Selected by Cleveland (WHA) in 1973 WHA Amateur Draft, June, 1973. Traded to St. Louis by California for Glenn Patrick, July 18, 1974. WHA rights claimed by Phoenix (WHA) from Cleveland (WHA) in WHA Expansion Draft, June, 1975. Traded to Cincinnati (WHA) by Phoenix (WHA) for Gary Veneruzzo, November, 1975.
We were thinking about Rich back home, but I thought we did a great job getting mentally ready for this game. We're still in a big playoff push and we found a way to get two points. It's not easy. It hit our guys pretty good [Monday] night. We did a great job as a group.
— Dallas captain Jamie Benn on the Stars' OT victory against the St. Louis Blues the night after Rich Peverley collapsed on the bench