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Like Sbisa, James van Riemsdyk is another player drafted by the Flyers in recent years who is no longer with the Orange and Black.
Selected second overall by Philadelphia back in 2007 (just one spot behind recent Conn Smythe playoff MVP Patrick Kane), van Riemsdyk didn't even crack the Flyers' lineup until the 2009-10 season where he posted 15 goals and 35 points in 78 games.
JVR took a nice step forward the following year, amassing more goals (21) and points (40) despite playing in fewer games (75) and appeared to be on the cusp of emerging as one of the game's preeminent power forwards during the 2011 postseason where he was physically dominant in landing seven goals in just 11 outings.
Both Philadelphia and van Riemsdyk hoped that playoff outbreak would be the catalyst to a long and prosperous union. Sadly, things went south the following year.
JVR suited up in just 43 games for the Flyers during the 2011-12 campaign and managed just 11 goals and 24 points during that time. All the while, injuries forced the 6'3", 200-pound forward to miss 15 games from mid-January to late-February and another 19 contests from early March until the end of the regular season.
When van Riemsdyk did return for Game 6 of Philly's opening round series with the Pittsburgh Penguins, he ended up recording just a goal and an assist in seven postseason tilts.
By season's end, it was clear van Riemsdyk wasn't progressing as quickly as the club needed. That, coupled with the team's overt need to improve on defense, forced GM Paul Holmgren to move the Middletown, New Jersey native to Toronto in exchange for Luke Schenn.
The exchange initially appears to be a win-win for both sides. Schenn has provided a physical, shot-blocking presence the Flyers so desperately craved while van Riemsdyk has found instant success with the Maple Leafs pouring in 18 goals and 32 points while appearing in all 48 games this past year.
If Schenn evolves into a franchise defender for the Flyers, this grade would certainly improve.
For now though, Philadelphia simply didn't get what it was hoping for from van Riemsdyk and this prized second overall selection.