|Born:||May 4, 1989||Draft:||2007 Flyers #2 Overall|
|Hometown:||Middletown Township, NJ, USA||Position:||LW|
|National Team:||USA||Current Team:||Philadelphia Flyers|
James Frederick van Riemsdyk (born May 4, 1989), also known by his initials “JVR”, is an American professional ice hockey left winger for the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL).
Van Riemsdyk began his NHL career with the Flyers, the organization that originally selected him second overall at the 2007 NHL Entry Draft, before being traded to the Toronto Maple Leafs in 2012. He later rejoined the Flyers as a free agent during the 2018 off-season. Additionally, he has represented the United States in numerous tournaments.
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- 2005-06 U18 WJC Gold Medal
- 2006-07 U18 WJC All-Star Team
- 2006-07 U18 WJC Most Valuable Player
- 2006-07 U18 WJC Silver Medal
- 2006-07 U20 WJC Bronze Medal
- 2007-08 NCAA (Hockey East) All-Rookie Team
- 2007-08 U20 WJC All-Star Team
- 2008-09 NCAA (Hockey East) Second All-Star Team
- 2008-09 NCAA (New England) D1 All-Stars
- 2009-10 NHL Rookie of the Month (November)
Born and raised in Michigan, Kyle Knopp started playing hockey when he was 3 years old. Knopp has played, coached, or worked at every level of ice hockey — including three seasons in the Ontario Hockey League and two seasons with the Detroit Red Wings where he was part of the Stanley Cup Championship team in 2008. He covers the Washington Capitals and Detroit Red Wings for The Hockey Writers and is the editor of THW’s Morning Skate newsletter. You can follow him on Twitter @THW_Knopp.