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Dallas Stars forward Rich Peverley spoke to reporters at a press conference Friday for the first time since undergoing successful heart surgery. He’s been cleared to resume working out, and his goal is to one day return to the NHL. "I went on the ice yesterday. My goal would be to come back."-Peverley on possibility of coming back. He says he will take time to decide.— Dallas Stars (@DallasStars) March 28, 2014 Peverley collapsed during a March 10 game against the Columbus Blue Jackets because of a cardiac event that began after a first-period shift. A few days later, he underwent a heart procedure at the Cleveland Clinic. Peverley said he felt like he was seizing up a little bit on the way to the bench his last shift—   (@JoshuaCooper) March 28, 2014 The 31-year-old forward will miss the rest of the season, and it’s unclear when/if he will return to the NHL. Peverly said he's not going to rush to any decision—   (@JoshuaCooper) March 28, 2014  Filed under: NHL, Nicholas Goss, Top Stories
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