COLUMBUS, OH - DECEMBER 31: Ryan Johansen #19 of the Columbus Blue Jackets and Dennis Wideman #6 of the Washington Capitals chase after a loose puck during the first period on December 31, 2011 at Nationwide Arena in Columbus, Ohio. (Photo by Jamie Sabau/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