Philly's Second Best

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The Flyers head to Toronto to take on the Maple Leafs Monday. It will be their first meeting with former teammate James van Riemsdyk. (Graham Hughes/The Canadian Press/AP)

The Flyers head to Toronto to take on the Maple Leafs Monday. It will be their first meeting with former teammate James van Riemsdyk, dealt for defensemen Luke Schenn in the offseason.

JVR was one of eight No. 2 picks by Philly teams over the last 40 seasons. (*Van Horn was dealt to the Nets two days after being drafted, but returned to the Sixers in a 2002 trade.)

 PHILLY'S NO. 2 PICKS (Since 1970)  w/Philly  
 Year  Team  Draftee  Pos.   Yrs.     GP  No. 1
 1973  Phillies  John Stearns  C    1      1   David Clyde, P, Rangers
 1974  Sixers  Marvin Barnes  F-C    0      0  Bill Walton, C, Trail Blazers
 1993  Sixers  Shawn Bradley  C    3  143  Chris Webber, F-C, Magic
 1997  Sixers  Keith Van Horn  F   *1    74  Tim Duncan, F-C, Spurs
 1997  Phillies  J.D. Drew  OF    0      0  Matt Anderson, P, Tigers
 1999  Eagles  Donovan McNabb  QB  11  148  Tom Couch, QB, Browns
 2007  Flyers  James van Riemsdyk   LW    3  196  Patrick Kane, RW, Blackhawks 
 2010  Sixers  Evan Turner  G    3  192  John Wall, G, Wizards

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