It's official: Mark Recchi is sticking around with the Bruins for at one more year. General Manager Peter Chiarelli officially made the announcement on Monday (financial terms of the deal were not disclosed, per team policy).
Recchi, a seven-time NHL all-star and two-time Stanley Cup Champion, is a veteran of 1571 NHL regular season games with 563 goals, 922 assists (1485 points) and 998 penalty minutes over 22 seasons. Of his 563 goals, 194 have come on the power play and 85 have been game-winners. He has had 16 career 20-goal seasons, seven 30-goal seasons, four 40-goal seasons and one 50-goal season.
The 42-year-old Kamloops, BC native played in 81 regular season games for the Bruins last season with 18-25=43 totals. In 13 playoff games with the Bruins, Recchi led the team in goals with six and also contributed four assists. 2009-10 marked Recchi's second season with the Bruins (first full season), since being acquired from the Tampa Bay Lightning on March 4, 2009 with a 2010 second round pick for Matt Lashoff and Martins Karsums.