UNIONDALE, NY - MARCH 04: John Tavares #91 of the New York Islanders walks out onto the ice for warm-ups prior to the start of the game against the New Jersey Devils at Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum on March 4, 2012 in Uniondale, New York. (Photo by Mike Stobe/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