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Mark RecchiYou know, I really hate posting rumors sometimes because you never know what’s reality and what is complete hearsay. This rumor is NOT being posted because I read it somewhere else on the internet – but only because of what I heard being reported between periods of tonight’s game on Versus.

I don’t know who was talking – but they claimed that there are three teams seriously interested in the Mark Recchi now that he was placed on waivers by Pittsburgh. Drum roll please…..

In no particular order – the New York Islanders, New York Rangers and the Vancouver Canucks.

Why the Islanders, who can’t seem to buy a goal as of late, would be interested in a 39 year old veteran who couldn’t find a place on a team with potent offensive capability is beyond me. I don’t feel that Recchi is done in the league, he would most likely benefit in the proper role on the right team – but I don’t think Long Island is the right place for him at this stage of his career.

Who knows what the guys over on Versus were smoking tonight.