Dion Phaneuf trucks teammate James van Riemsdyk while trying to deliver big check (GIF)

Dion Phaneuf is a mighty big man, standing 6-foot-3 and weighing in at 214 pounds. When the Toronto Maple Leafs star really lays into it and delivers a check, undoubtedly it is not pleasant to be on the receiving end. Usually, that fate is suffered only by opponents, but on Tuesday, Phaneuf inadvertently delivered a […]The post Dion Phaneuf trucks teammate James van Riemsdyk while...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Dion Phaneuf Body Checks Teammate James Van Riemsdyk (GIF)

The Toronto Maple Leafs were dominated by the San Jose Sharks on Tuesday night in a 6-2 loss, and it might have been because the Sharks had a secret sniper embedded in the Maple Leafs’ roster. In an admirable effort to prevent the Sharks from scoring a goal, Leafs defenseman Dion Phaneuf laid out a body check that knocked his target off his feet. The only problem was that the player Phaneuf ...
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March 12, 2014  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs: The Olympic break is over guys

Toronto Maple Leafs: The Olympic break is over guys.Now that the Olympics are over (If  you haven’t heard already, Canada’s Men’s hockey team won gold.  YES!!!), it was back to  business for the Toronto Maple Leafs.  Unfortunately, nobody told the players that. The Leafs were flat in the opening period in their first game back from the two week break against the New York...
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March 03, 2014  |  Discuss

James Van Riemsdyk Loses His Glove Into Garden Stands On Monster Hit

A.B. During tonight’s 4-3 win over the Boston Bruins, The Toronto Maple Leafs’ James Van Riemsdyk got leveled by Johnny Boychuck in the 3rd period, sending #21′s left glove into the crowd at the TD Garden. The crowd roared and Van Riemsdyk stumbled back to his feet, unable to find the missing piece of equipment. Who had it? These Two classic Black & Golders. Yes, they...
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January 14, 2014  |  Discuss

James Van Riemsdyk gives us the first goal of the NHL season

It was by no means a beautiful goal, but James Van Riemsdyk of the Toronto Maple Leafs has scored the first goal of the NHL season. It came on a 5-3 powerplay for the Leafs who managed to twist the trio of Canadians around, leaving Van Riemsdyk wide open at the side of the net.   The post James Van Riemsdyk gives us the first goal of the NHL season appeared first on The Nosebleeds.
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October 01, 2013  |  Discuss

James Van Riemsdyk will lead Toronto Maple Leafs to playoffs

The transition to life as a Toronto Maple Leaf could not be going any better for former Philadelphia Flyer, James van Riemsdyk. On Monday,  JVR  met with his former club for the first time since being traded for defenseman Luke Schenn in the summer. Fast-forward to today, James Van Riemsdyk is celebrating a 5-2 victory with his Toronto Maple Leafs teammates, a game in which van...
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February 12, 2013  |  Discuss

For Flyers, The Heat Is On

Flyers Winger James Van Riemsdyk returned to the lineup last night for the first time since March 1st, but it wasn't enough to keep the Flyers from losing. The series has gone from 3-0 to 3-2 in the blink of an eye. All of the feel good stories about how well Flyers’ rookies have played and how poorly the Penguins’ stars have played have all dissipated. So has all of the...
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April 21, 2012  |  Discuss

Flyers Winger JVR to Miss 4-6 Weeks

Flyers Winger James Van Riemsdyk will miss 4-6 weeks, and likely the rest of the regular season with a broken foot. The Philadelphia Flyers, who have struggled as of late will be minus James Van Riemsdyk once more. Van Riemsdyk laid out to block a shot by the Islanders’ Milan Jurcina in the first period of Thursday night’s matchup at the Wells Fargo Center. The puck hit him in...
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March 03, 2012  |  Discuss

Report: Maple Leafs Desperate To Make A Deal, Want James Van Riemsdyk

According to TSN's Darren Dreger, the Toronto Maple Leafs GM Brian Burke is desperate to make a move. They want JVR, and Dreger says they will make a run at him.
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February 02, 2012  |  Discuss

Source: Leafs' interest in James van Riemsdyk

It seems the Toronto Maple Leafs have an active interest in forward James van Riemsdyk of the Philadelphia Flyers. And the Leafs general manager may be willing to move a former "untouchable" -- defenseman Luke Schenn -- to get him. Terry Koshan of the Toronto Sun: "... Just 22, van Riemsdyk has plenty of upside, and has played in 32 Stanley Cup playoff...
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January 13, 2012  |  Discuss

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