Bruins' Mark Recchi Announces Retirement After Stanley Cup Victory

Immediately following the Boston Bruins’ victory over the Vancouver Canucks in Game 7 to win the Stanley Cup, 43-year-old Bruin forward Mark Recchi announced he is retiring.

Recchi leaves the sport as a three-time Stanley Cup champion. He had 14 goals and 34 assists in 81 regular-season games and went 5-9-14 in 25 playoff contests.

He assisted on one goal for the Bruins in Game 7 and had three goals and seven points in the Stanley Cup finals.

Recchi has 577 goals and 1,533 points in 1,652 games with the Pittsburgh Penguins, Philadelphia Flyers, Montreal Canadiens, Carolina Hurricanes, Atlanta Thrashers, Tampa Bay Lightning, and Bruins.

Recchi was the second Bruin to hoist the Cup in victory.

Stick with this StoryStream for complete coverage of Game 7, before and after. For coverage on the Finals, stick with our Stanley Cup Finals hub, our Canucks blog, Nucks Misconduct, and our Bruins blog, Stanley Cup of Chowder.

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