R. J. Umberger
|R. J. Umberger|
|Born||May 3, 1982
|Height||6 ft 2 in (1.88 m)|
|Weight||215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)|
Columbus Blue Jackets
|NHL Draft||16th overall, 2001
Richard Allen "R. J." Umberger, Jr. (born May 3, 1982 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American professional ice hockey center. He currently plays for the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played for the Columbus Blue Jackets.
He was drafted by the Vancouver Canucks with the 16th overall pick in the 2001 NHL Draft but did not play a game with them. He also played for Philadelphia Flyers from 2004 to 2008. He played college hockey at Ohio State University. On June 23, 2014, Umberger was traded back to the Philadelphia Flyers along with a 2015 4th round draft pick for Scott Hartnell.
References[change | change source]
- "Flyers acquire RJ Umberger from Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for Scott Hartnell". Philadelphia Flyers. http://flyers.nhl.com/club/news.htm?id=723465. Retrieved 2014-06-23.