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R. J. Umberger
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Born May 3, 1982 (1982-05-03) (age 38)
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Height 6 ft 2 in (188 cm)
Weight 215 lb (98 kg; 15 st 5 lb)
Position Center
Shoots Left
NHL team
Former teams
Philadelphia Flyers
Columbus Blue Jackets
NHL Draft 16th overall, 2001
Vancouver Canucks
Playing career 2004–present

Richard Allen "R. J." Umberger, Jr. (born May 3, 1982 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania) is an American professional ice hockey center. He currently plays for the Philadelphia Flyers of the National Hockey League (NHL). He has also played for the Columbus Blue Jackets.

He was drafted by the Vancouver Canucks with the 16th overall pick in the 2001 NHL Draft but did not play a game with them. He also played for Philadelphia Flyers from 2004 to 2008. He played college hockey at Ohio State University. On June 23, 2014, Umberger was traded back to the Philadelphia Flyers along with a 2015 4th round draft pick for Scott Hartnell.

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