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Dallas Stars Rich Peverley has Successful Surgery



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    Good news about Dallas Stars center, Rich Peverley. The team says the 31-year-old "underwent successful surgery" Tuesday to correct an abnormal heart rhythm at the Cleveland Clinic.

    Peverley collapsed on the bench during a game two weeks ago at the American Airlines Center.

    He was diagnosed with an irregular heartbeat in training camp and underwent a procedure that sidelined him through the first regular season game.

    Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill released a statement, which says, in part:

    "He is currently in normal sinus rhythm. He was released from the Cleveland Clinic today and is expected to return to Dallas tomorrow. He will be monitored closely and may require further treatment. There is no decision being made at this time on his ability to return to hockey participation."

    Peverley will sit out the rest of this season.