TAMPA, FL - OCTOBER 21: Steve Downie #9 of the Tampa Bay Lightning jokes around with teammates before the start of the game against the New York Islanders at the St. Pete Times Forum on October 21, 2010 in Tampa, Florida. (Photo by Scott Audette/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