Jeremy Roenick is playing in the American Century Celebrity Golf Tournament in Lake Tahoe this weekend and after putting to save par on the 14th hole, he flipped someone off in the crowd. It looked like a playful back-and-forth, Roenick is laughing the whole time, but still, J.R., the camera guy is right there.
Reader David sends along this video, from the Tahoe celebrity golf tournament, and this note:
Yesterday, we brought you the story of Jeremy Roenick exploring the legality of a death match with a Twitter troll. Since then, the troll in question has gotten in touch and sent us the direct messages Roenick sent him. We reached out to Roenick about the authenticity of these DMs, but he never got back to us.
Last week, friend of the site Jeremy Roenick sent out an interesting tweet:
Playing for coach Mike Keenan in Chicago was like camping on the side of an active volcano. You had to accept the reality that he erupted regularly and that there was always a danger of being caught in his lava flow. He was a tyrant, a schoolyard bully, an oldschool coach who tried to motivate players through…
Jeremy Roenick scored 513 goals in his 18 NHL seasons with the Blackhawks, Coyotes, Flyers, Kings, and Sharks. (You will recall, since it's not so active at present, the NHL is an occasionally operational professional league in which rich men compensate other men to play hockey.) Roenick retired in 2009. Now he works…
A discussion of rough play in the NHL appeared to approach violence itself as hockey dad Mike Milbury and analyst Jeremy Roenick engaged in a heated argument live on NBC Sports Network.
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Jeremy Roenick is a 40-year-old man. He was one of the NHL's best players during one of the NHL's least enjoyable periods. Last night, he cried on national TV. It's really fine that he did.
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• And I'm Not Even Counting The Wraparounds. Nineteen years after he scored his first NHL goal, Jeremy Roenick finally netted number 500 in the Sharks' 4-1 victory over the Coyotes. J.R. became just the third American-born player to reach 500 goals, and ranks 40th in goals and 44th in points on the career lists. But…