• This past season he was diagnosed with diabetes after his teammate, Leigh Salters, who has battled diabetes for 14 years, noticed he was exhibiting similar symptoms. Once he started taking insulin, Knight finished the season strong -- he led London in playoff scoring with 10 goals and finished third with 17 points (10-7--17) in 12 games.
• The 5-foot-11, 186-pound forward is the first player from Battle Creek, Michigan to be selected into the NHL.
We were thinking about Rich back home, but I thought we did a great job getting mentally ready for this game. We're still in a big playoff push and we found a way to get two points. It's not easy. It hit our guys pretty good [Monday] night. We did a great job as a group.
— Dallas captain Jamie Benn on the Stars' OT victory against the St. Louis Blues the night after Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench