- 1 James van Riemsdyk Biography
- 2 James van Riemsdyk Age|Family| Brother
- 3 James` Girlfriend
- 4 James van Riemsdyk Height | Weight
- 5 James van Riemsdyk Net Worth
- 6 James van Riemsdyk NHL Career
- 7 James van Riemsdyk Philadelphia Flyers
- 8 James` Jersey
- 9 James van Riemsdyk Contract
- 10 James van Riemsdyk Instagram
- 11 James van Riemsdyk Twitter
- 12 James van Riemsdyk Facebook
James van Riemsdyk Biography
James van Riemsdyk is an American professional ice hockey left winger player. He plays for Philadelphia Flyers. James signed a 5-year contract with the Flyers on July 1, 2018. Before he joined the Flyers he played for Toronto Maple Leafs. He is well known for his initials JVR.
Born on April 5, 1989, in Middletown, NJ, he started his hockey career in the Kelly green uniform of the Brick Hockey Club, playing out of the Ocean Ice Palace in Brick, NJ. Proudly displayed on the wall was a banner paying homage to Jim Dowd, the only New Jersey grad playing in the NHL at that time. It was immediately evident that this young forward was also special.
James van Riemsdyk Age|Family| Brother
James Frederick van Riemsdyk was born on May 4, 1989, in Middletown, New Jersey ( He is 30years as of 2019). JVR is the oldest born to Frans van Riemsdyk and Allison van Riemsdyk his mother. He has two younger brothers that have all followed in his footsteps in playing ice hockey. His brother Trevor, is also a professional hockey player in the NHL and plays for Carolina Hurricanes. His youngest brother Brendan also plays hockey for the University of New Hampshire. Riemsdyk studied at the Christian Brothers Academy.
Riemsdyk has been seeing a girl called Lauren and rumors say that she is his girlfriend. However, it’s not clear if Lauren is his girlfriend or she is just a friend.
James van Riemsdyk Height | Weight
Riemsdyk has a height of 6 ft 3 inches and weighs 212lbs.
James van Riemsdyk Net Worth
Riemsdyk has an estimated net worth of $ 10 million dollars. Indeed, the source of his income comes from his successful career as a hockey player.
James van Riemsdyk NHL Career
In 2004-2005 he split his season between the Brick organization and his high school team, the Christian Brothers Academy. Big, fast, smart and with magic in his hands, he captained the Brick Midget AA team to the Atlantic District Championship. In November of that year, he moved on to play for CBA where he scored 60 points in just 30 games. He was named First-Team All-State Forward.
The next year Riemsdyk joined the National Team Development Program where, in his second season, he earned his upper-level draft rating scoring 63 (33-30) points in 42 games and leading the NTDP in goals, points, PPG and GWG. At the 2007 Entry Draft, he was chosen second overall by the Flyers, immediately after Chicago picked Patrick Kane. In the fall of 2007, he entered the University of New Hampshire, and scored 11 goals and 23 assists in his first year and was named the Hockey East All-Rookie Team, finishing the season a plus 14.
James van Riemsdyk Philadelphia Flyers
When the 2009-2010 Flyers training camp opened, there was no doubt about his readiness. Though not expected to join the club immediately, his game dictated otherwise. In the annual rookie game against the Capitals, he dominated, counting four goals and adding one assist. Starting in a preseason game against Detroit, he once again grabbed Holmgren’s attention with a two-goal effort in a 5-2 win. When the final cuts were made and the roster posted, his name appeared as a third-line winger.
James Van Riemsdyk earned his first assist in the season opener and two more in his second start, back in his native New Jersey against the Devils. In November he scored four goals and had five assists, earning him the NHL’s Rookie of the Month honors. Establishing himself as a hard-working two-way player he played 78 games finishing the regular season with 15 goals and 20 assists, a very respectable total for his rookie year.
On July 1, 2018, he signed a five-year contract with the Philadelphia Flyers of $35 million dollars. Upon his return to Philadelphia, he chose to keep his jersey number as 25 which he wore with the Maple Leafs, despite playing as 21 during his first tenure with the Flyers. He scored his fourth career hat-trick in a 7–4 win over the Minnesota Wild on January 14, 2019.
James van Riemsdyk Contract
July 1, 2018, he signed a five-year contract with the Philadelphia Flyers of $35 million dollars. Upon his return to Philadelphia, he chose to keep his jersey number as 25 which he wore with the Maple Leafs, despite playing as 21 during his first tenure with the Flyers.
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