WINNIPEG, CANADA - SEPTEMBER 30: Jerred Smithson #25 of the Nashville Predators and Ondrej Pavelec #31 of the Winnipeg Jets watch the puck fly into the net as Cal O'Reilly #16 (not shown) of the Nashville Predators scores against the Winnipeg Jets in a game in preseason NHL action at the MTS Centre on September 30, 2011 in Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada. (Photo by Marianne Helm/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