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2014 NHL Draft
Mark Recchi

Mark Recchi  #28

Right Wing
NUMBER: 28 BIRTHDATE: February 1, 1968
HEIGHT: 5' 10" BIRTHPLACE: Kamloops, BC, Canada
WEIGHT: 195 DRAFTED: PIT / 1988 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 4th   (67th overall)
Playoff Notes: Has won 2 Stanley Cups (1991 w/Pittsburgh, 2006 w/Carolina) ... SCF vs Van:  3-3=6 in 6 gp ... Scored a PPG in gm 2 & added 2 goals in gm 3 ... Had 3 assists in gm 6 ... CF vs TB:  0-0=0 in 7 gp ... CSF vs Phi: 1-2=3 in 4 gp ... CQF vs Mtl: 1-3=4 in 7 gp ... Had two assists in gm 3 and a goal in gm 7 ... This is his 15th NHL playoff … Multiple-point games: 32 … Has taken 1 career penalty shot, unsuccessful vs. Buffalo’s Dominik Hasek on Apr. 11, 2001 … OT: 1-0=1 in 39 gp … Scored a 3OT goal Apr. 16, 2003 vs. Toronto & played in a 5OT game on May 4, 2000 vs Pittsburgh, both with Philadelphia ... Gm 7s: 3-4=7 in 10 gp.

2010-11 Regular Season: Hit 10+ goal mark for the 21st straight season … Is now 4th on all-time games list, 12th on all-time points list & is 30th player w/1000+ points & PIMs … Multiple-point games: 10 … Longest point streak: 5 games.

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 choice (previously acquired, Philadelphia selected Jason Bowen) in 1992 Entry Draft for Rick Tocchet, Kjell Samuelsson, Ken Wregget and Philadelphia's 3rd round choice (Dave Roche) in 1993 Entry Draft, February 19, 1992. Traded to Montreal by Philadelphia with Philadelphia's 3rd round choice (Martin Hohenberger) in 1995 Entry Draft for Eric Desjardins, Gilbert Dionne and John LeClair, February 9, 1995. Traded to Philadelphia by Montreal for Dainius Zubrus, Philadelphia's 2nd round choice (Matt Carkner) in 1999 Entry Draft and NY Islanders' 6th round choice (previously acquired, Montreal selected Scott Selig) in 2000 Entry 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 choice (later traded to San Jose, later traded to Philadelphia - Philadelphia selected Kevin Marshall) in 2007 Entry 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 choice (later traded to Florida - Florida selected Alexander Petrovic) in 2010 Entry Draft for Matt Lashoff and Martins Karsums, March 4, 2009. Officially announced his retirement, June 15, 2011.
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Not only is it a great idea, but if you don't [start using analytics] you're going to fall behind. You have to be on the cutting edge. It was [Arizona Coyotes assistant general manager] Darcy Regier who said, 'If you didn't invent it, you have to be the second- or third-best copier, because if you're fourth or fifth you've got no chance.'

— Detroit Red Wings coach Mike Babcock on his interest in advanced statistical analysis