RALEIGH, NC - DECEMBER 20: Martin Erat #10 of the Washington Capitals pressures Jiri Tlusty #19 of the Carolina Hurricanes during their game at PNC Arena on December 20, 2013 in Raleigh, North Carolina. (Photo by Grant Halverson/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