NEWARK, NJ - JANUARY 04: Mikko Koivu #9 of the Minnesota Wild searches for a missing puck in the pads of Niklas Backstrom #32 during warmups prior to the game against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on January 4, 2011 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Bruce Bennett/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