WHL East First All-Star Team (1996) AHL All-Rookie Team (1997)
Traded to Edmonton by Buffalo with Barrie Moore for Miroslav Satan, March 18, 1997. Traded to Nashville by Edmonton for Detroit's 3rd round choice (previously acquired, Edmonton selected Mike Comrie) in 1999 Entry Draft, June 26, 1999. Claimed on waivers by Tampa Bay from Nashville, October 25, 2000. Traded to Ottawa by Tampa Bay for John Emmons, March 13, 2001.
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