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Mark Recchi
Mark Recchi
Right Wing
(REH-kee, MAHRK)
Number: 8
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 195
Shoots: Left
Born: Feb 1, 1968
Birthplace: Kamloops, BC, Canada
Drafted: PIT / 1988 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 4th (67th overall)

Mark Recchi capped his 18th NHL regular season by appearing in all 82 games for the Penguins in 2006-07.

The veteran winger was productive, too. He finished third on the Penguins in scoring with 24 goals and 44 assists for 68 points. He has reached the 20-goal mark for the 15th time in his career. He has scored 20 or more goals in the last seven-straight seasons.

He ranked second on the team in power-play points with 27. His 14 man-advantage goals also ranked second on the Penguins. He added 13 power-play assists.

 It was a milestone season as Recchi reached 500 career goals, 800 career assists, 1,300 career points, 1,300 career games played and recorded his seventh career hat-trick

He scored his 500th career goal on Jan. 26 at Dallas and tallied his seventh-career hat-trick on Jan. 20 vs. the Toronto Maple Leafs. He played in his 1,300th career NHL game on Jan. 16 vs. the New York Islanders and recorded his 1,300th career point on Jan.7 vs. Tampa Bay. He notched his 800th career assist on Dec. 15 against the Islanders. 

Recchi continues to climb the Penguins all-time lists as well. His 376 points rank 11th in history, while his 152 goals are tied for 10th. He is tied for seventh with 21 game-winning goals and 59 power-play goals.

2005-06: Split 2005-06 with Pittsburgh and Carolina. He was one of the Penguins’ most-productive players as he racked up 24 goals and 33 assists in 63 games before he was dealt to the Hurricanes on the NHL trade deadline.

With the Hurricanes, Recchi scored four goals and had three assists in 20 regular season games. However, his biggest impact came in the postseason. He scored seven goals and added nine assists in 25 playoff games to help guide the Hurricanes to the Stanley Cup championship.

Recchi was clutch in the Stanley Cup Finals against Edmonton. He averaged nearly a point per game as he posted six points (2+4) in the seven-game series. Also, he had the game-winning goal in a 2-1 Game 4 win over the Oilers that put Carolina up, 3-1, in the series.

2004-05: Did not play.

2003-04:  Was named the winner of the Bobby Clarke Trophy as the Flyers' most valuable player...Was the Flyers' nominee for the King Clancy Memorial Trophy for leadership qualities on and off the ice and has made a noteworthy humanitarian contribution in his community...Was first on the team in goals (26), assists (49, tied for ninth in the NHL), points (75, tied for 12th in the NHL), power play goals (14, tied for fifth in the NHL) and power play points (30)...Was first on the team in shooting percentage at 15.6% (26 goals on 167 shots)...Was second on the team in game-winning goals with five...Was tied for second on the team in plus/minus at +18...Was one of two Flyers to play in all 82 games...Reached the 20-goal mark for the 13th time in his career, including the fifth consecutive season (has reached the 20-goal mark in 13 of 14 full seasons)...Recorded at least a point in 28 of the final 37 games of the season (10G,31A over span)...Game @ Montreal on April 1 was his 600th game as a Flyer (17th player in team history to reach mark)...His second of two assists vs. NY Islanders on March 25 was his 1,200th career NHL point (40th player in NHL history to reach mark)...Was scoreless @ NY Rangers on Feb. 12, ending his nine-game point-scoring streak (5G,12A)...Recorded at least one assist in each of the seven games from Jan. 24 through Feb. 5 (12A, tied for the third longest streak in the NHL this season)...His first assist vs. Washington on Feb. 4 was his 600th point as a Flyer (ninth player in team history to reach mark)...His goal vs. Washington on Feb. 4 was his 602nd point as a Flyer, moving him past Rod Brind'Amour into eighth place on the Flyers All-Time List...His third assist @ Washington on Jan. 25 was his 370th as a Flyer and moved him into fourth place on the Flyers All-Time List...Set season highs for assists in a game (3), points in a game (4) and plus/minus in a game (+4) at Washington on Jan. 25...His assist vs. Buffalo on Jan. 24 was his 367th as a Flyer, moving him into sixth place on the Flyers All-Time List (passing Rod Brind'Amour)…Is fourth on the Flyers All-Time Assists List (395)…Is eighth on the Flyers All-Time Points List (627)…Is tied for 10th on the Flyers All-Time Goals List (232).. 2003-04 Single Game Highs: Goals - 2 (three times); Assists - 3 (@ WSH, 1/25/04); Points - 4 (@ WSH, 1/25/04); Shots - 6 (twice - @ BOS, 2/28/04; vs. NYI, 11/11/03); Plus/Minus - +4 (@ WSH, 1/25/04); TOI - 23:39 (vs. TOR, 3/18/04).

