NEW YORK – Dallas Stars forward Antoine Roussel has been fined $5,376.34, the maximum allowable under the Collective Bargaining Agreement, for punching an unsuspecting opponent, San Jose Sharks defenseman Justin Braun, during NHL Game No. 211 in Dallas on Saturday, November 8, the National Hockey League's Department of Player Safety announced today.
The incident occurred at 18:51 of the third period. Roussel was assessed a misconduct penalty.
The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.