ST. LOUIS, MO - DECEMBER 6: Kevin Shattenkirk #22 of the St. Louis Blues shoots the puck at goalie Jaroslav Halak #41 as they warm up before an NHL game against the Detroit Red Wings on December 6, 2011 at Scottrade Center in St. Louis, Missouri. (Photo by Mark Buckner/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