Does Jeremy Roenick Belong in the Hockey Hall of Fame?

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Jeremy Roenick was a dominant offensive player who was one of the few true personalities in a league known for extremely boring players.

Or was he a dominant offensive player? Both of us remember him being dominant but the stats don’t really back it up.

Listen to us discuss Roenick’s case in our latest episode:

Roenick’s stats:

Career

  • NHL: 1988-2009; 20 seasons, 15 quality
  • 513G (3rd American-born player all time), 703A for 1216P (3rd American), +153 in 1363 games; 17:42 ATOI (since 1998-99); 125.8 PS
  • Roenick is 3rd All Time in Offensive Point Shares among American-born players
  • Draf: In his draft year (1988), Roenick, drafted 8th overall, is 
    • 4th in Goals and Points
    • 5th in Assists
    • 2nd in Plus/Minus
    • 6th in Games Played
  • Era: Of the 19 players to play in at least 1250 games between 1988 and 2009, Roenick is
    • 8th in Goals, Assists, PPG and Offensive Point Shares
    • 7th in GPG, APG and Points
    • 5th in Plus/Minus
    • 10th in Point Shares
  • 82-game average: 31G, 43A for 73P, +9
  • 3-year peak (1991-94): 82-game average of 49G, 56A for 105P, +20
  • Possession (since 2007-08, 2 seasons):
    • 54.1% Corsi For
    • -2.1% Relative Corsi For
    • 55.6% Fenwick For
    • -1.6% Relative Fenwick For
  • Playoffs: 53G, 69A for 122P in 154 games, +21
  • Adjusted: 514G, 714A for 1228P
  • Adjusted 82-game average: 31G, 43A for 74P
  • Roenick is not in the Top 25 of any Adjusted Per Game category
  • Traded once in his prime and once after:
    • Traded for a slightly younger player (Zhamnov) plus a prospect and a pick
    • Traded for future considerations.

Accomplishments:

  • Top 5 in Hart voting once, Top 5 in Calder voting
  • Top 5 Offensive Player (by OPS) once (‘92), Top 10 twice 9’94)
  • Scored 50 goals twice, 45 goals three times, 40 goals four times, 30 goals seven times, 25 goals ten times, 20 goals thirteen times
  • Tallied 60 assists once, 50 assists four times, 40 assists ten times
  • Top 5 in Goals once, Top 10 twice
  • Top 10 in GPG once
  • Top 5 in Points once, Top 10 twice
  • Top 10 in PPG twice
  • Top 5 in Plus/Minus twice
  • Three Stars:
    • Rookie of the Month once
    • Weekly 3rd Star once
  • 9 All Star Game appearances.

Great Teams:

  • NHL:
    • Best Forward (by points) on one Runner Up (‘92 Blackhawks),
    • Top 3 Forward (by points) on one Final Four (‘90 Blackhawks),
    • Top 6 Forward on one Final Four (‘04 Flyers)
  • Olympics: Top 3? Forward (by points) on one Olympic Runner Up (‘02 USA)
  • Canada Cup: Top 3 Forward (by points) on one Canada Cup Runner Up (‘91 USA)

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