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James van Riemsdyk | Winger | #25

Team: Toronto Maple Leafs
Age / DOB:  (28) / 5/4/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 210
College: New Hampshire
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 1 (2) / PHI
Contract: view contract details

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James van Riemsdyk tallied a power-play goal in Wednesday's 5-4 loss to the Capitals.
He got his second goal of the playoffs during a second-period power play. Van Riemsdyk has generated three points over four games in the series. Apr 20 - 11:34 AM
Source: Toronto Sun

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James van Riemsdyk scored twice in Toronto's 3-2 loss to Columbus on Sunday night, pushing the Leafs down to the second wild card spot and into a matchup with Washington.

JVR is sizzling as the regular season comes to an end, having reached the scoresheet in six of his last seven games. The 27-year-old finishes the season with a career high 62 points in 82 games. The Leafs, however, couldn't hold onto the 2-0 lead JVR provided for them, and dropped from third place into the East's final playoff spot.
Apr 9 - 11:52 PM

Forward James van Riemsdyk picked up two assists in the Toronto Maple Leafs' 4-2 victory over the visiting Boston Bruins Monday night.

JVR drew his 31st and 32nd assists of the season on goals by Morgan Rielly (sixth) and Tyler Bozak (17th). Reilly's goal tied the game at 1-1 in the first period and Bozak's power-play goal gave the Leafs a 2-1 lead at 18:03 of the third. The Leafs then scored two long empty-net goals, one by William Nylander and the other by Nazem Kadri. It was Nylander's 19th goal of the season and extended his personal points streak to eight consecutive games. Kadri's goal was his 29th.
Mar 20 - 10:37 PM

James van Riemsdyk has been absent for the last three practices, but he will play Monday night against Boston.

Van Riemsdyk may be playing through something, but he has been productive with three goals and one assist in the last six games. On the season, he has 22 goals and 52 points in 70 appearances.
Mar 20 - 4:19 PM

James van Riemsdyk found the back of the net in Tuesday's 3-2 win over the Detroit Red Wings.

JVR finally put his 14-game goal drought to bed with his power play goal at the 15:39 mark of the first period. The goal also allowed him to hit the 20-goal mark for the fourth time in his career. van Riemsdyk has 49 points in 65 games this season. Alexey Marchenko and Nazem Kadri also scored for the Maple Leafs.
Mar 7 - 11:03 PM

James van Riemsdyk has recorded just five assists in the last 14 games.

He had eight shots on goal against Anaheim last Friday. JVR has been stuck on 19 goals since he scored twice on Feb. 4.
Mar 7 - 5:27 PM

James van Riemsdyk is currently on a 10-game goalless drought.

van Riemsdyk has still managed to put up a respectable 19 goals this season, but he hasn't found the back of the net since Feb. 4. "You want to be contributing, you want to be scoring," van Riemsdyk said. "But I’m focusing on the little details, making sure those are in shape and then maybe the puck starts going in again." He'll get an opportunity to snap the streak against the Canadiens on Saturday night.
Source: Toronto Sun
Feb 25 - 9:42 AM

James van Riemsdyk will skate in his 500th career game on Saturday against Buffalo.

JVR began his career in Philadelphia posted 47 goals and 99 points in 196 games in the City of Brotherly Love. He's fared much better hockey's proverbial capital, posting 108 goals and 221 points in 303 games. His time in Toronto may be numbered, but there's little doubt that second overall pick in 2007 has been a tremendous success.
Feb 11 - 3:41 PM

James van Riemsdyk got his 17th goal of the season Wednesday night in a 4-0 win against Detroit.

His 10-game point streak was halted on Monday night, but van Riemsdyk still has four goals and 11 assists in the last 12 games.
Jan 26 - 9:01 AM

James van Riemsdyk is riding a 10-game point streak.

He has compiled three goals and 11 assists for 14 points during that span. JVR has recorded 16 goals and 38 points in 44 matches this season.
Jan 23 - 6:15 PM

James van Riemsdyk's insurance goal in the third period held up as the game winner against Buffalo on Tuesday night.

He gave the Leafs a 4-2 lead on his 16th goal of the season during a third-period power play. JVR has 13 points on the man advantage this season. He also extended his point streak to eight straight games.
Jan 18 - 10:49 AM

James van Riemsdyk scored a power play goal in Friday's 4-2 win over the New York Rangers.

His goal late in the first period extended Toronto's lead to 2-0 at the time. Van Riemsdyk extended his point streak to six games in the process. He's picked up 10 points during that span. The 27-year-old is now up to 15 goals and 34 points in 40 games this season. William Nylander, Connor Brown and Connor Carrick also found the back of the net for Toronto.
Jan 13 - 10:28 PM

James van Riemsdyk had a piece of all three goals Saturday night as the Toronto Maple Leafs lost a 5-3 game to the Montreal Canadiens.

Van Riemsdyk earned his 18th and 19th assists for the season on Tyler Bozak and Nazem Kadri’s second period goals respectively. He earned his 14th goal of the season at the 18:15 minute mark of the second to momentarily close the Leafs to within one of the Habs. He is now on a five-game streak in which he scored a point; his last three games have each produced multiple points. With 33, he closed to within two of Auston Matthews for the top of the team leaderboard. Matthews failed to score a point Saturday night.
Jan 8 - 12:35 AM

James van Riemsdyk registered two assists in Toronto's 6-5 overtime loss to Washington Tuesday night.

van Riemsdyk is on a three-game point streak. He has 13 goals and 28 points in 37 contests in 2016-17.
Jan 4 - 11:36 AM

James van Riemsdyk stayed hot for the Maple Leafs as they beat the Red Wings 5-4 in overtime in Sunday's Centennial Classic.

JVR picked up his 13th helper of the season to give him 26 points in 36 games so far this season. There's a lot of chatter around the rumor mill that he's on the block, and with production like this it's easy to see the Leafs getting a bounty in return should they decide to move on.
Jan 1 - 8:31 PM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Auston Matthews
2Nazem Kadri
3Tyler Bozak
4Dominic Moore
5Ben Smith
6Frederik Gauthier
LW1James van Riemsdyk
2Patrick Marleau
3Zach Hyman
4Matt Martin
5Josh Leivo
6Eric Fehr
7Kasperi Kapanen
8Joffrey Lupul
RW1Mitch Marner
2William Nylander
3Leo Komarov
4Connor Brown
5Nikita Soshnikov
6Nathan Horton
D1Jake Gardiner
2Morgan Rielly
3Nikita Zaitsev
4Connor Carrick
5Ron Hainsey
6Martin Marincin
7Andreas Borgman
G1Frederik Andersen
2Curtis McElhinney