MONTREAL, CANADA - SEPTEMBER 20: Michael Ryder #73 of the Dallas Stars skates with the puck while being defended by Andreas Engqvist #63 of the Montreal Canadiens during the NHL pre-season game at the Bell Centre on September 20, 2011 in Montreal, Quebec, Canada. (Photo by Richard Wolowicz/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