OMJHL First All-Star Team (1979)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1983)
Missed majority of 1985-86 season recovering from Bells Palsy, November 23, 1985. Traded to Boston by Minnesota for Boston's 3rd round choice (Rob Zettler) in 1986 Entry Draft and 2nd round choice (Scott McGrady) in 1987 Entry Draft, May 16, 1986.
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