Traded to Brandon (WHL) by Tri-City (WHL) for Jomar Cruz, November 23, 1999. Missed majority of 2000-01 due to shoulder injury vs. Red Deer (WHL), October 10, 2000. Traded to Chicago by Buffalo for Michael Leighton, October 4, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Malmo (Sweden), August 31, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Zurich (Swiss), December 26, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Atlanta, August 8, 2007.
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