NEWARK, NJ - DECEMBER 27: Jack Johnson #7 of the Columbus Blue Jackets shoots the puck during warmups prior to the game against the New Jersey Devils at the Prudential Center on December 27, 2013 in Newark, New Jersey. (Photo by Andy Marlin/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