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Columbus Blue Jackets

Position
C
 
Jersey
18
Name  R.J. Umberger
Born  5/3/1982
Height  6-2
Weight  214
Shoots  L
10/1/2014 11:23:00 AM
Description: Flyers left wing R.J. Umberger posted four straight 20-goal seasons from 2008-2012.
Insight: Umberger did all that with the Columbus Blue Jackets. This year, Umberger will have the challenge of holding off the up-and-coming players on the Flyers roster. Umberger has experience and is a player both the Flyers and fantasy owners can comfortably fall back on, but his ceiling is pretty low. He scored just 34 points last year in 74 games.
 
4/19/2014 11:25:00 AM
Description: Blue Jackets left wing R.J. Umberger is probable for Game 2 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals Saturday against Pittsburgh.
Insight: Umberger (18 goals, 16 assists, 26 PIM and 136 SOG in 74 games) skated in practice Friday. He'll likely be on the third line with center Artem Anisimov and right wing Blake Comeau.
 
4/9/2014 4:23:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets left wing R.J. Umberger (upper body) will miss the rest of the regular season, according to nhl.com.
Insight: Umberger has been a frequent healthy scratch lately and will finish the season with 18 goals, 16 assists, 26 PIM and 136 SOG in 74 games.
 
3/23/2014 1:12:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets left wing R.J. Umberger returned to the lineup Sunday.
Insight: Umberger was a healthy scratch Friday against the Rangers. He came into Sunday with 18 goals and 33 points in 68 games.
 
3/13/2014 9:54:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets left wing R.J. Umberger scored his 18th goal of the season Thursday against the Sharks.
Insight: Umberger only has 33 ponts in 66 games on the year.
 
12/6/2013 9:32:00 PM
Description: Blue Jackets left wing R.J. Umberger had his first multi-point game since Oct. 20 Friday against the Wild.
Insight: Umberger scored a goal and had one assist, two SOG and four PIM in the 4-0 win. The 31-year-old has seven goals, 16 points and 54 SOG in 29 games this season, which puts him on pace for a 45-point season.
 
11/7/2013 11:56:00 AM
Description: Columbus Blue Jackets winger R.J. Umberger is questionable for Thursday's game against the NY Rangers.
Insight: Umberger is dealing with a neck issue. He's got two goals and six assists in 14 games.
 
9/22/2011 12:06:00 AM
Description: The Columbus Blue Jackets have signed R.J. Umberger to a five-year extension worth $23 million. TSN
Insight: The Blue Jackets have broken the bank this summer in an attempt to build a more competitive team, trading for Jeff Carter and signing James Wisniewski earlier in the summer. Umberger will probably play on the team's second line, although the fact that he has moved over to the wing could mean that the Jackets try him with Carter and Rick Nash.
 
3/23/2011 2:04:00 PM
Description: Umberger potted two goals in Tuesday night's shootout loss to Colorado.
Insight: The goals were his first in seven games and give Umberger just three over his past 13 outings. (RapidDraft.com)
 
3/23/2011 12:09:00 AM
Description: R.J. Umberger scored two goals in the Blue Jackets' 5-4 shootout loss to Colorado on Tuesday. Yahoo Sports
Insight: Jan Hejda assisted on both of Umberger's goals, one of which was shorthanded. The Columbus center has reached 20 goals for the third consecutive season and 50 points in three of his last four seasons.
 
2/5/2011 11:45:00 PM
Description: R.J. Umberger scored two goals and added two assists with a +4 in the Blue Jackets' 4-3 win over Edmonton on Saturday. Yahoo Sports
Insight: Umberger has been fairly consistent this season, although he has turned it up recently with nine points (5g-4a) over his last eight games. He is second on the Blue Jackets with 38 points (19g-19a) in 52 games.
 
1/3/2011 2:02:00 PM
Description: Umberger netted his 13th goal of the season Sunday in the first period of Columbus' 4-1 loss at Nashville.
Insight: It was Umberger's third straight game with a goal but the first time in five games that he finished with above zero in +/-. (RapidDraft.com)
 
12/24/2010 9:02:00 AM
Description: Umberger scored two goals on Thursday night in a loss to Vancouver.
Insight: Umberger now has ten goals and 14 assists in 34 games so far this season. (RapidDraft.com)
 
12/17/2010 8:02:00 AM
Description: Umberger recorded two assists on Thursday night against the Oilers.
Insight: Umberger now has eight goals and 14 assists in 31 games so far this year. (RapidDraft.com)
 
11/29/2010 9:00:00 AM
Description: Umberger scored his eighth goal of the season on Sunday against the Red Wings.
Insight: Umberger extended his point streak to nine straight games with three goals and eight assists over that span. (RapidDraft.com)
 
11/27/2010 12:02:00 PM
Description: Umberger picked up an assist on Friday in a 2-1 loss to the Red Wings.
Insight: Umberger now has points in eight straight games with two goals and eight assists over that span. (RapidDraft.com)
 
11/25/2010 12:12:00 AM
Description: R.J. Umberger scored a goal and added an assist in the Blue Jackets' 4-3 overtime win over the Islanders on Wednesday. Yahoo Sports
Insight: Umberger is riding a seven-game point streak in which he has scored nine points (2g-7a). He has been a major reason that the Jackets have won five straight, and he should be on fantasy roster while he is on a roll.
 
11/23/2010 8:02:00 AM
Description: Umberger picked up an assist on Monday night in a win over the Predators.
Insight: Umberger has points in six straight games with a goal and six assists over that span. (RapidDraft.com)
 

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