OTTAWA, CANADA - FEBRUARY 25: Erik Karlsson #65 of the Ottawa Senators celebrates his first period goal with teammates Filip Kuba #17 and Milan Michalek #9 against the Boston Bruins during an NHL game at Scotiabank Place on February 25, 2012 in Ottawa, Ontario, Canada. (Photo by Jana Chytilova/Freestyle Photography/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