J.R.: My Life as the Most Outspoken, Fearless, and Hard-Hitting Man in Hockey

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Jeremy Roenick, one of the premier hockey players of his generation and one of the greatest American stars the NHL has ever known, shares his life story in this frank and unflinching autobiography. After making his debut as an 18-year-old with the Chicago Blackhawks, Roenick thrilled fans with his flashy style, take-no-prisoners approach, and jaw-dropping skills. A native of Boston, Roenick went on to play for four more franchises—including the Philadelphia Flyers and Los Angeles Kings—during his incredible ...

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Overview

Jeremy Roenick, one of the premier hockey players of his generation and one of the greatest American stars the NHL has ever known, shares his life story in this frank and unflinching autobiography. After making his debut as an 18-year-old with the Chicago Blackhawks, Roenick thrilled fans with his flashy style, take-no-prisoners approach, and jaw-dropping skills. A native of Boston, Roenick went on to play for four more franchises—including the Philadelphia Flyers and Los Angeles Kings—during his incredible 18-season career. By the time he was through, Roenick had racked up 513 goals—the second most of any American-born player—and 703 assists. Now a tells-it-like-it-is commentator for NBC and the NHL, Roenick takes readers on a behind-the-scenes, warts-and-all tour through his illustrious career, both on and off the ice.

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Product Details

  • ISBN-13: 9781600789236
  • Publisher: Triumph Books
  • Publication date: 11/1/2013
  • Pages: 304
  • Sales rank: 147,067
  • Product dimensions: 6.20 (w) x 8.98 (h) x 0.98 (d)

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Jeremy Roenick is a member of the U.S. Hockey Hall of Fame and one of only four American-born players to score 500 or more career NHL goals. He is currently a hockey analyst for NBC. Kevin Allen is the author or coauthor of more than a dozen sports books, including Brett: His Own Story, Star-Spangled Hockey: Celebrating 75 Years of USA Hockey, and Without Fear: Hockey’s 50 Greatest Goaltenders. He lives in Ypsilanti, Michigan.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted December 3, 2012

    GREAT READ - LOVE HIM OR HATE HIM

    Interesting insite into the life of an NHL player. Told in true JR style - nothing held back.

    1 out of 1 people found this review helpful.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted October 18, 2014

    FAVORITE FORMER HOCKEY PLAYER OF ALL TIME BESIDES WAYNE GRETZKY!!!!:):0

    J.R. IS MY ALL TIME FAVORITE FORMER HOCKEY PLAYER BESIDES "THE GREAT ONE" WAYNE GRETZKY!!!!:0:)

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  • Anonymous

    Posted January 8, 2014

    Wow,

    A great story of a great man! This book shows what it means to be brutally honest and is a great read for any NHL fan, as well as any aspiring hockey player, young or old. I want to read this book again it was so good!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 11, 2013

    This is an awesome book. It offers great hockey information, al

    This is an awesome book. It offers great hockey information, along with off-ice stories. I recommend this book to all readers.

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  • Anonymous

    Posted September 2, 2013

    Great read

    @jeremy_roenick takes you on a wild ride from pee wee thru the NHL. Made me laugh out loud more than once

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  • Anonymous

    Posted July 21, 2013

    J.R. tells it like he sees it

    I enjoyed Jeremy Roenick's hockey style through out his career, 100% all of the time. Its no wonder he was a true fan favorite. With this book he still does it 100% . Great read, gives some insight into the person and the game itself. Certaintly doesn't put the league or players in a poor light, it actually paints a much more positive picture, and that's especially good after the 2012-2013 NHL lockout. Nice job J.R!

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  • Anonymous

    Posted May 10, 2013

    Great book

    Any hockey fan would enjoy this book.

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    Posted January 12, 2013

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