WHL West First All-Star Team (1993, 1994) Canadian Major Junior First All-Star Team (1994)
Missed entire 1994-95 season after failing to come to contract terms with Washington. Signed as a free agent by Bracknell (Britain-2), December 21, 2004. Traded to Nashville by Washington for Kris Beech and Nashville's 1st round choice (Semyon Varlamov) in 2006 Entry Draft, March 9, 2006. Signed as a free agent by NY Islanders, July 3, 2006.
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