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Video: Peluso gets game misconduct for boarding Goligoski (update)


James OBrien

Rugged Winnipeg Jets winger Anthony Peluso received a five-minute major and game misconduct for boarding Dallas Stars defenseman Alex Goligoski on Saturday. The hit happened in the second period.

Here’s video of the hit (H/T to Kukla’s Korner):

Goligoski, 28, returned during the third period, which might help Peluso, 24, to avoid a suspension or fine. He doesn’t have a history of supplemental discipline during his brief time in the NHL.

The Stars scored two power-play goals following that hit, so Dallas made Peluso and the Jets pay on the ice.

Dallas eventually won 6-4 as Sergei Gonchar collected four assists while the Stars chased Ondrej Pavelec.

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