suspended 2 Games for Cross-Checking

Antoine Roussel, you can’t do that.   And now you’re going to get suspended for it. The gritty Stars forward saw his night come to an abrupt end when he was ejected less than four minutes in to Tuesday night’s game against the Boston Bruins. He was on his second shift of the game when he crossed paths with Bruins defenseman Adam McQuaid. As Roussel carried the puck in the neutral zone, McQuaid came flying in to deliver a body check. Roussel stopped short, eluding the hit, but took offense nonetheless. Now without the puck, Roussel turned his attention – and...

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Tonight’s NHL Referees & Linesmen – 2/11/15

Detroit Red Wings at Pittsburgh Penguins – 8:00 EST Referees Marc Joannette (#25) Games 2014-15: 47 Career Games: 973 First NHL Game: Oct 1 1999 Birthplace: Verdun, QC Joannette NHL Rank NHL Avg Goals/Gm 5.5 12 5.4 Power Plays/Gm 2.9 37 3.2 Penalties/Gm 3.7 36 4.2 PIM/Gm 8.9 35 10.1 % of Penl on Home Team 47% 28 48% More Penl on Road Team 13% 7 7% Home Win % 60% 4 49% Home Record 28-19 Games to OT/SO 28% 11 25% Calls by Period Per 1st 2nd 3rd Pctg 29% 41% 30% Rank 33 7 17 Team Records...

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