R.J. Umberger scored twice to lead the Columbus Blue Jackets to their franchise-record seventh straight win, a 5-3 victory Tuesday night over the Los Angeles Kings.
Nathan Horton scored in his 600th NHL game, Artem Anisimov had a goal and an assist and Ryan Johansen also scored for Columbus, with James Wisniewski picking up two assists. Sergei Bobrovsky moved to 8-0 in his past...
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January 21, 2014
R.J. Umberger scored his first goal of the season with 8:46 left and the Columbus Blue Jackets ended a four-game losing streak with a 3-1 victory over the Vancouver Canucks on Sunday night.
Curtis McElhinney, making his first appearance for the Blue Jackets in place of Vezina Trophy winner Sergei Bobrovsky, had 37 saves.
Marian Gaborik and Ryan Johansen also scored for the Blue...
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October 20, 2013
from Michael Arace of the Columbus Dispatch,
A solitary veteran player dropped by the OhioHealth Ice Haus for a quick look at the Blue Jackets’ prospect-campers yesterday afternoon.
“I can’t wait to play in the (Eastern Conference),” R.J. Umberger said.
His eyes got wide and his body twitched. It was clear: He really cannot wait.
“I’m sure everyone is...
Whether or not Columbus makes it to the postseason or not, they've certainly given their fans a lot of late-season excitement. Monday's win over Colorado was no exception as the Jackets coughed up a third period lead allowing two goals, the second a late PP tally with just a little more than two minutes left, before RJ Umberger knotted the game up sending the contest to OT...
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...
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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