Rookie Card Year: 1990-91
Investment Rating: 6.5
Jeremy Roenick is one of the most accomplished American-born hockey players of all-time. As a result, his trading cards and autographed memorabilia are important to collectors. The brash, confident and openly vocal Roenick, has maintained his presence in hockey as an analyst and color commentator for NBC Sports. His genuine desire to engage and connect with fans are at the heart of his popularity.
Jeremey Roenick was selected by the Chicago Blackhawks with the eighth overall pick in the 1988 NHL Draft. He played in his first game with the team later that year. However, it would be a couple of years before Roenick would make his hockey card debut. Jeremy Roenick has a total of nine rookie cards all of which were released in 1990-91 products. Roenick's cards fall victim to being over produced by today's standards. As a result, all of his rookie cards can be purchased for just a few dollars each. However, high-grade versions, particularly those receiving the hobby's top grade of 10 from a reputable company like PSA or BGS, do sell in the $100 range.
While every collector has their own preferred rookie card, the 1990-91 O-Pee-Chee Premier Jeremy Roenick is the popular. It is also the card that garners the most bidding when Gem Mint examples come to auction. The card is dominated by a large, in-game photograph showing Roenick in front of the goal net, a place he found himself frequently during his career.
Jeremy Roenick autographs remain in strong demand. He is a willing in-person and through-the-mail signer, leaving no shortage of autographed items available in the market. His responsibilities for NBC Sports have kept him from participating on the national autograph circuit, although he has appeared at a couple of larger signing events since his retirement from the sport in 2009.
Roenick also has an autobiography called J.R.: My Life as the Most Outspoken, Fearless, and Hard-Hitting Man in Hockey.
Jeremy Roenick Rookie Card Checklist
- 1990-91 Bowman #1
- 1990-91 O-Pee-Chee #7
- 1990-91 O-Pee-Chee Premier #100
- 1990-91 Pro Set #58
- 1990-91 Score #179
- 1990-91 Score Canadian #179
- 1990-91 Topps #7
- 1990-91 Upper Deck #63
- 1990-91 Upper Deck French #63
1995-96 (HKY) Select Certified Double Strike Gold #7 Jeremy Roenick
1996-97 (HKY) Zenith Artist's Proofs #30 Jeremy Roenick
1995-96 Donruss Elite Cutting Edge #14 Jeremy Roenick 2500
1996-97 (HKY) SPx Gold #7 Jeremy Roenick
Jeremy Roenick Autographed Memorabilia Buying Guide
Below you will find an example of what Jeremy Roenick's authentic signature looks like. This can be used as a first point of reference for determining the legitimacy of autograph memorabilia, but is not a substitute for having your items authenticated by a well-respected professional autograph authentication company. Some of the trusted sources within the sports memorabilia market include the following companies: PSA, JSA, Tristar, and Mounted Memories. Click on any of the images below to view full size photos.
Jeremy Roenick Cut Signature Exemplar
Jeremy Roenick Key Signature Attributes: An authentic Jeremy Roenick signature autograph will exhibit several distinguishing characteristics. Regardless of the type of item, or when it was signed, look for the following signature features:
Jeremy Roenick Signature Characteristics
- The signature is largely indecipherable, leans to the right and is often written on an upward angle.
- The Letter "J" is written with a large oval shaped loop at the top and a straight line at the bottom.
- The pen stays on the paper and extend a horizontal line before a sharp up and down stroke for the "y."
- The last name is defined by a vertical angled line that intersects what could be described as an upside down "7."
- A large cursive "l" shape or bubble letter "!" dominates the last name.
- His jersey number "27" is usually inscribed.
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