• His grandfather, Lou, captained Team USA at the 1968 Olympics and played for Minnesota from 1968 to 1978. He was named coach and general manager of the North Stars in 1978 and stayed on as GM until 1988. His father, Marty, was drafted 161st overall in 1986 by Chicago.
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