February 1, 1968 is the birth date of one of the more popular and successful Flyers in its history. A hard working winger with a lighting fast wrist shot, his 123 points as a Flyer in the 1992-93 season is still a team record to this day. Happy 47th Birthday to Mark Recchi. At age 20, he broke into the NHL with the Pittsburgh Penguins in the 1988-89 season after being selected...
PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Penguins have hired seven-time All-Star Mark Recchi as the franchise’s player development coach. The 46-year-old Recchi will be in charge of working with prospects throughout the minor leagues as well as at the college and junior levels. Recchi spent the last two years as a senior adviser with the Dallas Stars. He scored 577 goals during a 22-year...
The Pittsburgh Penguins have added to their defensive core and front office, and there's a lot to be excited about. #136405667 / gettyimages.comFun fact: by the time Simon Despres was born on July 27th, 1991, Mark Recchi had already scored 182 points, 71 goals, in his first 167 games of his career with the Pittsburgh Penguins. Those were Recchi's age 20-22 seasons.After finishing...
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