Columbus Blue Jackets
Philadelphia Flyers
RJ Umberger
R.J.Umberger
POSITION: Left Wing
HEIGHT: 6' 2"
SHOOTS: Left
WEIGHT: 214
BIRTHDATE: 05/03/1982
AGE: 32
BIRTHPLACE: Pittsburgh, PA, USA
DRAFTED: VAN: 2001-16 overall

2008-09: Collected 26-20-46 and 53 penalty minutes in 82 games with Columbus… Was one of three players to play in all 82 games (Jan Hejda, Fedor Tyutin)… Led the club in power play goals, ranked second in goals and multi-goal games (five) and was fourth in points… Set career highs in goals and games played… Netted an assist in his Blue Jackets debut Oct. 10 at Dallas… Notched the 50th goal of his NHL career Nov. 1 vs. Chicago… Collected 5-1-6 during a five-game point streak Oct. 30-Nov. 7… Scored a pair of goals Nov. 3 at NY Islanders… Notched 2-0-2 Nov. 14 at Buffalo… Had 1-3-4 during a four-game point streak Nov. 22-29… Scored the game-winning goal Dec. 17 vs. San Jose… Notched his first three-point game as a Blue Jacket with 1-2-3 Dec. 18 at Dallas… Scored the game-winning goal Jan. 9 at Washington… Had a multi-goal game Jan. 21 at Calgary… Scored two goals 1:29 apart in the second period Feb. 16 vs. Dallas, the fastest two goals scored by a player in Blue Jackets history… Registered 2-1-3 Mar. 7 at Detroit… Added 3-0-3 in four playoff games… Led the club in playoff goals and points (tied)… Scored the first playoff goal in Blue Jackets history in Game 1 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals at Detroit on Apr. 16 (Chris Osgood)… Scored the first home playoff goal in club history in Game 3 of the Western Conference Quarterfinals vs. Detroit on Apr. 21 (Chris Osgood)…

2007-08: Collected 13-37-50, 19 penalty minutes and was “even” in 74 games with Philadelphia… Set career highs in assists and points… Missed the first two games of the season due to a finger injury… Recorded back-to-back multi-point games with 1-3-4 Nov. 23-24… Set single-game career highs in goals, assists (tied) and points with 3-2-5 Dec. 11 vs. Pittsburgh… The three goals marked the first hat trick of his career… Registered 1-3-4 during a four-game point streak Jan. 10-16… Collected the 100th point of his NHL career and played the 200th game of his NHL career Jan. 24 vs. Pittsburgh… Missed six games Mar. 18-29 due to a knee injury suffered Mar. 16 at Pittsburgh… Added 10-5-15, 10 penalty minutes and was +7 in 17 playoff games, helping the Flyers advance to the Eastern Conference Final… Led club in goals and plus/minus rating, while ranking second in points… Was fourth in the league in playoff goals, seventh (tied) in game-winning playoff goals and was 10th (tied) in playoff points…

2006-07: Registered 16-12-28 and 41 penalty minutes in 81 games with Philadelphia… Set a career high in penalty minutes… Ranked third on the club in goals… Scored a pair of goals Nov. 16 at Los Angeles… Played the 100th game of his NHL career Dec. 2 vs. New Jersey… Notched 2-0-2 Feb. 12 vs. Detroit and Feb. 27 at NY Islanders… Had four goals during a three-game goal streak Feb. 27-Mar. 4…

2005-06: Notched 20-18-38, 18 penalty minutes and was +9 in 73 games with Philadelphia… Made his NHL debut Oct. 30 at Ottawa… Registered his first NHL point with an assist (Joni Pitkanen goal) Nov. 8 vs. Boston… Scored his first NHL goal Nov. 22 vs. Tampa Bay (Sean Burke)… Added 1-0-1 and two penalty minutes in five playoff games… Had 3-7-10, eight penalty minutes and was +4 in eight games with Philadelphia (AHL)…

2004-05: Tallied 21-44-65, 36 penalty minutes and was +19 in 80 games with Philadelphia (AHL)… Named the Phantoms Rookie of the Year… Led the club in assists and points… Ranked first among AHL rookies in assists, was third in points and plus/minus rating, while ranking fifth in goals… Set Phantoms rookie records for goals and points in a season… Was one of two Phantoms to play in all 80 games… Named AHL Rookie of the Month for November…

2003-04: Did not play due to a contract dispute…

2002-03: Recorded 26-27-53 and 16 penalty minutes in 43 games at Ohio State (CCHA)… Set career highs in goals, assist, points and games played… Named to the NCAA West Second All-American Team and CCHA First All-Star Team… Was a finalist for the Hobey Baker Award… Named to the Academic All-Big Ten Team… Led the Buckeyes in goals, assists, points, power play goals (9), game-winning goals (8) and shots (217)… Ranked second in the nation in game-winning goals…

2001-02: Collected 18-21-39 and 31 penalty minutes in 39 games for Ohio State… Named to the Academic All-Big Ten Team… Led the Buckeyes in goals, assists, points, power play goals (5) and shots (169)… Competed for the United States at the World Junior Championships…

2000-01: Registered 14-23-37 and 18 penalty minutes in 32 games with Ohio State… Named CCHA Rookie of the Year and to the CCHA All-Rookie Team… Led the Buckeyes in assists, points and shots (122)… Competed for the United States at the World Junior Championships…

1999-2000: Recorded 33-35-68 and 20 penalty minutes in 57 games with the United States National Development Team…

1998-99: Notched 21-21-42 and 32 penalty minutes in 50 games with the United States National Development Team.

2009-10: Collected 23-32-59, 40 penalty minutes and was -16 in 82 games with Columbus… Was one of two Blue Jackets to play all in 82 games (Antoine Vermette)… Has not missed a game as a Blue Jacket, playing in 164-consecutive games with the club, the third longest streak in club history… Ranked second on the club in power play goals (8-tied) and shots (221), was third in goals (tied), game-winning goals (4), time on ice among forwards (19:10) and takeaways (36), while ranking fourth in points and fifth in assists… Ranked third on the club and 24th (tied) in the NHL in face-off win percentage (52.8)… Set career highs in points, game-winning goals, time on ice and games played (tied)… Had at least one shot on goal in all but five games… Scored a goal in the season opening game Oct. 3 vs. Minnesota… Registered 0-3-3 during a three-game point streak Oct. 22-25… Scored a pair of goals including the overtime game-winner Nov. 1 at Washington… Notched two goals Nov. 21 at Nashville… Scored his second career hat trick, including the game-winning goal, while adding an assist Nov. 30 vs. St. Louis… Recorded the 100th assist of his NHL career Dec. 9 vs. Florida… Scored goals (2-1-3) in back-to-back games Dec. 12-14… Had goals/points (2-1-3) in back-to-back games Jan. 5-7… Collected 3-3-6 during a four-game point streak Jan. 16-21… Scored the game-winning goal Jan. 21 at Boston… Tallied the 200th point of his NHL career Jan. 30 at St. Louis… Scored the game-winning goal and added an assist Feb. 4 vs. Dallas… Had 2-5-7 during a six-game point streak Mar. 23-Apr.1… Games lost to injury: 0… Multi-point (goal) games: 10 (4)… Most Points: 4 – Nov. 30 vs. St. Louis… Most Goals: 3 – Nov. 30 vs. St. Louis… Most Assists: 2 (3x) – Mar. 28 at Chicago, most recent… Most PIM: 7 – Oct. 28 vs. Phoenix… Most Shots: 6 (5x) – Mar. 19 vs. Minnesota, most recent.