The Dallas Stars need to acquire a forward who meets exposure qualifications unless they want to leave Antoine Roussel unprotected in the upcoming expansion draft.

Roussel has been a bright spot in a disappointing season in Dallas, and is on pace for career highs in goals and total points -- but, as the roster stands before Wednesday’s trade deadline, he would still be unprotected in the June expansion draft.

The Las Vegas Golden Knights will select one player from each team. If the Stars don’t add a forward, Roussel and Cody Eakin would likely be the two forwards Dallas is required to leave exposed. brings stories and statistics together to make you smarter about the sports and games you love.