Revisiting The 1988 NHL Draft

Jeremy Roenick or Teemu Selanne? That is the question. As Teemu Selanne plays his final regular season game this weekend, its a perfect time to revisit the 1988 NHL Entry Draft. Heading into the draft, the Blackhawks held the 8th overall pick. With that 8th overall pick, the Blackhawks selected a guy from Boston, Massachusetts named Jeremy Roenick. The guy who the Blackhawks passed...
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One-on-One with a Chicago Blackhawks Legend, Jeremy Roenick

Evergreen Park – At a recent Binny’s Beverage Depot appearance, Marc-Louis Paprzyca and Corey York had the honor of taking some time to interview Blackhawks legend Jeremy Roenick. In the storied history of the Chicago Blackhawks not many names are elevated to quite the same heights as JR’s. Always known for his passion and fiery attitude on the ice, he has brought that same...
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February 28, 2014  |  Discuss

PHOTO: Jeremy Roenick lists Scottsdale mansion, baseball field for $8.5 million

Jeremy Roenick is one of three Americans to score 500+ NHL goals and one of one to have a private baseball field outside his Scottsdale mansion.  ”JR”, the former Blackhawk, Coyote, Flyer, King and Shark, bought the 10,000 square-foot home for $3.8 million in 2005 and is selling it for $8.5 million. The seven bedrooms and eight bathrooms sit on top of 19 acres in Arizona and...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Legend Jeremy Roenick Appearance at Binny’s

Chicago Blackhawks Hockey - We always try to keep you informed whenever a past or present big name Chicago athlete is doing an appearance around Chicago. Chicago Blackhawks Legend and current NBC Sports analyst Jeremy Roenick will be signing memorabilia and taking photos on Thursday February 27th at Binny’s in Evergreen Park. You can read about the specific details by clicking...
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February 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Blackhawks Legend Jeremy Roenick talks Olympic Hockey

Chicago Blackhawks legend Jeremy Roenick was on conference call with the media to promote the Sochi Winter Olympics. Therefore I was privileged enough to talk some winter games with J.R. Here’s some of the highlights from Jeremy Roenick. Jeremy Roenick on Team USA vs. Canada facing off in semifinals of men’s hockey on Friday (coverage begins at 10:30 a.m. CST on NBCSN): ...
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February 20, 2014  |  Discuss

NBC's Eddie Olczyk wants to coach again

I don't have any scientific evidence on this, but hockey people tend to stay in the booth when they leave playing or coaching to become broadcasters. Sure, there are rumors of Pierre McGuire being in the conversation to run a team, and a connection between Jeremy Roenick and a potential Seattle expansion franchise. However, the NHL on NBC's main broadcast team has been together...
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February 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Happy 25th Anniversary, Jeremy Roenick!

Happy Valentine’s Day, and happy anniversary to an all-time Blackhawks great! It was 25 years ago today – Feb. 14, 1989 – that Jeremy Roenick scored his first NHL goal with the Chicago Blackhawks. Roenick scored his first goal in … Continue reading →The post Happy 25th Anniversary, Jeremy Roenick! appeared first on Committed Indians.
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February 14, 2014  |  Discuss

How to watch the men's Olympic hockey tournament

Men's ice hockey begins play at the Sochi Olympic Winter Games tomorrow at Noon ET. It may be the last time we see the best-on-best version of the tournament, at least if noted baby Ed Snider has his way. That said, much like every other Olympic hockey tournament, you're hoping it'll be the best one you've ever seen.  Here at PDL, we'd like to help you follow...
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February 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Jeremy Roenick says you can’t win with Alex Ovechkin

Jeremy Roenick played for five teams during his 18 seasons in the NHL, so it’s fair to say that he has some level of expertise about the fine folks who strap on skates and play the game. It’s also fair to say that Roenick is not a fan of Alex Ovechkin. Roenick penned a post for his Web site, titled “Can You Win With A Guy Like Ovechkin?” and answered the question right off...
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February 08, 2014  |  Discuss

All About Jeremy Roenick The Person

from PR Newswire, SCOTTSDALE, Ariz., Jan. 27, 2014 /PRNewswire-iReach/ -- NHL legend Jeremy Roenick has led a fast life and now fans and friends can experience his illustrious NHL career, and life after hockey at  In addition to launching this new digital destination loaded with images and content, Roenick will embark on another endeavor as...
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January 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Your NHL Announcing Schedule for 1/20-1/26

United States Monday, January 20 Los Angeles Kings vs. Boston Bruins, 3 p.m. ET (NHL Net) - Local Announcers Tuesday, January 21 Minnesota Wild vs. Dallas Stars, 8 p.m. ET (NBCSN) - Dave Strader, Daryl Reaugh Wednesday, January 22 Chicago Blackhawks vs. Detroit Red Wings, 8 p.m. ET (NBCSN) - Mike Emrick, Eddie Olczyk, Pierre McGuire Thursday, January 23...
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January 20, 2014  |  Discuss

So who is Jeremy Roenick talking about in his book?

