Originally posted on Fox Sports Southwest  |  Last updated 3/11/13
In the final minute of Thursday's 5-2 win by the Dallas Stars over the defending Stanley Cup champion Los Angeles Kings at Staples Center, Antoine Roussel scored his fifth goal of the season for Dallas, flipping in an empty netter, to cap the night's scoring. But besides the fact that the French-born winger already has found the back of the net five times, which ranks him fourth on the Stars, it was the way that Roussel, a 23-year-old forward who hit the ice 103 times for Providence and Chicago of the American Hockey League over the last two seasons, that sums up exactly what he has meant to Glen Gulutzan's club. In the final moments of that big win over the Kings on their home ice, he could very well have just skated out the string and put it on cruise control with the victory already assured for his team. But when linemate Derek Roy fired the puck toward the Kings net and it struck the end boards behind the goal before deflecting to near the right post, Roussel didn't let up. He...
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