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Adieu, pixilated legend: Jeremy Roenick was a video game god

Updated: August 6, 2009, 12:53 PM ET
By Patrick Hruby

Twenty years. Nine NHL All-Star Game appearances. Two Olympics. A staggering 1,216 points. Brutal checks and even more brutal honesty. Taken in total, a heck of a hockey career. But none of that is the real reason I'll mourn the retirement of Jeremy Roenick.

No, I'll miss Roenick marauding through "NHL '94" like an Abrams battle tank.

The pantheon of greatest video-game athletes generally consists of Bo Jackson from "Tecmo Super Bowl" and everybody else. This is a grave ...

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