Brother of Boris
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1998)
Traded to Pittsburgh by Toronto with Toronto's 2nd round choice (later traded to New Jersey New Jersey selected Josh DeWolf) in 1996 Entry Draft for Larry Murphy, July 8, 1995. Traded to Anaheim by Pittsburgh with Shawn Antoski for Alex Hicks and Fredrik Olausson, November 19, 1996. Traded to Detroit by Anaheim for Jamie Pushor and Detroit's 4th round choice (Viktor Wallin) in 1998 Entry Draft, March 24, 1998. Signed as a free agent by Washington, July 29, 1998. Missed majority of 2000-01 season and entire 2001-02 due to back injury vs. Tampa Bay, January 23, 2001.
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