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by Paul on 07/22/09 at 09:06 AM ET
from Dan Bickley of the Arizona Republic,
Jeremy Roenick has his happy ending. The Coyotes are still working on theirs.
Roenick will leave the game with his dignity, his milestone and his name in lights. And though he hasn’t announced his retirement just yet, it sounds as though the hard-checking star finally is checking out.
“I’m really not on the fence,” Roenick said. “I really know what I’m doing. I’m just not going to announce it yet.”
For 20 seasons, Roenick gave the NHL what it sorely needs: a marketable American with huge personality. He was flashy, on ice and off. He said lots of interesting things. He will leave as one of the better American-born players of all time.
continue for Roenick’s thoughts on the Phoenix situation and J.R. says Chelios wants to play for the Rangers…
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