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Roenick talks name, hockey

Updated: February 21, 2010, 12:06 AM ET
By Alyssa Roenigk

VANCOUVER, British Columbia -- When I was 11 years old, an 18-year-old center from Boston was drafted No. 8 overall by the Chicago Blackhawks. Jeremy Roenick went on to become one of the most successful and most famous NHL players of all time. And since that day in 1988, I have spent a lot of time explaining the spelling of my last name.

Like Jeremy, I chose a career in sports. And like him, my success is based largely on name recognition. But because his name is so much ...

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