• He started skating at the age of three, playing on his first hockey team in his hometown of Hamilton. He credits his parents for having the most influence on his career for their support and for “driving me to Toronto five nights a week to play”.
• Chiarot’s family has a history of football players -- his grandfather played in the CFL, his father played football at Western University and his uncle went to McMaster University.
• Nicknamed “Beno” he patterns his game after Dion Phaneuf and if he could invite any three people to dinner he would choose Phaneuf, Wayne Gretzky and his grandfather.
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