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James van Riemsdyk | Winger | #21

Team: Toronto Maple Leafs
Age / DOB:  (27) / 5/4/1989
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 209
College: New Hampshire
Drafted: 2007 / Rd. 1 (2) / PHI
Contract: view contract details

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James van Riemsdyk has been added to Team U.S.A.'s World Cup roster.
He will be one of five Maple Leafs who will particiapte in the tournament. Leo Komarov (Finland), Nikita Zaitsev (Russia), Milan Michalek (Czech Republic), and Morgan Rielly (North America) will compete against JVR. May 28 - 10:25 AM

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James van Riemsdyk has been put on Team USA's roster for the World Cup of Hockey.

Colorado's Erik Johnson, Washington's Matt Niskanen, Tampa Bay's Ryan Callahan, St. Louis' David Backes as well as Columbus' Brandon Dubinsky and Jack Johnson were placed on the roster too.

James van Riemsdyk (foot) is expected to be ready for training camp next fall.

He didn't play after he suffered a broken foot back on Jan. 9 against San Jose. Van Riemsdyk hasn't been seen much since he was injured and then he had a medical setback which sidelined him for the rest of the season. He recorded 14 goals and 29 points in 40 games prior to getting injured.
Source: Toronto Sun
Apr 12 - 8:45 AM

The Toronto Maple Leafs have confirmed that James van Riemsdyk (foot) will not return this season.

It was reported earlier that van Riemsdyk had suffered a setback in his attempt to return from the ailment. He's still expected to be healthy in time for the World Cup of Hockey.
Feb 25 - 6:57 PM

James van Riemsdyk has experienced a setback in his attempt to return from a foot injury.

Van Riemsdyk will probably end up missing the rest of the 2015-16 campaign as a result. If that's the case, he'll finish with 14 goals and 29 points in 40 contests this season. The 2015-16 campaign is a lost cause for Toronto at this point anyways, so the Leafs have no reason to rush him back.
Feb 25 - 4:00 PM

Coach Mike Babcock has hinted that James van Riemsdyk (foot) could be out longer than expected.

JVR's initial timetable was set for six-to-eight weeks after he suffered a broken foot 44 days ago. Van Riemsdyk hasn't played since Jan. 9 because of the ailment and before he got hurt he was leading the Leafs in scoring with 29 points in 40 games.
Feb 22 - 1:02 PM

James van Riemsdyk (foot) has been moved to injured reserve.

The Leafs needed the roster spot to activate Nick Spaling. JVR was assessed with a non-displaced fracture in his left foot on Jan. 11 and his timetable was set at six-to-eight weeks, so he isn't close to returning yet.
Jan 25 - 6:24 PM

James van Riemsdyk will be out of action for six-to-eight weeks with a non-displaced fracture in his left foot.

JVR leads the Maple Leafs in scoring with 29 points in 40 games. He is also second on the club with 14 goals and his presence on the power play will be sorely missed as well.
Jan 11 - 10:35 AM

James van Riemsdyk scored in Saturday's 4-1 win over the St. Louis Blues.

Van Riemsdyk tied the game in the second period after Vladimir Tarasenko opened the scoring for St. Louis. JVR has been red-hot of late, as he's scored at least one goal in seven of his last 10 contests. The 26-year-old has 14 goals and 28 points in 37 games in '15-16.
Source: Toronto Sun
Jan 3 - 10:33 AM

James van Riemsdyk picked up a goal in the Leafs' 3-2 loss to Arizona on Tuesday.

Van Riemsdyk backed up a three point effort against Colorado with his 12th of the campaign in this loss to the Coyotes. The sniper now has seven points in his last five games and now has 24 points in 33 games. Nazem Kadri scored the other goal for the Leafs in a losing effort.
Wed, Dec 23, 2015 01:22:00 AM

James van Riemsdyk scored a goal and added a pair of assists in the Toronto Maple Leafs 7-4 win over the Colorado Avalanche.

James van Riemsdyk now has 11 goals and 12 assists for a total of 23 points in 32 games played this season. JVR was a plus-four on the night, and had three shots on goal.
Tue, Dec 22, 2015 12:42:00 AM

James van Riemsdyk scored a goal and an assist in Tuesday's 5-4 overtime loss to the Tampa Bay Lightning.

JVR did all of his damage in the first period, as he assisted on Tyler Bozak's goal and scored one of his own with under two minutes remaining. The 26-year-old has nine goals and 19 points in 29 games this season.
Tue, Dec 15, 2015 10:45:00 PM

James van Riemsdyk scored a power play marker in a 3-2 shootout win over the Devils on Tuesday.

His eighth of the season came 2:12 into the second period. JVR leads the Leafs in scoring with 17 points 28 games. His power play goal was assisted by Dion Phaneuf and Tyler Bozak. PA Parenteau was the other goal scorer for the Leafs.
Tue, Dec 8, 2015 10:50:00 PM

James van Riemsdyk had an assist on all three of Toronto's goal in a 3-0 win over Edmonton on Monday night.

Van Riemsdyk leads the Leafs in scoring with 16 points in 24 games. He had a chance to score his first goal since Nov. 17, but he chose to pass the puck to Leo Komarov, who scored earlier in the match, for an empty-net marker instead.
Tue, Dec 1, 2015 10:52:00 AM

James van Riemsdyk had an assist in Toronto's 2-1 shootout victory on Friday.

Van Riemsdyk has recorded a point in three of his last four games. He has seven goals and 11 points in 20 contests in 2015-16.
Source: Toronto Sun
Sat, Nov 21, 2015 11:51:00 AM

Depth Charts

All Positions
C1Auston Matthews
2Nazem Kadri
3Tyler Bozak
4William Nylander
5Peter Holland
6Brooks Laich
LW1James van Riemsdyk
2Joffrey Lupul
3Milan Michalek
4Matt Martin
5Colin Greening
RW1Leo Komarov
2Mitch Marner
3Connor Brown
4Nikita Soshnikov
5Zach Hyman
6Byron Froese
7Nathan Horton
D1Morgan Rielly
2Jake Gardiner
3Matt Hunwick
4Martin Marincin
5Nikita Zaitsev
6Roman Polak
7Frank Corrado
8Connor Carrick
9Stephane Robidas
G1Frederik Andersen
2Jhonas Enroth
3Garret Sparks