Mark Recchi
POSITION: Right Wing
HEIGHT: 5' 10"
BIRTHDATE: 02/01/1968
DRAFTED: PIT: 1988-67 overall

Enters this season as the League’s active leader in games played, assists and points and second in goals ... Has played in seven NHL All-Star Games (1991, 1993, 1994, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000) ... Has a 2/14 record in NHL shootouts (2 deciding goals) ... Has taken three career regular season and one career playoff penalty shots (0 goals) ... Has won two Stanley Cup championships (1991 with Pittsburgh, 2006 with Carolina) ... 2009-10: Scored ten-or-more goals for the 20th consecutive season and 15+ for the 19th campaign ... Had ten multiple-point games ... Had points in consecutive games on eight occasions ... Took four shootout shots with the deciding score on February 13 at Florida ... Scored the game-tying goal at 17:42 of the third period on Jan. 1 to send the 2010 Winter Classic vs. Philadelphia at Fenway Park into overtime ... Played his 1,500th NHL game on Oct. 24 in Ottawa, becoming just the 13th player in NHL history to reach that mark ... Recorded his 900th NHL assist on Nov. 10 vs. Pittsburgh ... Had two multiple-point playoff games, both two-point efforts including a two-goal night on May 7 at Philadelphia ... His second goal in that game came at 19:28 of the third period to tie the score and send the contest into overtime ... Had a three-game playoff point streak from Apr. 15-19 (2-1=3 totals) ... At age 42, became the third-oldest player to score an NHL playoff goal with a tally on Apr. 15 at Buffalo ... 2008-09: Had 23-38=61 combined totals between Tampa Bay and Boston ... Began the season in Tampa and ranked third in the Lightning scoring race with 13-32=45 totals at the time of his Mar. 4 trade to Boston, the third time in his career he had been dealt at the trade deadline ... Added 10-6=16 totals in 18 Boston games ... Had 13 multiple-point games, including matching his career-high for assists in a game with five in Calgary on Mar. 1 ... Had a five-game point streak from Mar. 15-29 (5-2=7 totals) ... Took an unsuccessful penalty shot vs. Montreal’s Carey Price on Jan. 27 ... Earned his 1,400th NHL point in a two-assist effort Dec. 23 at Pittsburgh ... Did not dress for two Tampa games (coach’s decision) ... Added 3-3=6 totals in 11 playoff games, including a 1-1=2 night on May 12 in game six vs. Carolina ... 2007-08: Began the season in Pittsburgh with 2-6=8 totals in 19 games before he was claimed off waivers by Atlanta on Dec. 8 ... Finished second in the Thrashers’ scoring race ... Had 11 multiple-point games ... Had a five-game point streak from Dec. 15-23 (2-6=8 totals) ... Played his 1,400th NHL game Mar. 13 vs. Calgary ... 2006-07: Played in every game of the season for the ninth time in his career and reached the 20+ goal mark for the seventh straight season ... Was third in the team’s scoring race ... Recorded his seventh career hat trick in a 3-1=4 effort Jan. 20 vs. Toronto ... Played his 1,300th NHL game Jan. 16 vs. NY Islanders, scored his 500th NHL goal Jan. 26 vs. Dallas (the 38th player in NHL history to reach that milestone), recorded his 800th NHL assist Dec. 15 vs. NY Islanders and registered his 1,300th NHL point with the game-tying goal that forced overtime on Jan. 7 vs. Tampa Bay ... 2005-06: Played 83 combined games with Pittsburgh and Carolina ... Began the season in Pittsburgh with 24-33=57 totals in 63 Penguins games, including his sixth career hat trick on Mar. 4 vs. Carolina’s Cam Ward, just five days before his Mar. 9 trade to the Hurricanes ... Added 4-3=7 totals in 20 Carolina games, but posted 7-9=16 totals in 25 playoff games as the Hurricanes won the Stanley Cup, his second career NHL championship ... He scored the game-winning goal in game four of the Finals that put the Hurricanes up three games to one in the championship series ... 2004-05: Did not play during the NHL lockout ... 2003-04: Earned team MVP honors for the third time as a Flyer as he led the team in all categories with 26-49=75 totals ... Became just the 40th player in NHL history to reach 1,200 career points in a two-assist effort vs. NY Islanders on Mar. 25 ... 2002-03: Scored his fifth career hat trick in a 3-1=4 performance on Oct. 12 at Calgary with the goals coming one each even strength, shorthanded and on the power play ... Had a five-game point streak from Feb. 20-Mar. 1 (3-2=5 totals) ... Recorded his 1,100th NHL point in a two-assist night Jan. 7 vs. Buffalo ... Missed two games with the flu ... Scored his first career playoff overtime goal with a score in the third extra session on Apr. 16 vs. Toronto ... 2001-02: Finished third in the team’s scoring race ... Scored his fourth career hat trick on Oct. 20 vs. Washington ... Played his 1,000th NHL game Mar. 23 vs. Pittsburgh and scored his 400th NHL goal Dec. 18 vs. St. Louis ... Missed two games with an NHL-imposed suspension for an elbowing major vs. Calgary on Mar. 7 ... 2000-01: Led the team in scoring for the second straight season ... 8 of his 27 goals proved game-winners ... Had an 11-game point streak from Feb. 25-Mar. 16 (6-13=19 totals) ... Scored his 1,000th NHL point with a goal Mar. 13 vs. St. Louis, becoming the 60th player in NHL history to reach that milestone ... Recorded his 600th NHL assist in a 2-2=4 effort Jan. 31 at Pittsburgh and played his 900th NHL game Jan. 27 vs. Carolina ... Missed 13 games to injury (concussion) ... Took an unsuccessful playoff penalty shot Apr. 11 on Buffalo’s Dominik Hasek ... 