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James van Riemsdyk  #21

NUMBER: 21 BIRTHDATE: May 4, 1989  (AGE 25)
HEIGHT: 6' 3" BIRTHPLACE: Middletown, NJ, United States
WEIGHT: 200 DRAFTED: PHI / 2007 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (2nd overall)

2013-14: Led Maple Leafs in PPG (9) and SHG (2), 2nd in G (30), A (31), PTS (61) and S (279), 3rd in TOI/game (21:03) .. Set single-season career highs in G, A and PTS .. Tied NHL record with goal 4 seconds into 2nd period Mar. 28 at PHI .. Career high 26:14 TOI Mar. 23 at NJD .. Tied career high with 3 A Feb. 27 at NYI .. 6 GP for USA at 2014 OLY - 7 pts (1g, 6a), 2 PIMs / Led tourney in +/- (+7) .. 300th NHL game Feb. 4 at FLA .. 100th Maple Leafs game, A Jan. 25 at WPG .. Named to 2014 USA OLY Team Jan. 1 .. 5-game point streak (Oct. 22-30) with 7 points (2g, 5a) .. Missed 2 games (Oct. 15, 17) due to back spasms .. SO Stats: 5-for-9.

Hockey East All-Rookie Team (2008) Hockey East Second All-Star Team (2009) Traded to Toronto by Philadelphia for Luke Schenn, June 23, 2012.
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