Van Riemsdyk has been a healthy scratch for three consecutive games since the Blackhawks' season opener.

The 'Hawks are carrying eight defensemen, and van Riemsdyk has consistently been an odd man out; with Chicago looking to acquire a forward, he's reportedly on the trading block. Getting sent elsewhere could be a boon for TVR, who showed some promise while putting in a full 82 games last year, but his offensive upside is quite limited.

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