Peter obtained his BS in Physical Therapy from the University of Lowell in 1990. After graduation, Peter was drafted by and played for the New York Islanders hockey organization. After his professional hockey career, Peter returned to Massachusetts and has worked within various orthopaedic and sports physical therapy clinics on the north shore until joining Mass General Sports Physical Therapy in 2006. Peter's interests and expertise include power-lifting and hockey performance. He is actively involved in youth hockey organizations.