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Jets' Peluso suspended three games for hit on Goligoski

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TSN.ca Staff
12/15/2013 2:14:59 PM
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Winnipeg Jets forward Anthony Peluso has been suspended three games for his hit on Dallas Stars defenceman Alex Goligoski during Saturday's contest.

Peluso had a phone hearing on Sunday with the NHL's Department of Player Safety.

During the second period of the Jets' 6-4 loss at the hands of the Stars, Peluso hammered Goligoski into the boards from behind just after he played the puck up the ice.

Peluso was assessed a five-minute major and a game misconduct for boarding on the play.

Goligoski was slow to get to his feet and eventually left the ice bleeding.

The 28-year-old defenceman returned to the game in the third period.

Peluso has no prior suspension history in the NHL.

Anthony Peluso (Photo: Lance Thomson/NHLI via Getty Images)

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(Photo: Lance Thomson/NHLI via Getty Images)
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