Recchi proving he still belongs

Bruins' veteran forward answers his critics with historic Game 2 goal

Updated: June 5, 2011, 1:13 PM ET
By Joe McDonald | ESPNBoston.com

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- Mark Recchi is playing like he wants to retire.

The Boston Bruins veteran forward and future Hall of Famer said before the end of the regular season that if this team were to win the Stanley Cup, then he would retire after 23 glorious and successful seasons in the NHL.

Unfortunately for the Bruins, the Vancouver Canucks have a 2-0 series lead in the Stanley Cup finals. Boston suffered two devastating losses here at Rogers Arena, so the 43-year-old's ...

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