SAN JOSE, CA - DECEMBER 23: Antti Niemi #31 of the San Jose Sharks keeps his eyes on the puck as teammate Dan Boyle protects the net against the Los Angeles Kings at HP Pavilion on December 23, 2011 in San Jose, California. (Photo by Don Smith/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