Crosby, Ovechkin to guest star on 'Price'

NEW YORK, Dec. 14 (UPI) -- Pittsburgh star Sidney Crosby, Washington captain Alex Ovechkin and former NHL great Jeremy Roenick will appear on "The Price Is Right," the NHL said Tuesday.
Sharks' Roenick expected to retire

Sharks' Roenick expected to retire

SAN JOSE, Calif., Aug. 4 (UPI) -- Veteran center Jeremy Roenick is expected to announce his retirement at a news conference the San Jose Sharks have called for this week.

NHL: San Jose 3, Anaheim 2

ANAHEIM, Calif., April 5 (UPI) -- Jonathan Cheechoo's power-play goal with 6:41 remaining Sunday lifted the San Jose Sharks to a 3-2 victory over the Anaheim Ducks.

NHL: San Jose 6, Chicago 5

CHICAGO, Nov. 16 (UPI) -- San Jose's Dan Boyle and Devin Setoguchi scored on third-period power plays Sunday and the Sharks notched a 6-5 come-from-behind win over Chicago.

NHL: San Jose 7, Philadelphia 6 (SO)

PHILADELPHIA, Oct. 22 (UPI) -- Joe Pavelski and Jeremy Roenick scored the only goals in an overtime shootout Wednesday, giving San Jose a wild 7-6 victory over Philadelphia.

NHL: San Jose 5, Calgary 3

SAN JOSE, Calif., April 23 (UPI) -- Jeremy Roenick scored twice and assisted on two more goals Tuesday, leading San Jose to a 5-3 win over Calgary in Game 7 of their Western quarterfinal series.

NHL: San Jose 3, Anaheim 1

ANAHEIM, Calif., March 29 (UPI) -- Brian Boucher made 23 saves Friday and the San Jose Sharks clinched the Pacific Division title with a 3-1 victory over Anaheim.

NHL: San Jose 2, Anaheim 1

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 22 (UPI) -- Jeremy Roenick scored the go-ahead goal early in the third period Friday, giving the San Jose Sharks a 2-1 victory over Anaheim.

NHL: San Jose 4, Minnesota 3 (SO)

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 20 (UPI) -- Jeremy Roenick scored the deciding goal in a shootout Wednesday, handing San Jose a 4-3 victory over Minnesota.

NHL: San Jose 4, St. Louis 1

SAN JOSE, Calif., March 15 (UPI) -- Milan Michalek touched off a four-goal first period by scoring just 70 seconds into the game Friday and San Jose cruised to a 4-1 win over St. Louis.

NHL: San Jose 4, Columbus 2

COLUMBUS, Ohio, Feb. 27 (UPI) -- Four Sharks scored Wednesday when San Jose topped the Columbus Blue Jackets 4-2.

NHL: San Jose 2, Pittsburgh 1 (SO)

PITTSBURGH, Feb. 24 (UPI) -- Jeremy Roenick scored in the third round of a shootout Sunday, handing the San Jose Sharks a 2-1 win over Pittsburgh.

Gagne advised to sit out rest of season

PHILADELPHIA, Feb. 20 (UPI) -- Philadelphia General Manager Paul Holmgren said Wednesday injured forward Simon Gagne has been advised to sit out the rest of the season.

NHL: San Jose 3, Chicago 2 (SO)

SAN JOSE, Calif., Feb. 2 (UPI) -- Jeremy Roenick scored the game-winner in a shootout Saturday and the San Jose Sharks topped the Chicago Blackhawks 3-2.

NHL: Anaheim 4, San Jose 3

ANAHEIM, Calif., Jan. 14 (UPI) -- Francois Beauchemin scored the decisive goal for the Anaheim Ducks in Sunday's 4-3 victory over the San Jose Sharks.
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Jeremy Roenick
SLP2000123001- 30 DECEMBER 2000- ST. LOUIS, MISSOURI, USA: St. Louis Blues' Jeff Finley dives towards Phoenix Coyotes Jeremy Roenick as he controls the puck in the St. Louis zone during the first period, December 30, 2000. Roenick passed the puck to teammate Claude Lemieux for a goal. bc/bg/Bill Greenblatt UPI

Jeremy Shaffer "J.R." Roenick (pronounced /ˈroʊnɨk/; born January 17, 1970) is a retired American professional ice hockey player who played the majority of his career in the National Hockey League (NHL). He played for the Chicago Blackhawks, Phoenix Coyotes, Philadelphia Flyers, Los Angeles Kings, and San Jose Sharks over the course of his 18 NHL season career and represented Team USA in numerous 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.

Roenick began playing hockey at the age of four when the parents of a playmate persuaded Roenick's parents to put Jeremy in a hockey program so that their child would be with someone he knew. The son of a Mobil oil district coordinator, Jeremy constantly moved around the Northeastern United States, joining new hockey teams with each stop. Roenick’s impressive play while living in Fairfax, Virginia, earned him an offer to play for the Bantam level New Jersey Rockets, who had won back to back national championships in 1984-85 and 1985-86. At age 14 Roenick was required to take a flight from Dulles Airport to Newark, NJ on a weekly basis to make the Rocket’s games. Roenick helped the Rockets to a state championship registering 300 points in only 75 games. After one year of traveling for hockey the Roenick family would move back to Massachusetts, where Jeremy enrolled at Thayer Academy. Roenick played on the same line as future NHL line-mate Tony Amonte; the two went on to win two state championships. Roenick so impressed during his time at Thayer Academy that he was drafted straight out of high school, going eighth overall in the 1988 NHL Entry Draft to the Chicago Blackhawks. He was also taken to breakfast by Wayne Gretzky in an attempt to convince Roenick to play for the Hull Olympiques, a QMJHL team that Gretzky owned. Roenick played for the Olympiques during the 1988-89 season scoring 70 points in 28 games, before going on to represent the United States at the 1989 World Junior Championship. In his second WJC Roenick lead the tournament in scoring and was named a Tournament All-Star. Roenick’s line, which included future NHL players Mike Modano and John LeClair, totaled 41 points the most ever by a Team USA line and sixth most in tournament history However despite his scoring success the United States finished the tournament in fifth place. During the tournament Roenick become the all-time leading American scorer totaling 25 points. Roenick’s recorded stood for 21 years before being broken by Jordan Schroeder in 2010; however it took Schroeder three tournaments to pass Roenick who set the record in just two events. Following Roenick’s successful WJC performance the Blackhawks called him up during the 1988-89 season.

Roenick made his NHL debut on October 6, 1988 against the New York Rangers and then scored his first goal on February 14, 1989 against the Minnesota North Stars. In 20 games at the NHL level, Roenick scored 18 points. In the playoffs, he helped the Blackhawks reach the Conference Finals. During the playoffs Roenick gave the Chicago fans' a glimpse of what kind of player he would become. In a game vs. the St. Louis Blues Roenick got into an altercation with Blues defenseman Glen Featherstone. Featherstone crosschecked Roenick in the mouth and broke his front teeth; Featherstone would be given a five min. major while Roenick received a minor. Roenick remained in the game and once his penalty expired he took a shift on the power play and scored a goal.

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