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Trevor van Riemsdyk

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Trevor van Riemsdyk
Born (1991-07-24) July 24, 1991 (age 25)
Middletown, New Jersey, U.S.
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Defense
Shoots Right
NHL team
Former teams
Carolina Hurricanes
Chicago Blackhawks
National team  United States
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2014–present

Trevor van Riemsdyk (born July 24, 1991) is an American professional ice hockey defenseman currently playing for the Carolina Hurricanes in the National Hockey League (NHL).

Playing career

Amateur

Van Riemsdyk played high school hockey for Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, New Jersey. He left the school before his senior year to play for the New Hampshire Junior Monarchs of the EJHL.[1]

Van Riemsdyk played college hockey with the New Hampshire Wildcats in the NCAA Men's Division I Hockey East conference. In his sophomore year, van Riemsdyk's outstanding play was rewarded with a selection to the 2012–13 All-Hockey East First Team.[2]

Professional

On March 24, 2014, van Riemsdyk agreed to terms with the Chicago Blackhawks on a two-year entry-level deal.[3] He made his National Hockey League debut on October 9, 2014, against the Dallas Stars.[4]

On November 9, 2014, van Riemsdyk earned his first NHL point with an assist in a 5–2 victory over the San Jose Sharks.[5] On February 25, 2015, van Riemsdyk was moved from the Blackhawks to their AHL affiliate, the Rockford IceHogs, after recovering from a fractured patella suffered on November 19.[6] Shortly after recovering, van Riemsdyk injured his wrist in April 2015 while playing for the Rockford IceHogs.[7] He underwent successful surgery but missed two months whilst rehabilitating. Van Riemsdyk was recalled by the Blackhawks on May 22.[8] He made his playoff debut on June 8 in game three of the 2015 Stanley Cup Finals. Van Riemsdyk won his first Stanley Cup as the Blackhawks beat the Lightning in six games.[9]

On July 7, 2015, van Riemsdyk signed a two-year contract extension to remain with the Blackhawks.[10]In the 2015-16 season, on October 10, 2015, van Riemsdyk scored his first NHL career goal against Jean-François Bérubé of the New York Islanders.

On April 23, 2016, van Riemsdyk scored his first NHL career playoff goal in Game 6 in the first round of the 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs against the St. Louis Blues.[11]

Having been exposed by the Blackhawks at the 2017 NHL Expansion Draft, van Riemsdyk was selected by the Vegas Golden Knights on June 21, 2017.[12] The following day he was traded by the Golden Knights along with a seventh-round pick in 2018 to the Carolina Hurricanes in exchange for a second-round selection in the 2017 NHL Entry Draft.[13]

Personal life

He is the younger brother of James van Riemsdyk who plays in the NHL for the Toronto Maple Leafs.[14] A third brother, Brendan van Riemsdyk, joined the UNH program as a freshman forward in 2016-2017.[15][16]

Career statistics

Regular season and playoffs

Regular season Playoffs
Season Team League GP G A Pts PIM GP G A Pts PIM
2008–09 Christian Brothers Academy NJISAA 29 11 47 58 18
2009–10 New Hampshire Jr. Monarchs EJHL 31 8 27 35 4 4 0 3 3 0
2010–11 New Hampshire Jr. Monarchs EJHL 39 16 22 38 20 6 2 3 5 4
2011–12 U. of New Hampshire HE 37 4 15 19 24
2012–13 U. of New Hampshire HE 39 8 25 33 8
2013–14 U. of New Hampshire HE 26 4 19 23 10
2014–15 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 18 0 1 1 2 4 0 0 0 0
2014–15 Rockford IceHogs AHL 8 0 3 3 0
2015–16 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 82 3 11 14 31 7 1 0 1 2
2016–17 Chicago Blackhawks NHL 58 5 11 16 29 4 0 0 0 0
NHL totals 158 8 23 31 62 15 1 0 1 2

International

Year Team Event Result GP G A Pts PIM
2017 United States WC 5th 8 0 0 0 2
Senior totals 8 0 0 0 2

Awards and honors

Award Year
College
All-Hockey East Rookie Team 2012
All-Hockey East First Team 2013 [17]
AHCA East First-Team All-American 2013
NHL
Stanley Cup (Chicago Blackhawks) 2015

References

  1. ^ "Trevor Van Riemsdyk NHL.com Profile". Retrieved November 9, 2014. 
  2. ^ "2012-13 post-season awards". ECAC Hockey. 2013-03-22. Retrieved 2013-03-22. 
  3. ^ "Blackhawks agree to terms with Trevor van Riemsdyk". Chicago Blackhawks. 2014-03-24. Retrieved 2014-03-24. 
  4. ^ "TVR on making NHL debut – Trevor van Riemsdyk talks about playing in his first NHL game in Dallas.". Chicago Blackhawks. 2014-10-10. Retrieved 2014-10-10. 
  5. ^ Kuc, Chris (November 9, 2014). "Sunday's recap: Blackhawks 5, Sharks 2". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved November 9, 2014. 
  6. ^ "Blackhawks forward Kane placed on long-term IR". NHL.com. February 25, 2015. Retrieved February 25, 2015. 
  7. ^ Powers, Scott (2015-04-07). "Trevor van Riemsdyk expected back in eight weeks". ESPN. Retrieved 2015-06-08. 
  8. ^ Peters, Chris (2015-06-08). "Blackhawks' Trevor van Riemsdyk, Bryan Bickell likely to play in Game 3". CBS Sports. Retrieved 2015-06-08. 
  9. ^ Ryan, Shannon (8 June 2015). "Ready or not, Trevor van Riemsdyk makes Stanley Cup Final debut". Chicago Tribune. Retrieved 18 June 2015. 
  10. ^ "Blackhawks agree to terms with Trevor van Riemsdyk - Chicago Blackhawks - News". Blackhawks.nhl.com. Retrieved 2015-11-22. 
  11. ^ "Blackhawks rally past Blues to take Game 6". Chicago Blackhawks. 2016-04-23. Retrieved 2016-04-23. 
  12. ^ "Blackhawks lose Trevor van Riemsdyk in expansion draft". Chicago Tribune. 2017-06-21. Retrieved 2017-06-21. 
  13. ^ Williams, Terrell (June 22, 2017). "Canes Acquire Trevor van Riemsdyk from Vegas". NHL.com. Retrieved June 22, 2017. 
  14. ^ "Younger van Riemsdyk out to impress Flyers at camp". National Hockey League. 2012-09-19. Retrieved 2014-04-14. 
  15. ^ "Youngest van Riemsdyk following family's footsteps | Prospects". Nhl.com. 2013-02-25. Retrieved 2015-11-22. 
  16. ^ Kennedy, Ryan. "Prospect Watch: Brendan van Riemsdyk making a name for himself". Thehockeynews.com/. The Hockey News. Retrieved 13 June 2015. 
  17. ^ "Gaudreau, Gillies, Bazin earn major awards from Hockey East Writers and Broadcasters Association". SB Nation College Hockey. 2013-03-20. Retrieved 2013-03-20. 

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