The Flyers struck a deal to keep Robert Hagg with the team.
Projected to play on the first or second line, van Riemsdyk should bolster an offense that last season finished 12th in goals scored.
The honorees range from major-league players to local stars in rowing, boxing, track and baseball. Two former Inquirer sportswriters also received the nod.
Emery's body was recovered from Hamilton Harbor on Sunday afternoon. Police said a cause of death would be confirmed after an autopsy.
Goalie Alex Lyon, who made an astounding 94 saves in an AHL playoff game last spring, and the Flyers agreed on a two-year contract Saturday.
The high-scoring players aren't alike in styles or sizes, but they were signed for a similar reason: To show the rest of the NHL the Flyers were "all in" and that the rebuilding process has been taken to the next level.
Strome, 19, who fell to the fourth round in the 2017 draft because of skating deficiencies, is coming off a strong season in the Ontario Hockey League.
The Flyers on Thursday signed defenseman Christian Folin, who has spent four seasons in the NHL, to give them more depth on the back end.
Since tearing his ACL while playing for Western Michigan in January, the 2016 second-round pick has undergone a grueling recovery.
Woody Leydig is an Annapolis resident and hoped to "boost morale" for the reporters whose colleagues were killed last week.
Right winger Pascal Laberge, drafted by the Flyers in the second round in 2016, was impressive in a three-on-three tournament Monday in Voorhees.
Morgan Frost, who looked impressive in Monday's three-on-three prospect tournament, is one of the players who will battle for two center spots with the Flyers in September.
Ron Hextall still has some work to do, but he took a big step toward making the Flyers a Stanley Cup contender Sunday.