About the JR Hockey School
I started the JR Hockey School as a way to share my passion for the game and help give back to kids looking to improve. I'm collaborating with some of the best instructors who will offer world-class instruction on and off the ice. We will do this in environment that encourages hard work, creativity and most of all fun. We look forward to seeing you at an upcoming school.
About Jeremy Roenick
Jeremy “J.R.” Roenick was born January 17, 1970, and is a former American National Hockey League player. He was drafted eighth overall in the NHL Entry Draft in 1988 by the Chicago Blackhawks.
He played for the Chicago Blackhawks, Phoenix Coyotes, Philadelphia Flyers, Los Angeles Kings, and the San Jose Sharks over the course of his 20 year NHL season career.
He represented TEAM USA in numerous international tournaments, including two Olympics, 98′ & 02′ collecting a Silver Medal in Salt Lake City 2002. On November 10, 2007, he became the third American-born player to score 500 Goals.
On August 6, 2009, Roenick announced his retirement from the National Hockey League. Roenick finished his career having scored 513 goals with 703 assists in 1,363 games, for a total of 1,216 points.
Jeremy is famously noted as one of the most colorful personalities on and off the ice, and undeniably the most fan friendly star the NHL has ever produced.
Charitable work has always been a big part of Jeremy’s life, traveling North America supporting many causes helping to raise money and awareness.
Jeremy is currently enjoying a new career as an analyst for NBC Sports. His career as an analyst kicked off working for NBC ‘s network coverage of the 2010 Winter Olympics where he acted as the counterpart for Mike Milbury. Jeremy’s successful coverage during the Winter Games led to NBC offering him a contract to join the network full-time.
Jeremy has now added “author” to his resume, completing his first Biography titled “J.R” which highlights his illustrious career and personal stories during a very outspoken and opinionated time in his life.