Traded to Colorado by Chicago for Roman Vopat and Los Angeles' 6th round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Ottawa Ottawa selected Martin Prusek) in 1999 Entry Draft, November 10, 1998. Suffered career-ending torn rotator cuff injury in game vs. Philadelphia, February 14, 1999.
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