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R.J. Umberger

R.J. Umberger  #20

NUMBER: 20 BIRTHDATE: May 3, 1982  (AGE 33)
HEIGHT: 6' 2" BIRTHPLACE: Pittsburgh, PA, United States
WEIGHT: 214 DRAFTED: VAN / 2001 NHL Entry Draft
Shoots: Left ROUND: 1st   (16th overall)
2014-15: Appeared in 67 games Played his 700th NHL game on Dec. 16 vs. TBL Played in his 100th game as a Flyer on Dec. 29 at ARI Recorded his 200th NHL assist on Dec. 13 vs. CAR... Scored his first goal of the season Oct. 22 at Pittsburgh, his first in a Flyers uniform in over six years (4/4/08 vs. NJD).
CCHA All-Rookie Team (2001) CCHA Rookie of the Year (2001) CCHA First All-Star Team (2003) NCAA West Second All-American Team (2003) Missed 2003-04 due to contract dispute. Traded to NY Rangers by Vancouver with Martin Grenier for Martin Rucinsky, March 9, 2004. Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, June 16, 2004. Traded to Columbus by Philadelphia with Philadelphia's 4th round choice (Drew Olson) in 2008 Entry Draft for Colorado's 1st round choice (previously acquired, Philadelphia selected Luca Sbisa) in 2008 Entry Draft and Columbus's 3rd round choice (Marc-Andre Bourdon) in 2008 Entry Draft, June 20, 2008.
Quote of the Day

It seems like I'm kind of making it a little difficult on myself here the last two games.

— Chicago Blackhawks forward Patrick Kane after tying the record for longest point streak by an American-born player with an assist on Duncan Keith's goal with 26.6 seconds left against the Anaheim Ducks Friday
World Cup of Hockey 2016