James van Riemsdyk is an American winger on the Philadelphia Flyers.
Van Riemsdyk was drafted 2nd overall in 2007 by the Flyers, after scoring 29 points in the US National Team Development Program. He went on to play two seasons at the University of New Hampshire, where he scored 34 points in his freshman season, and 40 in his sophomore year. He decided to join the Flyers in the following season, expecting to play in the AHL for a season. He had an impressive preseason, and recorded an assist in his first NHL game. He scored his first NHL goal against the Florida Panthers on October 24.