Jeremy Roenick has never shied away from media interviews. But in the wake of reports that he would run the hockey operations for a Seattle NHL franchise if the Coyotes were to move there, Roenick noted twice Monday that no reporters had called him to verify the rumor before or after it surfaced.
"My job right now is to cover the NHL Stanley Cup Finals," said Roenick, who provides analysis for NBC. "I am really happy with my job. Its my dream job. I have always wanted to work for TV."
It should be noted that Roenick would neither confirm nor deny the report. It should also be noted that Roenick has shown an interest in the suit-and-tie side of the NHL in the past, even being connected to previous Coyotes suitors, albeit never concretely.
When this was raised, Roenick reiterated his stance.
"I like my job," he said.
CBCs Glenn Healy reported this weekend that if the Glendale City Council does not approve an arena lease deal to keep the Coyotes, the team ...