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Trevor van Riemsdyk
Born July 24, 1991 (1991-07-24) (age 28)
Middletown Township, NJ, USA
Height 6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)
Weight 185 lb (84 kg; 13 st 3 lb)
Position Defense
Catches Left
NHL team Chicago Blackhawks
NHL Draft Undrafted
Playing career 2014–present

Trevor van Riemsdyk (born July 24, 1991) is a American ice hockey defenseman. He currently plays for the Chicago Blackhawks of the National Hockey League (NHL).


Before playing in the NHL, van Riemsdyk played 29 games of high school hockey at the Christian Brothers Academy in Lincroft, New Jersey. He then played 2 years with New Hampshire Junior Monarchs of the Eastern Junior Hockey League (EJHL) and 3 years with the New Hampshire Wildcats. He was impressive enough in his sophomore year to be named to the 2012-13 All-Hockey East First Team.

On March 24, 2014, the Chicago Blackhawks signed van Riemsdyk to a two-year entry-level deal. On October 9, 2014, he made his NHL debut in a 3–2 shootout win against the Dallas Stars.

Personal life

His brother James van Riemsdyk also plays in the NHL for the Toronto Maple Leafs.

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