Claimed on waivers by NY Rangers from Carolina, September 30, 2003. Claimed by St. Louis from NY Rangers in Waiver Draft, October 3, 2003. Claimed on waivers by NY Rangers from St. Louis, January 10, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Vancouver, August 19, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Ottawa, August 26, 2005. Signed as a free agent by Frankfurt (Germany), August 21, 2007.
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