A three-time Stanley Cup champion, Recchi appeared in 1,652 games in his NHL career, ranking him fourth all-time in league history. His1,533 career points (577G-956A) ranks 12th amongst all-time scoring leaders. Recchi is one of 10 players to win three Stanley Cups with three different teams (Pittsburgh, Carolina and Boston).
During his 22 seasons at right wing in the NHL, he skated for seven different clubs (Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, Montreal, Carolina, Atlanta, Tampa Bay and Boston) and appeared in seven NHL All-Star Games. Recchi posted three 100-plus point campaigns in his career, including a 123-point campaign (53G-70A) during the 1992-93 season.
Selected by Pittsburgh in the fourth round (67th overall) in the 1988 Entry Draft, he officially announced his retirement from the NHL after winning his third Stanley Cup with the Boston Bruins in 2011.