Traded to Philadelphia by Los Angeles with Ned Lukacevic for Denis Gauthier and Philadelphia's 2nd round choice (later traded to Minnesota Minnesota selected Jason Zucker) in 2010 Entry Draft, July 1, 2008. Missed majority of 2008-09 due to shoulder injury. Traded to Nashville by Philadelphia for future considerations, September 18, 2009.
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