@theroyalhalf bought this up as he was reading Jeremy Roenick's book.    
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January 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Chicago Blackhawks legend Jeremy Roenick trashes Jay Cutler

Jeremy Roenick is one of the most beloved athletes in Chicago sports history. The former Blackhawks Center and NBC Sports NHL analyst was a favorite with fans and media due to his outgoing, affable and colorful personality. Bears QB Jay Cutler, on the other hand, has a reputation (whether deserved or not) for extreme apathy, insouciance and surliness. Cutler led a Bears offense through...
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December 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeremy Roenick Says He ‘Would Have Done the Same Thing’ as James Neal, Surprised by Neal’s Punishment (Video)

Jeremy Roenick is no stranger to controversy, and his latest statements show that in the heat of the moment, people do things they shouldn’t regardless of the consequences. James Neal was suspended for five games on Monday after he kneed Bruins forward Brad Marchand in the head during a chippy matchup on Saturday. Roenick discussed the suspension on NBC Sports Network on Monday...
December 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Report: Jeremy Roenick wants to be part of Seattle NHL expansion

Could Jeremy Roenick become part owner of a Seattle NHL team? (AP Photo) It’s no secret to avid followers of the NHL that the league would like to expand the league, and Seattle is their desired destination in the United States. Investor Chris Hansen is set on building an arena in Seattle, but would like to have an NBA team to start with before considering adding an NHL team. However...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

Puck Dumps 12/3/13

Puck Dumps: The favorite daily feature at Barry Melrose Rocks of Jeremy Roenick! The Top Line The Wild knocked off the Flyers, helping to snap a slump, NBC, Yahoo, The Local Take #1, The Local Take #2 Also, the Jets upended the Rangers, who are not good. ESPN, CBC, The Local Take #3, The Local Take #4   Scoreboard Winnipeg 5, New York Rangers 2 - Olli...
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December 03, 2013  |  Discuss

NFL, NHL concussion cases are not the same

Three months after the NFL agreed on a $765 million settlement with thousands of ex-players for concussion-related health problems, a group of their NHL peers is going to court, too. Hockey has proven to be an equally dangerous sport as football, but that doesn't mean the link between collisions on the ice and post-career trouble will lead to a similar outcome. The legal and...
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November 26, 2013  |  Discuss

Review - NHL Rivals: Blues & Blackhawks

NBCSN premiered NHL Rivals on Tuesday night heading into Wednesday's Blues-Blackhawks clash. NHL Rivals is a show designed to educate and show off some of the best rivalries the game has to offer. One of these, of course, is the St. Louis Blues and the Chicago Blackhawks.  Did the show do a nice job of summarizing the rivalry? Overall, how would you rate the show?  ...
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October 10, 2013  |  Discuss

Roenick ‘slugs’ fan on golf course

One of the truest generalities in life is that when a man asks another man to punch him in the face, he usually gets punched in the face. Hockey has added some civilization to the idea, but there's still plenty of not-exactly-discouraged punching in hockey, which partially explains why a hockey fan would want to get punched by retired hockey player Jeremy Roenick. A group of...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeremy Roenick punches fan... ok, he was asking for it

NBC hockey analyst Jeremy Roenick was at Lake Tahoe last week for the Celebrity Golf Championship.  Apparently a group of fans following Roenick pleaded with him to punch a dude in the face.  Ever the gentleman, Roenick obliged with the request and punched a man in a Colorado Rockies hat very gingerly. It's only a matter of time until this happens when Roenick goes at it...
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July 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Fan asks Jeremy Roenick to punch him in the face

If you saw one of your favorite hockey players, what would you do? Ask for an autograph? Try to make some weak conversation? Ask them to punch you in the face? If you're these fans who followed Roenick around a golf course, the "punch in the face" option was at the top of the list. According to the description of this YouTube video, the group begged Roenick to punch...
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July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Fan asks Jeremy Roenick to punch him in the face

If you saw one of your favorite hockey players, what would you do? Ask for an autograph? Try to make some weak conversation? Ask them to punch you in the face? If you're these fans who followed Roenick around a golf course, the "punch in the face" option was at the top of the list. According to the description of this YouTube video, the group begged Roenick to...
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July 23, 2013  |  Discuss

Stephen Curry Enters Final Day Of Tahoe Celebrity Golf Tournament With Lead

Stephen Curry enters the final day of the American Century Championship golf tournament with a one point lead over Jeremy Roenick. Curry made four birdies in a six-hole stretch from holes 11 through 16. "Considering the circumstances, this is the best I have ever played," said Curry, who doesn't play at all during the NBA season. "That's pretty crazy. I didn...
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July 21, 2013  |  Discuss

Jeremy Roenick Is Losing His Mind, Blasts Kovalchuk’s Retirement In Twitter Rant

Ilya Kovalchuk announced his retirement from the NHL yesterday, as he’s decided to return home to Russia to play in the KHL. This news came as a shock to just about everyone in the hockey world, but no one was more rattled than former NHLer and current NBC Sportscaster, Jeremy Roenick. Roenick took to twitter to blow off some steam and let everyone know just how he feels about...
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July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

Twitter Takes: Jeremy Roenick was extremely upset with Ilya Kovalchuk’s retirement

Former NHL superstar Jeremy Roenick took to Twitter to express his massive anger over Ilya Kovalchuk's decision to retire with $77 million remaining on his contract.
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July 12, 2013  |  Discuss

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