Umberger, R.J.

R.J. Umberger News

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Philadelphia Flyers

Philadelphia Flyers



Buyout
The Flyers will buyout the final year of R.J Umberger’s contract.
The Flyers placed Umberger on unconditional waivers last week for the purpose of buying out the final year of his deal. The 34-year-old had two terrible seasons with Philadelphia, picking up just 11 goals and 15 assists (26 points) in 106 games.
R.J. Umberger
June 20, 2016, 11:14 a.m.
Line Change
Umberger will be in the Flyers' lineup on Thursday.
Umberger served as a healthy scratch for the last five games, but will replace Matt Read in the lineup tonight vs. the Sabres. Umberger has just six assists in 32 games this season.
R.J. Umberger
Feb. 11, 2016, 11:34 a.m.
Line Change
Umberger will be a healthy scratch on Tuesday.
Umberger has no goals in 32 games this season and has not scored a goal in 50 consecutive regular season games dating back to last season. Umberger will sit with Sean Couturier back in the lineup.
R.J. Umberger
Feb. 2, 2016, 11:32 a.m.
Line Change
Umberger is expected to be a healthy scratch on Monday.
Umberger has just six assists in 31 games this season and has not played over 10 minutes in his last four games, so expect him to sit tonight vs. the Bruins.
R.J. Umberger
Jan. 25, 2016, 10:56 a.m.
Injury
Umberger (undisclosed) is expected to return to the Flyers lineup on Saturday.
R.J. Umberger
Dec. 5, 2015, 12:17 p.m.
Injury
The Flyers have placed R.J Umberger (undisclosed) on injured reserve.
Umberger has missed the last two games and will miss his third game tonight in Carolina. With Umberger being placed on IR, the Flyers have recalled Taylor Leier from Lehigh Valley (AHL).
R.J. Umberger
Nov. 14, 2015, 10:42 a.m.
Injury
Umberger will miss 1-2 weeks with a lower-body injury.
Umberger will miss his second straight game tonight and is now expected to miss the next week or two with a lower-body ailment. With Umberger out, look for Vincent Lecavalier to play more regularly.
R.J. Umberger
Nov. 12, 2015, 11:09 a.m.
Injury
Umberger (upper-body) will be back in the Flyers lineup on Wednesday.
Umberger missed the last three games with an upper-body injury, but he will return to the lineup tonight in Boston. Umberger will replaced Sam Gagner in the lineup. The veteran forward has two assists and three shots in two games this season.
R.J. Umberger
Oct. 21, 2015, 12:13 p.m.
Injury
Umberger is day-to-day with an upper-body injury; will not play on Monday.
Umberger will miss Monday’s game after suffering an upper-body injury in Florida on Saturday. With Umberger out, Sam Gagner will make his Flyers’ debut. Umberger is day-to-day.
R.J. Umberger
Oct. 12, 2015, 11:47 a.m.
Injury
Umberger (undisclosed) is not on the ice for the second day in a row.
Umberger is not on the ice for the Flyers’ morning skate after not participating in Sunday’s practice session. Umberger’s absence over the last two days suggests the veteran forward is dealing with an injury that could keep him out of Monday’s game. Expect an update after the skate, but if Umberger is out, expect Sam Gagner to make his Flyers’ debut.
R.J. Umberger
Oct. 12, 2015, 10:33 a.m.
Injury
Umberger will have right hip and abdominal surgery—out for the season.
It was believed that Umberger was a healthy scratch for the last two games, but it turns out he needs surgery and is done for the next 10 weeks. He finishes the year with 15 points (9G / 6A) in 67 games.
R.J. Umberger
March 14, 2015, 10:12 a.m.
Line Change
Umberger is expected to be a healthy scratch on Tuesday.
Umberger has no points and a minus-2 rating in his last eight games. He will take a seat with Vincent Lecavalier coming back into the lineup.
R.J. Umberger
March 10, 2015, 10:33 a.m.
Trade
The Blue Jackets have traded R.J Umberger and a fourth-round pick to the Flyers for Scott Hartnell.
Umberger, 32, scored 18 goals with 16 assists (32 points) in 74 games with the Blue Jackets this season. The Pennsylvania native is heading home to play for a Flyers team that he played three season with from 2005-08. Umberger's fantasy value would spike if he replaces Hartnell on the Flyers top-line with Claude Giroux.
R.J. Umberger
June 23, 2014, 1 p.m.
Injury
Umberger played through a broken finger, separated shoulder and herniated disc in the first round vs. the Penguins.
Umberger missed two games in the first round, including game 6 in which the Blue Jackets were eliminated. Columbus showed some promise this season and Umberger will continue to be a part of their growth as he is signed through the 2016-17 season.
R.J. Umberger
April 29, 2014, 11:59 a.m.
Injury
Umberger (upper-body) will not play in game 6.
Umberger appeared to suffer a shoulder injury in game 5. The 31-year-old has one assist and a minus-2 rating in four games this series. He will be replaced by Jared Boll in Columbus tonight.
R.J. Umberger
April 28, 2014, 10:30 a.m.
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