The Winnipeg Jets have signed tough guy Anthony Peluso to a two-year, $1.125 million deal.
The Jets claimed the 24-year-old forward off waivers on Jan. 6, 2012. Before suffering a season ending injury, he made his NHL debut by playing five games with the Jets. He had two assists and 14 penalty minutes.
Peluso played in 181 career American Hockey League games with Peoria with 15 goals, 14 assists and 376 career penalty minutes. He was originally drafted by the St. Louis Blues in the sixth round, 160th overall, in the 2007 NHL Draft.