Know About James Van Riemsdyk; Wife, Stats, Contract, Brother, Age

Published Date: 05 Mar, 2020 Updated date: 05 Mar, 2020 By Celebs Podium

Just seven months from their wedding James Van Riemsdyk and wife Lauren are about to welcome their little sunshine. Yes, the newlywed is more than anxious and prepare themself for their new parenting role.

American professional ice hockey left winger James Van Riemsdyk plays for NHL team Philadelphia Flyers. As a part of the 2007 NHL draft, James returned to his former team in early July 2018.

James Van Riemsdyk Bio & Family

The player was born as James Frederick van Riemsdyk on 4 May 1989 in Middletown, New Jersey, to parents, Frans van Riemsdyk and Allison. Besides his parents, he has two siblings as younger brothers, Trevor and Brendan. Trevor was born on 24 July 1991 in Middletown; New Jersey played for Carolina Hurricanes from 2017-2019.

He stands at the height of 6 feet 3 inches (191 cm) tall and weighs around 98 kg.

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More on Contract and Stats Details!

During the 2007 NHL draft, he was picked by the Flyers. Two years later, he went to Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, New Jersey then Ann Arbor, Michigan when he played for the USA Hockey’s National Team Development Program (NTDP).

During the end of the 2011 season, he and Flyers agreed upon a six years contract worth $25.5 million. A year later, he went to another NHL team, Toronto Maple Leafs, on 23 June 2012. During the 2012-2013 season, out of 48 regular games, the player scored 18 goals and made 32 points. One of his accomplished stats is making an NHL record for the fastest goal scoring four seconds into the frame on 28 March 2014.

James Van Riemsdyk playing stats (Picture: NHL)

When James was a free agent on 1 July 2018, he returned to Flyers. Both the parties agreed upon a five years contract worth $35 million.

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James And Wife Expecting Baby Girl!

The NHL star and wife Lauren went to exchange their wedding vows on 23 July 2019. Just a couple of months from their grand nuptial, the couple are soon to step into parenting shoes welcoming their first baby anytime soon.

James Van Riemsdyk with wife Lauren on 30 January 2020 (Picture: Lauren’s Twitter)

She wrote,

Future #girldad <3

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Some Interesting Facts About James Van Riemsdyk

  • James’ younger brother, Brendan, followed his footsteps to play hockey for Northeastern University.
  • Brendon also transferred from the University of New Hampshire in 2019.
  • He played for the 2007 World Under-18 Championships.
  • The player played for the United States at the 2011 IIHF World Championship in Slovakia, where his nation finished eighth.
  • James has been part of the 2012 release. This is 40 alongside. The movie starred Scott Hartnell, Ian Laperrière, and Matt Carle.
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