The Boston Bruins have re-signed right winger Mark Recchi to a one-year deal, according to NHL.com correspondent James Murphy of NESN.com. The deal is for $1 million, the same as he earned last season with the Bruins, but also includes performance bonuses.
Recchi, 42, leads all active players with 1,571 games played, 922 assists and 1,485 points. He is second with 563 goals.
The Recchi signing, which will be formally announced Monday, is the third major signing or trade this week by Bruins General Manager Peter Chiarelli, who signed defenseman Johnny Boychuk to a two-year contract on Thursday.
On Tuesday, the Bruins traded defenseman Dennis Wideman to the Florida Panthers with the No. 15 pick in Friday's Entry Draft and a third-round pick in 2011 for right wing/center Nathan Horton and center Greg Campbell.
Recchi was very effective this past season when teamed with center Patrice Bergeron.