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R.J. Umberger  #18

NUMBER: 18 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: 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). 2013-14: Recorded 34 points (18G, 16A) along with 26 penalty minutes in 74 games played Led the Blue Jackets in power play goals with 8 Earned second place on the Columbus Blue Jackets all time goals list with 114 on Jan. 21 vs. Los Angeles Played in the 600th game of his NHL career on Oct. 4 vs. Calgary.
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

We have no doubt how he can play. You don't, with four teams that are left, you're not getting here without good goaltending. All great goalies left, and [Bishop] is a top-tier goaltender in this league and he's shown it.

— Lightning coach Jon Cooper on goalie Ben Bishop, who shut out the Rangers in Game 5