Latest Mark Recchi Stories

2009-05-12 21:10:16

Mark Recchi and Chuck Kobasew each had a goal and an assist Tuesday and the Boston Bruins beat Carolina 4-2 to tie the Eastern Conference semifinals at 3-3. Steve Montador had a goal and Patrice Bergeron two assists for the Bruins, who have come back from a 3-1 deficit to force a Game 7 Thursday in Boston. The Bruins have never overcome a 3-1 deficit to win a series in 20 previous tries. Marc Savard also scored for the Bruins before leaving in the third period following a knee-on-knee hit by...

2009-05-10 22:59:31

Tim Thomas kept the Boston Bruins' Stanley Cup hopes alive Sunday by stopping 19 shots in a 4-0 shutout of the Carolina Hurricanes. Phil Kessel scored a pair of goals for the Bruins who will seek to avoid elimination once again when they travel to Carolina Tuesday for Game 6, down 3-2. Cam Ward was peppered with 44 shots on goal while his teammates were called for 17 penalties, only two fewer than the number of shots they mustered against Thomas. Boston went 1-for-9 on the power play. Boston...

2009-05-06 22:09:22

Jussi Jokinen scored just 2:48 into overtime Wednesday, lifting Carolina to a 3-2 win over Boston in their Eastern Conference semifinal series. Carolina grabbed a 2-1 lead in the best-of-seven series and will try to move within one win of a spot in the conference finals when it hosts Game 4 Friday. Jokinen gathered up the rebound of a blast by Sergei Samsonov and put a wrist shot by Tim Thomas for his fifth goal of the playoffs. Samsonov also had a goal with 2:02 left in the second period...

2009-04-09 21:58:21

Mark Recchi's overtime goal Thursday gave the Boston Bruins a 5-4 win over Montreal, which sneaked into the NHL playoffs despite the loss. Recchi's game-winner was his second goal of the contest. Montreal got a point by getting into overtime, and that was enough to secure a playoff spot for the Canadiens. Zdeno Chara, Patrice Bergeron and Phil Kessel also scored for the Eastern Conference's top-seeded Bruins. Boston goalie Tim Thomas picked up his 35th victory of the year with 35 saves. Matt...

2009-03-29 21:30:17

Tim Thomas stopped 45 shots and Milan Lucic scored twice for Boston Sunday in a 4-3 Bruins victory over the Philadelphia Flyers. Dennis Wideman and Mark Recchi also scored for Boston, which leads the Eastern Conference with 106 points, seven more than Washington. Claude Giroux, Mike Richards and Simon Gagne scored for the Flyers, who are a point in front of Carolina for the No. 4 spot in the conference playoff race. Philadelphia goalie Antero Niittymaki made 27 saves.

2009-03-28 22:12:18

Mark Recchi's 18th and 19th goals of the season Saturday helped the Boston Bruins win a wild 7-5 contest against the Toronto Maple Leafs. The contest was tied 3-3 after the first period but Boston scored four times in the second to build a 7-4 lead. Montreal came within the final score when Niklas Hagman scored at 14:39 of the third. Five other Boston players all had one goal. Both Dennis Wideman and Matt Hunwick had three assists, while Manny Fernandez was beaten five times on 38 shots for...

2009-03-15 17:16:16

Pittsburgh's Chris Kunitz posted a hat trick and the Penguins scored four times in the third period Sunday to down the Boston Bruins 6-4. Kunitz, who got two of his goals in an 18-second span early in the third, also had an assist. Bill Guerin, Petr Sykora and Jordan Staal also scored and Sidney Crosby contributed three assists for Pittsburgh, which won for the eighth time in 10 games. Mark Recchi, Phil Kessel, Blake Wheeler and Michael Ryder scored in Boston's sixth loss in nine contests....

2009-03-07 16:57:41

Mark Recchi scored in both the first and second periods Saturday, powering the Boston Bruins to a 5-3 victory over the Chicago Blackhawks. The victory stopped Boston's overall three-game winless streak. Recchi's 14th goal this season was the game's first, and his 15th gave Boston a 3-1 lead at 16:16 of the second. David Krejci (21), Phil Kessel (27), and P.J. Axelsson 5 (empty net) all scored once. Patrice Bergeron had two assists, while netminder Tim Thomas made 32 saves on 35 shots for the...

2009-03-04 19:17:01

The Northeast Division-leading Boston Bruins beat Wednesday's NHL trading deadline by acquiring veteran right winger Mark Recchi from the Tampa Bay Lightning. The Lightning also sent a second-round 2010 draft pick to Boston while receiving defenseman Matt Lashoff and forward Martins Karsums. Recchi turned 41-years-old last month, but is having a solid season with 13 goals and 45 points in 62 games. He had joined Tampa Bay in the off-season by signing a one-year, $1.5 million deal. In 20 NHL...

2009-02-22 19:30:09

Vaclav Prospal's power-play goal with 1:33 to play Sunday lifted the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-3 win over the Boston Bruins. Jeff Halpern and Martin St. Louis assisted on the game-winner, which Prospal fired over the left shoulder of Boston goaltender Manny Fernandez. Halpern, Adam Hall and Mark Recchi also scored to help the Lightning end a four-game losing streak. Phil Kessel, Andrew Ference and Zdeno Chara registered the Bruins' goals. Tampa Bay goalie Karri Ramo made 15 of his 40 saves...

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