COLUMBUS, OH - DECEMBER 17: Rick Nash #61 of the Columbus Blue Jackets bounces a puck on his stick during warmups prior to the start of their game against the Phoenix Coyotes on December 17, 2009 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/NHLI via Getty Images)
I think I'm lucky to be here and you definitely don't take very many things for granted, if you take anything for granted. I definitely put my family and my wife and my close family in perspective, that they're the most important thing in the world. I want to do whatever I can to play hockey, but like I said, under the right circumstances.
— Stars forward Rich Peverley to "The Musers" radio show on The Ticket 1310 AM in Dallas