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Jeremy Roenick

Born:January 17, 1970Draft:1988 Blackhawks #8 Overall
Hometown:Boston, MAPosition:C
Known For:Shoots:Right
National Team:United States

Jeremy Shaffer Roenick (/ˈroʊnɪk/; born January 17, 1970) is an American former professional ice hockey player who played the majority of his career in the National Hockey League (NHL). He was drafted 8th overall in the 1988 NHL Entry Draft by the Chicago Blackhawks, for whom he played from 1988 to 1996. Roenick subsequently played for the Phoenix Coyotes, Philadelphia Flyers, Los Angeles Kings and San Jose Sharks over the course of his 20 NHL season career. He also represented Team USA in several international tournaments. On November 10, 2007, he became the third American-born player (Joe Mullen and Mike Modano were the first two) to score 500 goals.

After retiring in 2009, Roenick joined NBC Sports as a hockey analyst in 2010, before being fired in 2020 for inappropriate sexual comments made about colleague Kathryn Tappen.

Jeremy Roenick San Jose Sharks
Jeremy Roenick, San Jose Sharks (Elliot from Castro Valley, California, USA, CC BY 2.0 – https://creativecommons.org/licenses/by/2.0, via Wikimedia Commons)

Jeremy Roenick Statistics

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Achievements

  • Ranked #9 on the Blackhawks’ all-time scorers list with 267
  • Inducted into the United States Hockey Hall of Fame in 2010
  • 8x NHL All-Star Game (1991, 1992, 1993, 1994, 1999, 2000, 2002, 2004)
  • Olympic Silver Medal (2002)
  • Canada Cup All-Star Team (1992)
  • Canada Cup Runner-Up (1992)
  • QMJHL Second All-Star Team (1989)
  • U20 WJC All-Star Team (1989)
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