OHL All-Rookie Team (1993)
Claimed by Atlanta from Los Angeles in Expansion Draft, June 25, 1999. Traded to Minnesota by Atlanta for San Jose's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, later traded to Pittsburgh later traded to Columbus Columbus selected Aaron Johnson) in 2001 Entry Draft, September 29, 2000.
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