R. J. Umberger facts for kids
Quick facts for kidsR. J. Umberger
|Born||May 3, 1982
Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, U.S.
|Height||6 ft 2 in (188 cm)|
|Weight||214 lb (97 kg; 15 st 4 lb)|
|Played for||Philadelphia Flyers
Columbus Blue Jackets
|National team||United States|
|NHL Draft||16th overall, 2001
Richard Alan "R. J." Umberger, Jr. (born May 3, 1982) is a former American professional ice hockey center. In the National Hockey League (NHL) Umberger has played for the Philadelphia Flyers and 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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