Traded to Boston by Anaheim for Phoenix's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Anaheim selected Maxime Macenauer) in 2007 Entry Draft and future considerations, November 13, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Ufa (Russia), August 9, 2007.
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