Flyers hoping to avoid distractions

The typically outspoken Jeremy Roenick is all business as his job has changed from center to right wing.

Updated: April 27, 2004, 12:47 PM ET
By By Jim Wilkie | NHL Insider
Here's a look at some notable news from around the Stanley Cup playoffs.

Who shut up J.R.?
In the cliché-filled safe-talk uttered by NHL players, Philadelphia's Jeremy Roenick is sought out for more interviews because he's one of the few who seem unafraid to have an opinion or ruffle some feathers.

But in this year's playoffs, J.R. has apparently gone mute. It's not because his head attracted numerous pucks this season or because of the broken jaw he suffered in February. The outspoken Roenick is all business as his job has changed from center to right wing.

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