1999-2000: Finished third in the Art Ross scoring race with 91 points, led the league in assists with 63 and was named the team’s MVP ... Had 24 multiple-point games ... Had an 11-game point streak from Nov. 22-Dec. 16 (7-11=18 totals) ... Played his 800th NHL game Nov. 13 vs. San Jose and recorded his 900th NHL point with an assist Jan. 17 vs. Florida ... Played in his seventh NHL All-Star Game, his fourth straight, and had an assist in that contest ... Added 6-12=18 totals in 18 playoff games, including a career playoff-high 1-4=5 night on May 7 vs. Pittsburgh which tied a club record for assists and points in a playoff game ... 1998-99: Led the Canadiens in scoring with 47 points in 61 games at the time of his Mar. 10 trade to Philadelphia ... Added 4-2=6 totals in ten Flyers games ... Had his consecutive games played streak snapped at 570, eighth-longest in NHL history, when he missed the Dec. 12 game with pneumonia ... That was his first game missed since the streak began on Oct. 4, 1991 ... Played in his sixth NHL All-Star Game ... 1997-98: Led the team in goals and points, hitting the 30+ goal mark for the seventh time in his career with 32 ... Scored his third career hat trick Oct. 4 in Boston ... Played his 700th NHL game Mar. 28 vs. Tampa Bay and scored his 300th NHL goal Dec. 12 vs. New Jersey ... Named NHL Player of the Week for Dec. 29-Jan 4 (4-3=7 totals in four games) ... Played in his fifth NHL All-Star Game ... 1996-97: Led the Canadiens in goals with 34, including his second career NHL hat trick scored Nov. 21 at Boston ... Recorded his 700th NHL point with a goal Mar. 1 vs. Edmonton and recorded his 400th NHL assist Nov. 23 vs. Toronto ... Played in his fourth NHL All-Star Game and earned MVP honors with a hat trick in that contest ... 1995-96: Played his 500th NHL game on Dec. 22 vs. Pittsburgh ... 1994-95: Had 2-3=5 totals in ten Flyers games at the time of his Feb. 9 trade to Montreal and ended the season leading the Canadiens in goals and points with 14-29=43 totals in 39 Montreal contests ... Took his first two career penalty shots, both unsuccessful, vs. Ottawa’s Don Beaupre on Feb. 6 and Buffalo’s Dominik Hasek on Mar. 8 ... 1993-94: Led the Flyers in scoring with 40-67=107 totals, his third career 100+ point season and fourth with 40-or-more goals, and he finished fifth overall in the league’s scoring race ... Recorded his 500th NHL point with an assist Mar. 26 vs. New Jersey ... Played in his third NHL All-Star Game ... 1992-93: Set career season-highs in goals (53) and points (123), his first career 50-goal year and second season with 100+ points ... Finished 11th overall in the league in goals and tenth in the Art Ross scoring race while setting a Flyers team record for points in a season ... Won the team’s MVP award ... Matched his career-high for points in a game with a 2-4=6 effort Nov. 12 vs. NY Islanders ... Had a 17-game point streak from Oct. 18-Nov. 28 (14-23=37 totals) ... Named NHL Player of the Week for Nov. 9-15 (3-9=12 totals in three games) ... Played in his second NHL All-Star Game ... 1991-92: Earned a Second Team NHL All-Star berth ... Had 33-37=70 totals in 58 Penguins games at the time of his Feb. 19 trade to Philadelphia ... Added 10-17=27 totals in 22 Flyers games ... Had 30 multiple-point games, including his first career hat trick in a career-high 3-3=6 effort Nov. 18 vs. Quebec’s Ron Tugnutt ... 1990-91: Played his first full NHL season and finished fourth in the league in both assists and points while leading the Penguins in scoring with 40-73=113 totals ... Had 36 multiple-point games, including a career-high for assists in a game with five vs. NY Rangers on Dec. 3 ... Tied a club record with nine game-winning goals, which ranked third in the NHL that season ... Had an 11-game point streak from Oct. 23-Nov. 14 ... Played in his first career NHL All-Star Game ... Added 10-24=34 totals in 24 playoff games as the Penguins won their first Stanley Cup championship ... Played his first NHL playoff game Apr. 3 vs. New Jersey ... 1989-90: Had 30-37=67 totals in 74 Pittsburgh games, finishing third overall in the NHL’s rookie scoring race and second in rookie goals ... Named NHL Rookie of the Month for February ... Also played four games in Muskegon/IHL with 7-4=11 totals in that span before his recall to the Penguins ... 1988-89: Spent most of his first pro season in Muskegon/IHL with 50-49=99 totals in just 63 games as he earned IHL Second-Team All-Star honors ... Had 1-1=2 totals in 15 Penguins games ... Played his first NHL game Nov. 16 vs. Toronto, and recorded his first NHL points with a goal and an assist Jan .20 vs. Winnipeg ... Juniors: Played three full seasons of junior hockey in the Western Hockey League with New Westminster and Kamloops with 108-184=292 totals and 193 PIM in 178 career junior games ... Was named a WHL West First Team All-Star in his final junior season of 1987-88 with 61 goals and a league-leading 93 assists for 154 points in 62 games ... Led the WHL in playoff assists and points in both 1987 (10-21=31 totals) and 1988 (7-14=21 totals) with Kamloops ... International: Has represented Canada on five occasions - the 1988 World Junior Championships (0-5=5 totals in seven games while winning a Gold medal); 1990 (0-2=2 totals in five games), 1993 (2-5=7 totals in eight games) and 1997 (3-3=6 totals in nine games) World Championships; and in the 1998 Olympic Games in Nagano, Japan (0-2=2 totals in five games).