His streak of 570 consecutive regular season games played (10/4/91-12/11/98) is the eighth-longest streak in NHL history...Is one of just five Flyers to reach the 100-point mark in a single season (1992-93 and 1993-94) and just one of six Flyers to reach the 50-goal mark in a single season (1992-93)...Has scored 25 or more goals in a season 11 times, including four consecutive 40 or more goals seasons (1990-91 through 1993-94)...Has appeared in seven NHL All-Star Games (1990-91, 1992-93, 1993-94, 1996-97 through 1999-00), winning most valuable player honors for the 1997 contest as he recorded three goals...Named male athlete of the 20th century in his hometown of Kamloops, British Columbia; the street outside the local arena was renamed “Mark Recchi Way”

2002-03: Led the Flyers in goals (7) and points (10) during the playoffs...Scored the game-winning goal at 13:54 of the third overtime to give the Flyers a 3-2 win @ Toronto in Game Four of their Eastern Conference Quarterfinal series on April 16...Tied for first on the team in assists (32) and power play goals (8) during the regular season...Was second on the team in points with 52 (20G,32A)...Tied for third on the team in goals with 20...Registered two assists vs. Buffalo on Jan. 7, his second assist was his 1,100th career NHL point (46th player in NHL history to reach mark)...Was named First Star @ Calgary on Oct. 12, after recording three goals, including a shorthanded, an even strength and a power play goal (his fifth career hat trick and second as a Flyer)...Missed the first eight games of the preseason due to a Grade Two MCL sprain of his right knee sustained at practice on Sept. 16.

2001-02: Was third on the team in goals (22) and in assists (42)...Was second on the team in shots with 205...Led the team in power play goals with seven...Was tied for first on the team in shorthanded goals with two...Scored 17 of his 22 goals at home...Recorded two power play assists @ Pittsburgh on March 23, his 1,000 career NHL game (177th player in NHL history to reach milestone)...Missed two games (@ Tampa Bay on March 8 and vs. Toronto on March 10) after being suspended by the NHL on March 8 for a major penalty for elbowing vs. Calgary on March 7...Scored a goal Dec. 18 vs. St. Louis, the 400th of his career (65th player in NHL history to reach milestone)...His assist vs. Montreal on Dec. 13 was his 288th as a Flyer and moved him into 10th place on the team's all-time list (past Tim Kerr)...Posted three goals (even-strength, power play and shorthanded) and an assist vs. Washington on Oct. 20, his first hat trick as a Flyer.

2000-01:  Was first on the team in points (77), in assists (50, tied for 17th in the NHL), in game-winning goals (8) and in power play points (24 - 7G,17A)...Was tied for second on the team in goals with 27...Was scoreless @ Calgary on 3/22/01, ending his 11-game point-scoring streak (from 2/25/01 through 3/19/01 - 6G,13A)...Was named First Star after recording a goal and two assists vs. St. Louis on 3/13/01...His goal vs. St. Louis on 3/13/01 was his 1,000th career NHL point (60th player in NHL history to reach milestone)...Recorded two goals and two assists at Pittsburgh on 1/31/01...His second assist @ Pittsburgh on 1/31/01 was his 600th in the NHL (an NHL Milestone)...Played in his 900th NHL game @ Carolina on 1/27/01...Scored the game-winning goal in overtime @ Toronto on 11/15/00, after missing the previous nine games (from 10/24/00 through 11/11/00) due to a concussion...Returned to action vs. Anaheim on 10/21/00 after missing four games (from 10/12/00 through 10/19/00) due to a concussion...Flyers had a 32-9-2 record when Recchi registered at least a point in a game...Was the Flyers' nominee for the Bill Masterton Memorial Trophy ("perseverance, sportsmanship and dedication to hockey").

1999-00: Won his second-career Bobby Clarke Trophy as the Flyers’ MVP...Led NHL in assists (63)...Led team in points (91, third in NHL)...Was second on team in goals (28)...Tied for team lead in plus/minus (+20)...Recorded 24 multiple-point games...Was one of three Flyers to play all 82 games...Appeared in his seventh career All-Star Game 2/6/00 and registered an assist...Recorded a goal and four assists vs. Pittsburgh on 5/7/00, tying Flyers records for assists and points in a playoff game...Scored his first playoff goal as a Flyer on 4/16/00 @ Buffalo...Registered three assists @ Pittsburgh on 1/23/00...Registered his 900th career point, an assist, @ Florida on 1/17/00...Scored a goal, the 350th of his career, @ Calgary on 12/27/99...Recorded an 11-game point-scoring streak (7G,11A: 11/22/99-12/16/99)...Appeared in his 800th career game on 11/13/99 vs. San Jose...Registered four assists @ Washington 10/12/99.

