Rich Peverley (heart) has not been cleared for skating yet.
Doctors have cleared Rich Peverley to exercise, but the Dallas forward says he has a few more benchmarks to pass before he's deemed ready to handle the rigors of NHL play again.
Dallas Stars center Rich Peverley said he is making progress in his recovery from an irregular heartbeat, but did not confirm whether or not he will able to return to NHL action next season.
According to a source, at least one doctor has said that Rich Peverley could play next season.
Rich Peverley isn't sure if he'll be able to play again, but he's trying to stay upbeat about it.
Rich Peverley skated on Thursday for the first time since undergoing heart surgery on Mar. 19, saying his goal is to play again this season.
Rich Peverley had an abnormal heart rhythm corrected with surgery on Tuesday.
The March 10th Columbus Blue Jackets-Dallas Stars game has been postponed to April 9.
Rich Peverley visited the Stars' practice facility on Thursday morning after he was released from the hospital on Wednesday night.
The season-ending heart procedure that Rich Peverley will undergo was something he's been planning to do for a while.
Rich Peverley (heart) will not be available for the remainder of the 2013-14 campaign.
Rich Peverley is resting comfortably while he undergoes testing to determine the cause of his cardiac event Monday night.
Rich Peverley (heart) is in stable condition in hospital after collapsing in the first period at the Dallas bench.
Dallas' Fox TV is reporting that Rich Peverley is conscious.