CHL First All-Star Team (1970) Bill Masterton Trophy (1975)
Played in NHL All-Star Game (1975)
Traded to Detroit by NY Rangers for Steve Andrascik, November 2, 1970. Traded to Buffalo by Detroit with Mike Robitaille for Joe Daley, May 25, 1971. Traded to Los Angeles by Buffalo for Los Angeles' 6th round choice (Jacob Gustavsson) in 1982 Entry Draft, March 10, 1981. Traded to Toronto by Los Angeles for Bob Gladney and Toronto's 6th round choice (Kevin Stevens) in 1983 Entry Draft, August 10, 1981.
When things aren't going well for us in this city [Toronto], I think there is a lot of overanalyzing going on. You've got the most passionate fans in the world here and a lot of (media) coverage, so you know there's going to be a lot of people giving their two cents worth on us.
— Toronto Maple Leafs forward James van Riemsdyk after a win against the Tampa Bay Lightning on Thursday