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Tampa Bay Lightning sign veteran forward Mark Recchi to one-year deal

TAMPA, Fla. - The Tampa Bay Lightning signed veteran forward Mark Recchi to a US$1.25-million, one-year deal plus incentives on Monday.

Recchi, 40, was picked up by the Atlanta Thrashers off waivers last season from the Pittsburgh Penguins. He had 14 goals and 34 assists between the two teams.

Recchi's 19 seasons in the NHL include two Stanley Cups, one with Pittsburgh in 1991 and with the Carolina Hurricanes in 2006.

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