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Jeremy Roenick

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Jeremy Roenick
Born (1970-01-17)January 17, 1970
Boston, MA, USA
Height 6 ft 1 in (185 cm)
Weight 200 lb (91 kg; 14 st 4 lb)
Position Center
Shot Right
Played for Chicago Blackhawks
Phoenix Coyotes
Philadelphia Flyers
Los Angeles Kings
San Jose Sharks
National team  United States
NHL Draft 8th overall, 1988
Chicago Blackhawks
Playing career 1988–2009

Jeremy Shaffer "J.R." Roenick (born January 17, 1970 in Boston, Massachusetts) is a retired American professional ice hockey center that played in the National Hockey League. Roenick was drafted by the Chicago Blackhawks with the 8th overall pick in the 1988 NHL Draft.

Roenick played in the NHL for five teams, Chicago Blackhawks from 1988 to 1996, Phoenix Coyotes from 1996 to 2001, Philadelphia Flyers from 2001 to 2005, Los Angeles Kings from 2005 to 2006, another stint with the Phoenix Coyotes from 2006 to 2007 and the San Jose Sharks from 2007 to 2009.

Achievements and awards[change | change source]

  • He was named to the QMJHL Second All-Star Team in 1989.
  • He was named the tournament all-star in the 1989 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.
  • He was the leading scorer in the 1989 World Junior Ice Hockey Championships.
  • He played in 9 NHL All-Star Games in 1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2003 and 2004.
  • He was named to the All Tournament Team in the 1991 Canada Cup.
  • He held the NHL Skills Competition record for shooting accuracy in 2004 which he shared with Ray Bourque, Mark Messier, Tomas Kaberle, Evgeni Malkin, Daniel Sedin and Dany Heatley.
  • He scored his 500th career goal on November 10, 2007 against the Phoenix Coyotes and was the third American-born player to do so.
  • He was ranked 4th in IGNs: The Top Ten Athletes in Video Games.[1]
  • He was the 2nd All-Time American point producer in World Junior Championship history.
  • He was inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame in 2010.[2]
  • He was inducted into the Phoenix Coyotes Ring of Honor in 2012.[3]

References[change | change source]

  1. "The Top Ten Athletes In Videogame History". 27 August 2008.
  2. "Jeremy Roenick inducted into U.S. Hall". 21 October 2010.
  3. "Roenick's Ring of Honor Induction Video". Archived from the original on 2015-10-05. Retrieved 2012-10-26.

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