1998-99:  Missed the final two games of regular season because of symptoms associated with a vascular spasm...Missed two games (4/3/99-4/5/99) because of migraine headaches...Played @ Nashville on 4/1/99 after missing the previous three games (3/27/99-3/30/99) because of a concussion sustained @ Toronto on 3/22/99...Scored a goal vs. Colorado on 3/11/99, his first game as a Flyer since being traded to Montreal on 2/9/95...Recorded 12 goals and 35 assists for 47 points and 28 PIM in 61 games for the Canadiens...His 35 assists and 47 points led the Canadiens...Missed four games (12/12/98-12/19/98) because of pneumonia, ending his consecutive regular season games played streak at 570 (10/4/91-12/11/98, the eighth-longest streak in NHL history).

1997-98: Canadiens’ Molson Cup Player of the Year...Led the Canadiens in scoring with 74 points (32G,42A) in 82 games...Led the Canadiens in goals (32)...Played his 700th NHL game on 3/28/98 vs. Tampa Bay...Represented the Canadiens in the 1998 NHL All-Star Game...Named NHL Player of the Week (12/29/97-1/4/98) when he recorded seven points  (4G,3A) in four games...Scored his 300th NHL goal on 12/12/97 @ New Jersey.

1996-97: Canadiens’ Molson Cup Player of the Year...Led the Canadiens in goals (34)...Recorded his 700th NHL point, a goal, on 3/1/97 @ Edmonton...MVP of the 1997 NHL All-Star Game after scoring three goals in the contest...Registered his 400th NHL assist on 11/23/96 @ Toronto.

1995-96: Third on the Canadiens in scoring with 78 points (28G,50A) in 82 games...Played his 500th NHL game on 12/22/95 @ Pittsburgh.

1994-95:  Led Montreal in scoring with 43 points (14G,29A) in 39 games...Led the Canadiens in goals (14).

1993-94: Led  the Flyers in points (107, tied for fifth in NHL) and assists (67, tied for seventh in NHL)...Second on team in goals (40)...Recorded his 500th NHL point, an assist, on 3/26/94 @ New Jersey.

1992-93:  Won the Bobby Clarke Trophy as the Flyers’ MVP and the Class Guy Award as the player who best exemplified a strong rapport with the media...Posted a team-record 123 points for the Flyers...Set single-season career highs for goals (53) and points (123)...Led the Flyers in goals (53, tied for 11th in NHL), assists (70, tied for 12th in NHL), and points (123, 10th in NHL)...Was scoreless vs. Quebec on 12/3/92, ending his 17-game point-scoring streak (14G,23A from 10/18/92-11/28/92)...Tied his career high for points in a game with six (2G,4A) vs. NY Islanders on 11/12/92.

1991-92:  Named to NHL Second All-Star Team...Recorded two goals and assist @ Washington on 2/22/92, his first game as a Flyer...Set a career high for points in a game with six (3G, 3A) @ Quebec on 11/18/91, including his first NHL hat trick.

1990-91: Member of the 1991 Stanley Cup champion Pittsburgh Penguins, recording 34 points (10G,24A) in 24 playoff games...Led the Penguins in points (113, fourth in NHL) and assists (73, tied for fourth in NHL)...Tied for the Penguins lead in goals (40)...Posted a career high five assists @ NY Rangers on 12/3/90.

1989-90: Among NHL rookies, ranked third in points (67), second in goals (30), and fourth in assists (37)...Named NHL Rookie of the Month for February.

1988-89:  Named to the IHL Second All-Star Team after posting 99 points (50G,49A, eighth in the IHL) for Muskegon...Recorded his first NHL goal (Eldon Reddick) and first NHL assist on 1/20/89 @ Winnipeg...Played his first NHL game on 11/16/88 @ Toronto

Amateur Career: Played three seasons in the Western Hockey League (1985-86 with New Westminster; 1986-87 and 1987-88 with Kamloops)...Named to the WHL West All-Star Team following the 1987-88 season...Led the WHL in playoff assists (21) and playoff points (31) in 1988...Led the WHL in assists (93) for the 1987-88 regular season

International Career: Member of Team Canada at the 1998 Winter Olympic Games in Nagano, Japan (recorded two assists in five games)...Member of Team Canada for the 1990, 1993, and 1997 World Championship Tournament...Member of the gold-medal winning Canadian National Team at the 1988 World Junior Championship Tournament…Resides in Pittsburgh with wife Alexa; daughter, Christina; sons, Cameron and Austin.

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