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R.J. UMBERGER RUMORS

Umberger out 1-2 weeks with lower-body injury

  View image | gettyimages.com After missing the last game and being held out of practice on “maintenance days,” the Flyers revealed Thursday what many had already inferred. Forward R.J. Umberger is out for one to two weeks with a lower-body injury. Umberger blocked a shot with his foot in his last game on Saturday in Winnipeg. It is believed that Umberger could have...
Via Flyerdelphia
November 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Now healthy, Umberger wants fresh start with Flyers

Philadelphia Flyers forward R.J. Umberger would like another chance to make a first impression, even if he's on his second stint with the team.Acquired from the Columbus Blue Jackets for fan-favorite Scott Hartnell prior to last season, Umberger was unable to overcome a severe hip injury and finished with a career-low 15 points (nine goals, six assists) in 67 games.The 33-year-old...
Via Fox Sports
September 18, 2015  |  Discuss

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
March 14, 2015  |  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
March 14, 2015  |  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

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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