August 19, 2017


14° C, Clear

Full Forecast

Record: 40 – 35 – 7

Winnipeg Jets Logo

Winnipeg Jets (40 – 35 – 7)


Advertise With Us

Peluso suspended for three games over hit

Hey there, time traveller!
This article was published 16/12/2013 (1342 days ago), so information in it may no longer be current.

THERE was swift justice from the NHL for Winnipeg Jets left-winger Anthony Peluso.

The league ruled Sunday that Peluso will be suspended for three games for his boarding major penalty on Saturday against the Dallas Stars.

Peluso ran a long way at Stars defenceman Alex Goligoski, driving him hard into the glass. He was given the major plus a game misconduct, then had a phone hearing midday Sunday with the department of player safety.

"(Peluso) sees Golgoski's back for some time and distance before he delivers the check," Brian Leetch, of the NHL department of player safety, said in the explanatory video.

The league also did not like the fact Peluso drove upwards as he drove Goligoski into the glass, cutting the Dallas player for 12 stitches.

Peluso will be ineligible to play tonight in Columbus, Tuesday in Buffalo and Friday at home against Florida.

The Jets will be down another player this week. The team announced Sunday left-winger Matt Halischuk will be lost indefinitely after having surgery to repair a fracture in his forearm Sunday.

It was unknown Sunday night who might be recalled from the AHL's St. John's IceCaps to replace Halischuk

Peluso will lose $8,653.86 in salary, the league said. The money goes to the Players' Emergency Assistance Fund.


-- Tim Campbell


Advertise With Us


Updated on Monday, December 16, 2013 at 8:03 AM CST: adds video

You can comment on most stories on You can also agree or disagree with other comments. All you need to do is be a Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscriber to join the conversation and give your feedback.

Have Your Say

New to commenting? Check out our Frequently Asked Questions.

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press print or e-edition subscribers only. why?

Have Your Say

Comments are open to Winnipeg Free Press Subscribers only. why?

The Winnipeg Free Press does not necessarily endorse any of the views posted. By submitting your comment, you agree to our Terms and Conditions. These terms were revised effective January 2015.

Photo Store

Scroll down to load more