Bruins vet Mark Recchi calls it quits

Updated: June 16, 2011, 4:21 AM ET
By James Murphy | ESPNBoston.com

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Boston Bruins forward Mark Recchi retired on Wednesday night after winning his third Stanley Cup. The 43-year-old veteran announced his decision moments after Boston beat Vancouver 4-0 in Game 7 of the Stanley Cup finals. Recchi had one assist in the game.

"I'm done. Yeah that's it," Recchi said. "I couldn't ask for a better way to go out and to do it with this team was even more special. I love these guys. This is what we set out to do and we did it."

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