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Mark Recchi announces retirement

Posted by Matt Pepin, Boston.com Staff  June 15, 2011 11:34 PM

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Bruins forward Mark Recchi has announced his retirement.

Recchi, 43, won his third Stanley Cup tonight, and was the second player to hoist the trophy after it was presented to captain Zdeno Chara.

Recchi has played for seven teams and logged 1,652 NHL regular-season games and 190 in the playoffs. He also won Stanley Cups with the Pittsburgh Penguins in 1991 and in 2006 with the Carolina Hurricanes.

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