PHILADELPHIA (CBS) — A blast from the past! The Philadelphia Flyers have signed former left wing James Van Riemsdyk.
The Flyers and James Van Riemsdyk agreed to terms on a five-year contract.
The Flyers drafted Van Riemsdyk with the 2nd overall pick in the 2007 draft.
The New Jersey native has spent the last six years playing for the Toronto Maple Leafs.
After an Instagram post thanking the Maple Leafs organization and fans, Van Riemsdyk posted an old photo wearing a Flyers jersey. It’s captioned, “So excited to be a Flyer again, can’t wait to get started!”