UNIONDALE, NY - APRIL 16: NYPD officer stands guard outside of the Nassau Veterans Memorial Coliseum prior to the game between the New York Islanders and the Florida Panthers on April 16, 2013 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