On Saturday, February 11, during a game against the Chicago Blackhawks, the Phoenix Coyotes will induct former assistant captain Jeremy Roenick into the Coyotes Ring of Honor. It was announced today by Coyotes President and Chief Operating Officer, Mike Nealy.
"We are very pleased to induct Jeremy Roenick into the Coyotes Ring of Honor," said Nealy. "JR was a very important and popular player for our organization who helped launch our franchise in the Valley in 1996. He had an incredible career and is deserving of this honor. We look forward to celebrating his career with the Coyotes on February 11."
After being acquired from the Blackhawks in 1996, Roenick played 454 games for the Coyotes and amassed 152 goals, 227 assists, 379 points and 596 penalty minutes. Roenick scored 24 or more goals in five of his six seasons with the Coyotes, including leading the team in scoring from 1998 to 2001. He was named to the All-Star team with the Coyotes in 1999 and 2000.