Leafs at the World Juniors: James Van Riemsdyk, 2007-09

#82392579 / gettyimages.com Of all the current Leafs to suit up at the World Juniors, James van Riemsdyk may have had the biggest impact. Van Riemsdyk played for his hometown USA at the 2007, 2008, and 2009 World Juniors, exhibiting what established him as one of the game’s top prospects at the time. 

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LGD: Big D on the rise

View image | gettyimages.com It’s been just a few weeks since the Leafs got their first exposure to Jim Nill and his all-star team, but tonight the two will face off again in Dallas before the NHL goes on a small break for the holidays.