Signed as a free agent by Anaheim, September 7, 1993. Traded to Phoenix by Anaheim for Jim McKenzie, June 18, 1998. Traded to Montreal by Phoenix for cash, March 23, 1999. Officially announced his retirement, August 24, 2001. Signed as a free agent by Inglostadt (Germany), July 21, 2002.
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