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R.J. UMBERGER RUMORS

Umberger to undergo abdominal surgery, miss rest of season

R.J. Umberger will undergo season-ending surgery next week, the Flyers announced prior to Saturday's matchup with Detroit. Umberger's surgery will repair torn hip and abdominal muscles, and will need approximately 10 weeks of recovery time. Umberger's first season back in Philly ends after a nine goal, 15-point campaign -- the worst numbers of his career. He did find chemistry...
Via Flyerdelphia
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Between the Pipes-03/14/15: Umberger out the remainder of season; Flyers host Red Wings

  Welcome to Between the Pipes, a look at the Philadelphia Flyers and the NHL through linkage   Umberger out for season R.J. Umberger will have surgery to repair an abdominal injury and will miss the rest of the season:[Philly.com- Sam Carchidi] [CSNPhilly.com] Flyer-Red Wings preview The Flyers host Detroit in a matinee contest:[CSNPhilly.com- Tom Doughery] [Flyerdelphia...
Via Flyerdelphia
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Flyers’ R.J. Umberger on poor season: ‘I feel like I’ve let Hextall down’ (Puck Daddy)

The Philadelphia Flyers still have two more years left on R.J. Umberger’s contract, with $9 million coming to him. That’s going to turn into a Vincent Lecavalier albatross situation if the forward doesn’t turn his fortunes around. Umberger will be a healthy scratch Tuesday night when the Flyers host the Dallas Stars. Lecavalier will take his place in the lineup after sitting...
Via Philly Sports Live
21 days ago  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets Move Umberger for Hartnell

#486143271 / gettyimages.com The Columbus Blue Jackets made a trade today involving RJ Umberger. Yes, the player who was routinely a late season scratch this past season. No, they didn’t have to retain any salary. Did they get themselves a player that was any good? That answer seems to be a resounding yes.   (click to enlarge) Taking a quick look at the numbers...
Via BS Hockey
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Surprising trade sends Scott Hartnell to Columbus, R.J. Umberger to Philadelphia

The Philadelphia Flyers have traded Scott Hartnell to the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for R.J. Umberger and a fourth-round pick. This surprising deal can be viewed from a variety of angles, but the majority of hockey fans are giving the Blue Jackets the initial edge in this transaction. Let’s take a look at contracts: Hartnell – Five years left at a cap hit of $4.75 million...
Via Puck Drunk Love
June 23, 2014  |  Discuss

2013-14 Season Review- RJ Umberger: Dead Meat?

As you’ve probably all heard by now, the not-so-curious-case of RJ Umberger is a rather large headline going into the offseason. A stable presence since 2008, the veteran forward has asked for a trade from the Columbus Blue Jackets after a disappointing end to an already disappointing 2013-2014 season. RJ has seen a recent decline, starting after the lockout in 2012. An interesting...
Via BS Hockey
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Umberger Seeks Trade

Dispatch: R.J. Umberger has requested he be traded this summer, and #CBJ will try to grant his wishes, sources say http://t.co/B2PLUIRNBv — Aaron Portzline (@Aportzline) May 18, 2014 The news came down from Aaron Portzline at the Columbus Dispatch that RJ Umberger made it known in the exit interviews that he would be open to a trade. Umberger was obviously upset that Todd Richards...
Via BS Hockey
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: R.J. Umberger requests trade

According to the Columbus Dispatch, Blue Jackets winger R.J. Umberger has requested to be traded this summer. As the Jackets made their playoff push late in the season, Umberger was consistently a healthy scratch and the Dispatch sites that this may be one of the reasons for the request. Umberger's contract runs through the 2016-17 season and has a no-trade clause in his contract...
Via Fox Sports Ohio
May 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Blue Jackets' R.J. Umberger played through three injuries

Many in the hockey world were much impressed after last year's Stanley Cup Finals when it was reported that Bruins' star centre Patrice Bergeron played through torn rib cartilage, a broken right rib, a separated shoulder and a punctured lung. wikipedia via wikimedia commonsThis year another hockey player has impressed playing through serious injuries when ProHockeyTalk reported that...
Via Sports Injury Alert
May 10, 2014  |  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
March 29, 2014  |  Discuss
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