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Monday, March 10, 2014
Reaction to Rich Peverley collapsing

By Sarah Goldstein

Rich Peverley of the Dallas Stars, who has a history with heart issues, was taken to the hospital Monday night after collapsing on the bench in the first period of their game against the visiting Columbus Blue Jackets.

The game was postponed.

When he dropped. It was red alert. Don't worry about the game. It was about getting the doctors"-Coach Ruff

— Dallas Stars (@DallasStars) March 11, 2014

Per Dr. Salazar, Peverley was aware of where he was when became conscious and wanted to get back in to the game.

— Dallas Stars (@DallasStars) March 11, 2014

"First thing Rich asked me when I spoke to him- 'how much time left in the period'. You know, typical athlete"-Coach Ruff

— Dallas Stars (@DallasStars) March 11, 2014

Thoughts and prayers to my old roomie Rich Peverly. May you find the strength to overcome the battles you face moving forward. @DallasStars

— Jordin Tootoo (@Jtootoo22) March 11, 2014

Thoughts and prayers go out to pevs and his family thinking of you bud

— Brad Marchand (@Bmarch63) March 11, 2014

Wins and losses aside the NHL is a small community. I think we can all say our thoughts are with Peverley and his family. #getwell

— Bobby Ryan (@b_ryan9) March 11, 2014

Thinking about the Peverley family on this tough night

— marc savard (@MSavvy91) March 11, 2014

@NHL: .@DallasStars Peverley is doing well and is in stable condition. He is transported to the hospital.” Good to hear! Thoughts with him

— David Perron (@DP_57) March 11, 2014

Scary situation here in Dallas tonight. Every one obviously shaken. Hats off to @BlueJacketsNHL @DallasStars @NHL . Awaiting positive news.

— jody shelley (@shelleyhawk45) March 11, 2014

Prayers for rich peverley

— chris stewart (@CstewSTL25) March 11, 2014

Remember hockey is just a game. Thoughts and prayers go out to the health of Rich Peverley and his family. #getwellsoon

— Nathan Thompson (@NateThompson44) March 11, 2014

Thoughts and prayers with Pevs right now! Scary to see something like that.

— Steven Kampfer (@SteveKampfer47) March 11, 2014

Thoughts and prayers go out to Rich Peverley. Very scary what happened in Dallas tonight. Great work by the Stars' medical staff.

— Martin Biron (@martybiron43) March 11, 2014

How bout Stars Rich Peverley's first words after a "cardiac event" was asking his coach how much time left in the 1st period. #amazing

— Kirk Herbstreit (@KirkHerbstreit) March 11, 2014

Glad Rich Peverley is conscious, under medical care. Thoughts, prayers to him, his family and @dallasstars. #NHL good call to postpone game.

— Linda Cohn (@lindacohn) March 11, 2014

Thoughts and prayers in Dallas... my gosh.

— Pierre LeBrun (@Real_ESPNLeBrun) March 11, 2014

Great TV job by @Razor5Hole and @RalphStrangis during the Peverley scare. Lots of silence, no babble and guessing. Very Smart/respectful

— John Buccigross (@Buccigross) March 11, 2014

Our thoughts are with our friends the @DallasStars, Rich Peverley and his family this evening

— Dallas Cowboys (@dallascowboys) March 11, 2014

Our thoughts are with Rich Peverley. Hearing he asked "how much time was left in the period" when he woke up. Hockey players everyone.

— LA Kings (@LAKings) March 11, 2014

Thoughts and well wishes tonight are with Rich Peverley and the @DallasStars.

— New Jersey Devils (@NHLDevils) March 11, 2014

I hope Rich Peverley is ok. Scary incident in the Dallas game tonight. Positive thoughts and prayers from all in our Organization.

— Dallas Eakins (@dallaseakins) March 11, 2014

Very scary moments tonight in Dallas. All of #OilCountry's thoughts and prayers are with Rich Peverley, his family and the @DallasStars.

— Edmonton Oilers (@EdmontonOilers) March 11, 2014

Before we start the 2nd … Sometimes hockey isn't all that important. Thoughts to the @DallasStars, Rich Peverley and his family.

— Colorado Avalanche (@Avalanche) March 11, 2014

Our thoughts are with Rich Peverley and the @DallasStars organization. Best wishes for a speedy recovery.

— Philadelphia Flyers (@NHLFlyers) March 11, 2014

We join the rest of the hockey community in sending our thoughts and prayers to Rich Peverley, his family and the @DallasStars organization.

— St. Louis Blues (@StLouisBlues) March 11, 2014

Our thoughts and well wishes go out to Rich Peverley, his family and the @DallasStars organization.

— New York Rangers (@NYRangers) March 11, 2014

.@DallasStars Our thoughts are with your team. Wishing Rich Peverley all the best and a full recovery.

— Buffalo Sabres (@BuffaloSabres) March 11, 2014

Count us among those wishing Rich Peverley, his family and the Stars all the best. Always such a tough competitor.

— Chicago Blackhawks (@NHLBlackhawks) March 11, 2014