Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley hasn’t played in the NHL since he collapsed on the bench during a game in March 2014.
Fortunately for Peverley, who underwent heart surgery about a week after the incident, it appears a comeback might be possible if he wants to resume his career.
TSN’s Bob McKenzie shared the details Wednesday via Twitter.
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If the veteran forward is cleared for hockey activities and attempts a comeback, it might not be with the Stars.
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Peverley was acquired by Dallas from the Boston Bruins in July 2013 in a trade involving Tyler Seguin. He was a fan favorite during his two-plus seasons in Boston and played a key role in the Bruins’ 2011 Stanley Cup Final win over the Vancouver Canucks.
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