R.J. UMBERGER RUMORS

Umberger Returns, Blue Jackets Look For Franchises First Playoff Win

The latest from Rick Gethin at Fox Sports Ohio regarding the Columbus Blue Jackets: Ahead of Game 2, RJ Umberger is making his return to the lineup after being out with injury. Although he has been to the playoffs before, this is a big game for him. He's a Pittsburgh native that calls Columbus home now. Columbus head coach Todd Richards was asked what he expects from...
Via Kukla's Korner
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Game 2 Morning Skate

PITTSBURGH -- Ahead of Game 2, RJ Umberger is making his return to the lineup after being out with injury. Although he has been to the playoffs before, this is a big game for him. He's a Pittsburgh native that calls Columbus home now. Columbus head coach Todd Richards was asked what he expects from Umberger in Game 2. "I'm expecting him to come out, play fast and play...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
7 hours ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets' Umberger sidelined at least two weeks

Columbus Blue Jackets forward RJ Umberger is out "probably at least a couple of weeks" with an upper-body injury, according to coach Todd Richards. The news was first reported Monday by Columbus Dispatch writer Shawn Mitchell. If the timeline on the injury is accurate, Umberger won't return this season unless the Blue Jackets qualify for the Stanley Cup Playoffs.
Via Pro Sports Daily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets scratch RJ Umberger

With just nine games left in the regular season, the Columbus Blue Jackets will sit R.J. Umberger Saturday night as they continue their playoff push against the Carolina Hurricanes. Umberger was a healthy scratch for the first time in his career for two games last week. His 18 goals are fourth best on the team, but he has not scored since March 13th. He has three goals in March....
Via Fox Sports Ohio
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Umberger, college players long for NHL's return

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- One player skating around at the Ohio State hockey practice seems bigger and more assured of himself. He should. R.J. Umberger is an established top-six forward with the Columbus Blue Jackets who graduated after playing at Ohio State to become a solid contributor in the NHL. These days, with the league and its locked-out players staring each other down over...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Lockout brings mixed feelings for Umberger

R.J. Umberger has enjoyed the extra time hes had with his wife and kids since NHL players were locked out at midnight Sept. 15 and regular season games were canceled through Oct. 24.Ive gotten to do extra things I wouldnt have been able to, said the Columbus Blue Jackets forward.And as of Monday, the three year letter winner for the Buckeyes will return to his alma mater to work...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 10, 2012  |  Discuss

Jackets' Umberger to help coach Ohio State

Its not every day that a college hockey team gets the chance to have an NHL player coaching from the sidelines. Its almost like a perfect storm, said Ohio State mens hockey coach Mark Osiecki on the addition of Columbus Blue Jackets forward R.J. Umberger to his coaching staff of Steve Rohik, associate head coach, and Joe Exter, assistant coach, today. Hes an alum, he lives here and...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Umberger to help coach at Ohio State

Locked out by the NHL, Columbus Blue Jackets forward R.J. Umberger is returning to his alma mater to help coach the Ohio State men's hockey team. The three-year letterwinner with the Buckeyes, who has spent the last four of his seven NHL seasons with the Columbus Blue Jackets, will be a volunteer assistant to coach Mark Osiecki. A former Academic All-Big Ten choice, Umberger...
Via AP on Fox
October 09, 2012  |  Discuss

Jackets activate Umberger from injured reserve

COLUMBUS, OHIO The Columbus Blue Jackets have activated left wing R.J. Umberger off injured reserve and recalled left wing Dane Byers from the Springfield Falcons, Columbus American Hockey League affiliate, club Executive Vice President of Hockey Operations and General Manager Scott Howson announced today. Umberger, 29, has missed the last five games due to an upper body injury...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
January 23, 2012  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets put Umberger on IR with concussion

The Columbus Blue Jackets have placed left wing R.J. Umberger, suffering from concussion symptoms, on injured reserve. Umberger took a hit to the head from Anaheim's Jean-Francois-Jacques on Sunday and is listed as week-to-week. No timetable has yet been set for his return. He has missed the last two games after playing in a franchise-record 288 straight. His 291 consecutive...
Via AP on Fox
January 17, 2012  |  Discuss
MORE STORIES >>

Signs your MLB fantasy season is already doomed

Redrafting the first round of the 2013 NFL Draft

The greatest moments from non-playoff NBA teams

Five-round NFL mock draft

Gallery: Instagrams of the week

10 jaw-dropping stats from the NBA season

The longest homers of the week

Ranking the best NFL free agents still available

Updated NBA Draft early entries list

Honest NBA playoffs slogans

Gallery: The best of Barbie Blank

Breakout candidates for the NHL playoffs

Draft needs for all 32 NFL teams

Seven kids on every youth sports team

Behind the scenes with Paulina Gretzky

BARKER BEAUTIES
WANT MORE?
FOLLOW YARDBARKER:
Youtube_32 Twitter_32 Facebook_32 Rss_32 Email_32
Today's Best Stuff
For Bloggers

Join the Yardbarker Network for more promotion, traffic, and money.

Company Info
Help
What is Yardbarker?

Yardbarker is the largest network of sports blogs and pro athlete blogs on the web. This site is the hub of the Yardbarker Network, where our editors and algorithms curate the best sports content from our network and beyond.