Wednesday, July 4, 2007

Jeremy Roenick to Retire

From Fox Sports...

Jeremy Roenick is retiring, a newspaper reported, after an 18-year NHL career in which he became the third-leading American goal-scorer in league history.

Roenick, a nine-time All-Star who played with four teams, sent a text message to a reporter at The Philadelphia Inquirer reading, "I'm retiring; is that still news?" The story was posted on the paper's Web site Wednesday.

The only American-born players with more goals than Roenick, a two-time Olympian, are Mike Modano (507) and Joey Mullen (502).

The 37-year-old center was an outspoken critic of the lockout that wiped away the 2004-05 season.
Roenick at his best... in a Hawks uniform.

And more Roenick from Youtube...

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