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NHL suspends Peluso for three

Jets winger Anthony Peluso has been suspended for three games by the NHL today.

Peluso was ejected from Saturday's home game against Dallas for a hit from behind and into the boards on Stars defenceman Alex Goligoski.

Winnipeg Jets Anthony Peluso (left) has been suspended for three games by the NHL.

Winnipeg Jets Anthony Peluso (left) has been suspended for three games by the NHL.

The league conducted a phone hearing with Peluso at mid-day Sunday.

In its release today, the NHL said that under the terms of the Collective Bargaining Agreement and, based on his average annual salary, Peluso will forfeit $8,653.86. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.

Tim.campbell@freepress.mb.ca

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Updated on Sunday, December 15, 2013 at 2:15 PM CST: Video of hit added

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