Mark Recchi
position: Right Wing
Shoots: Left
Height: 5' 10"
Weight: 195
Drafted: Pittsburgh
Round: 4th
Draft Year: 1988
Overall: 67th
Born: 02/01/1968
Age: 51
Birthplace: Kamloops, BC, CAN
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WHL West First All-Star Team (1988) IHL Second All-Star Team (1989) NHL Second All-Star Team (1992) Played in NHL All-Star Game (1991, 1993, 1994, 1997, 1998, 1999, 2000) Traded to Philadelphia by Pittsburgh with Brian Benning and Los Angeles' 1st round pick (previously acquired, Philadelphia selected Jason Bowen) in 1992 NHL Draft for Rick Tocchet, Kjell Samuelsson, Ken Wregget and Philadelphia's 3rd round pick (Dave Roche) in 1993 NHL Draft, February 19, 1992. Traded to Montreal by Philadelphia with Philadelphia's 3rd round pick (Martin Hohenberger) in 1995 NHL Draft for Eric Desjardins, Gilbert Dionne and John LeClair, February 9, 1995. Traded to Philadelphia by Montreal for Dainius Zubrus, Philadelphia's 2nd round pick (Matt Carkner) in 1999 NHL Draft and NY Islanders' 6th round pick (previously acquired, Montreal selected Scott Selig) in 2000 NHL Draft, March 10, 1999. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 9, 2004. Traded to Carolina by Pittsburgh for Niklas Nordgren, Krys Kolanos and Carolina's 2nd round pick (later traded to San Jose, later traded to Philadelphia - Philadelphia selected Kevin Marshall) in 2007 NHL Draft, March 9, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Pittsburgh, July 25, 2006. Claimed on waivers by Atlanta from Pittsburgh, December 8, 2007. Signed as a free agent by Tampa Bay, July 8, 2008. Traded to Boston by Tampa Bay with Tampa Bay's 2nd round pick (later traded to Florida - Florida selected Alexander Petrovic) in 2010 NHL Draft for Matt Lashoff and Martins Karsums, March 4, 2009. Officially announced his retirement, June 15, 2011.