Blake Comeau comfortably replaces Antoine Roussel, but potentially blocks prospects' path to the NHL

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Blake Comeau comfortably replaces Antoine Roussel, but potentially blocks prospects' path to the NHL
Blake Comeau comfortably replaces Antoine Roussel, but potentially blocks prospects' path to the NHL

Antoine Roussel leaving the Dallas Stars via free agency was a poorly kept secret. He was seeking money the Stars were unwilling or unable to offer; a modest raise for a quality player. He got it from the Vancouver Canucks in the form of a four year deal for $3.000.000 per season. It's a fine contract for a fine player. Roussel could skate, chip in the occasional goal, and he was an excellent penalty killer with the ability to push the attack up the ice when given the chance to do so. The Stars might not miss him on the ice as much as fans will miss him off the ice. One of the first questions the Stars answered this offseason was how they were going to try to replace him. Blake Comeau is going

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