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Mark Recchi

Born:February 1, 1968Draft:1988 Penguins #67 Overall
Hometown:Kamloops, BCPosition:RW
Known For:3x Stanley CupShoots:Left
National Team:Canada/USA

Mark Louis Recchi (/rɛkɪ/; born February 1, 1968) is a Canadian former professional ice hockey player and an assistant coach for the New Jersey Devils of the National Hockey League (NHL). Recchi played 22 years in the NHL, winning three Stanley Cups: in 1991 with the Pittsburgh Penguins, in 2006 with the Carolina Hurricanes, and in 2011 with the Boston Bruins. In Game 2 of the 2011 Finals, at the age of 43, Recchi became the oldest player ever to score in a Stanley Cup Finals series.

On June 26, 2017, in his fourth year of eligibility, Recchi was elected into the Hockey Hall of Fame.

Years as an NHL Player: 1988-2011

Years as an NHL Coach: 2014-present

Years as an NHL Executive: 2012-2014

Mark Recchi Philadelphia Flyers
Mark Recchi of the Philadelphia Flyers, 2004. (Photo by Bruce Bennett Studios via Getty Images Studios/Getty Images)

Mark Recchi Statistics

Trade Tracker

DateTraded FromTraded WithTraded ToTraded For
Feb. 19, 1992Pittsburgh Penguins1992 1st-Round Pick
(Jason Bowen)
Brian Benning
Philadelphia Flyers1993 3rd-Round Pick
(Dave Roche)
Kjell Samuelsson
Rick Tocchet
Ken Wregget
Feb. 9, 1995Philadelphia Flyers1995 3rd-Round Pick
(Martin Hohenberger)
Montreal CanadiensEric Desjardins
Gilbert Dionne
John LeClair
March 10, 1999Montreal CanadiensPhiladelphia Flyers1999 2nd-Round Pick
(Matt Carkner)
2000 6th-Round Pick
(Scott Selig)
Dainius Zubrus
March 9, 2006Pittsburgh PenguinsCarolina Hurricanes2007 2nd-Round Pick
(Kevin Marshall)
Krys Kolanos
Niklas Nordgren
March 4, 2009Tampa Bay Lightning2010 2nd-Round Pick
(Alex Petrovic)
Boston BruinsMartins Karsums
Matt Lashoff

Deeper Dive

Coaching History

Front Office History


  • Inducted into the Hockey Hall of Fame in 2017
  • Three-time Stanley Cup Champion (1991 – Penguins, 2006 – Hurricanes, 2011 – Bruins)
  • Oldest player ever to score in a Stanley Cup Final – 43-years-old (2011)
  • World Championship Gold Medal (1997)
  • NHL Second All-Star Team (1992)
  • IHL Second All-Star Team (1989)
  • IHL Turner Cup Champion (1989)
  • U20 World Junior Championship Gold Medal (1988)
  • WHL (West) First All-Star Team (1988)