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R.J. Umberger

Born:May 3, 1982Draft:2001, Vancouver Canucks, #16 Overall
Hometown:Pittsburgh, PA, USAPosition:C/W
Known For:Checked by Brian CampbellShoots/Catches:Left
National Team:USA

Richard Alan “R. J.” Umberger, Jr. (born May 3, 1982) is a former American professional ice hockey center. Drafted in the first round, 16th overall, in the 2001 NHL Entry Draft by the Vancouver Canucks, Umberger has played in the NHL for the Philadelphia Flyers and Columbus Blue Jackets.

R.J. Umberger
R.J. Umberger, Philadelphia Flyers (Amy Irvin / The Hockey Writers)

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Staff History

  • Ohio State Univ. (NCAA)- Assistant Coach (Volunteer) 2012-2013
  • Ohio Blue Jackets 14U AAA (T1EHL 14U)- Assistant Coach 2017-2018
  • Columbus Chill 18U AA (18U AA)- Head Coach 2021-2022


  • NCAA (CCHA) All-Rookie Team 2000-2001
  • NCAA (CCHA) Rookie of the Year 2000-2001
  • NCAA (CCHA) First All-Star Team 2002-2003
  • NCAA (West) Second All-American Team 2002-2003
  • NCAA Top Collegiate Player (Hobey Baker Award) Finalist 2002-2003
  • AHL Calder Cup Champion 2004-2005