Traded to Calgary by NY Islanders with Tyrone Garner and Calgary's 6th round choice (previously acquired, Calgary selected Ilja Demidov) in 1997 Entry Draft for Robert Reichel, March 18, 1997. Traded to Chicago by Calgary with Eric Andersson and Jamie Allison for Jeff Shantz and Steve Dubinsky, October 27, 1998. Traded to Anaheim by Chicago for Toronto's 4th round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Washington Washington selected Ryan Vanbuskirk) in 2000 Entry Draft, October 27, 1998. Traded to Boston by Anaheim for Boston's 3rd round choice (later traded to Nashville later traded to Detroit Detroit selected Valtteri Filppula) in 2002 Entry Draft, March 6, 2002.
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