DENVER - NOVEMBER 27: Paul Stastny #26 of the Colorado Avalanche takes to the ice for the pre-game skate to face off against the Minnesota Wild as young Avalanche fans watch from the bench at the Pepsi Center on November 27, 2010 in Denver, Colorado. (Photo by Michael Martin/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