• In 2011-12, he helped the Regina Pats make the playoffs for the first time in four years, recording 22 goals and 20 assists despite missing 14 games with an injury. He was named the Pats’ Most Sportsmanlike Player.
• His cousin, Joey Kocur, was drafted 91st overall in 1983 by Detroit and won three Stanley Cups (Detroit: 1997, 1998 and NY Rangers: 1994). Other cousins Shay Stephenson (198th overall in 2003 by Carolina) and Logan Stephenson (35th overall in 2004) by Phoenix) both play in the KHL.
NHL team: Detroit Red Wings NHL player: Milan Lucic Shootout move: Shoot stick side Video game: Call of Duty Movie: Out Cold TV show: One Tree Hill Website: nitrocircus.com Book: Lone Survivor Home-cooked meal: Taco Salad Activity away from the rink: Golf
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