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Anthony Peluso
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Born April 18, 1989 (1989-04-18) (age 30)
North York, Ontario, Canada
Height 6 ft 3 in (1.91 m)
Weight 235 lb (107 kg; 16 st 11 lb)
Position Right Wing
Shoots Right
NHL team Winnipeg Jets
NHL Draft 160th overall, 2007
St. Louis Blues
Playing career 2009–present

Anthony Peulso (born on April 18, 1989) is a Canadian professional ice hockey player currently playing for the Winnipeg Jets of the National Hockey League (NHL).

He was selected by the St. Louis Blues in the 6th round (160th overall) of the 2007 NHL Entry Draft.

Playing CareerEdit

Prior to turning professional, Anthony played major junior hockey in the Ontario Hockey League with the Erie Otters, Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds and the Brampton Battalion.

On March 12, 2009, the St. Louis Blues signed him to a three-year entry-level contract.

Prior to the shortened 2012–13 lockout season, Anthony was claimed off waivers from the Blues by the Winnipeg Jets on January 16, 2013.

On July 22, 2013, the Jets signed Anthony who was an RFA to a two-year extension worth $1.125-million. He scored his first NHL goal on October 24, 2013 against Carter Hutton of the Nashville Predators.

On June 17, 2015, the Jets resigned Anthony to a two-year extension, worth $1.35 million.

Career StatisticsEdit

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2004–05 Aurora Tigers OPJHL 3 0 1 1 2
2005–06 Erie Otters OHL 68 5 3 8 66
2006–07 Erie Otters OHL 52 7 3 10 176
2007–08 Erie Otters OHL 21 3 3 6 41
2007–08 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 42 4 11 15 83 14 2 1 3 12
2008–09 Sault Ste. Marie Greyhounds OHL 36 9 6 15 68
2008–09 Brampton Battalion OHL 27 11 11 22 57 21 8 7 15 29
2009–10 Peoria Rivermen AHL 22 1 1 2 57
2009–10 Bloomington PrairieThunder IHL 2 0 1 1 12
2009–10 Alaska Aces ECHL 27 4 7 11 48 4 1 0 1 6
2010–11 Peoria Rivermen AHL 62 5 2 7 102 4 1 0 1 0
2011–12 Peoria Rivermen AHL 61 4 5 9 159
2012–13 Peoria Rivermen AHL 36 5 6 11 58
2012–13 Winnipeg Jets NHL 5 0 2 2 14
2013–14 Winnipeg Jets NHL 53 2 3 5 65
2014–15 Winnipeg Jets NHL 49 1 1 2 86
NHL totals 107 3 6 9 165
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