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...
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...
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.
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....
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...
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...
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...
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
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...
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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...
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January 17, 2012