• His father, Derian, was drafted eighth overall in 1990 by Minnesota. He played 1,045 NHL games from 1992 to 2008 (Minnesota, Dallas, Detroit and Philadelphia) and became the first U.S.-born player to captain a team to a Stanley Cup when he helped the Stars win in 1999.
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