USSR Rookie of the Year (1987) Garry F. Longman Memorial Trophy (Rookie of the Year IHL) (1993)
Claimed by Nashville from Anaheim in Expansion Draft, June 26, 1998. Traded to Edmonton by Nashville with Jim Dowd for Eric Fichaud, Drake Berehowsky and Greg de Vries, October 1, 1998. Traded to Phoenix by Edmonton for Phoenix's 5th round choice (later traded to Nashville Nashville selected Matt Koalska) in 2000 Entry Draft, March 11, 1999. Traded to Florida by Phoenix with Phoenix's 4th round choice (Chris Eade) in 2000 Entry Draft for Sean Burke and Florida's 5th round choice (Nate Kiser) in 2000 Entry Draft, November 18, 1999.
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