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Mark Recchi talks Stanley Cup, wine, retirement

Updated: June 23, 2011, 9:54 PM ET
By Thomas Neumann

Mark Recchi couldn't have dreamed up a script much better than this.

He won the third Stanley Cup championship of his career last week, racking up three goals and four assists as the Boston Bruins beat the Vancouver Canucks in seven games. Moments after hoisting the Cup in his native British Columbia, he triumphantly announced his retirement after 22 NHL seasons at age 43.

Only three players in history -- Gordie Howe, Mark Messier and Ron Francis -- have played ...

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