Comcast SportsNet Bay Area has learned exclusively through multiple league sources that San Jose Sharks center Jeremy Roenick will announce his retirement from the National Hockey League after a 20-year career this Thursday. The Sharks have scheduled a press conference on Thursday at 11:00 a.m. PST, at which time Roenick is expected to announce his retirement.
-CSN Bay Area
I wrote an obituary for JR's career a few weeks ago. The short version: great player, knew when to shift his role from top forward to energy grinder, colorful personality in a sport played mostly by vanillans. Never won the Stanley Cup. The Sharks blew it for him last season. MUST become a TV commentator. JR today, JR tomorrow, JR Forever, comrades!