VANCOUVER, BC - DECEMBER 8: Ryan Kesler #17 of the Vancouver Canucks picks his game sticks in the Canucks dressing room before their NHL game against the Colorado Avalanche at Rogers Arena December 8, 2013 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. (Photo by Jeff Vinnick/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