SAN JOSE, CA - JANUARY 08: Shane O'Brien #55 of the Nashville Predators falls ono the ice after being hit by Dany Heatley #15 of the San Jose Sharks at HP Pavilion on January 8, 2011 in San Jose, California. Goalie Pekka Rinne #35 of the Predators and Joe Thornton #19 of the Sharks follow the action on the ice. (Photo by Ezra Shaw/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