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R.J. Umberger

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Position: C ▪ Shoots: Left
Height: 6-2 (188 cm)
Weight: 214 lbs. (97 kg)

Born: May 3, 1982 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Draft: Vancouver, 1st round (16th overall), 2001 NHL Entry
Amateur Teams: Ohio State



NHL Regular Season

Scoring Goals Assists Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW EV PP SH S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV Awards
2005-06 23 PHI NHL 73 20 18 38 9 18 15 5 0 2 14 4 0 138 14.5 966 13:14
2006-07 24 PHI NHL 81 16 12 28 -32 41 12 2 2 1 8 1 3 134 11.9 1178 14:32
2007-08 25 PHI NHL 74 13 37 50 0 19 9 4 0 3 24 8 5 173 7.5 288 1322 17:52 45 72 38.5 64 59 40 32 Byng-23
2008-09 26 CBJ NHL 82 26 20 46 -10 53 17 9 0 2 17 2 1 234 11.1 352 1539 18:46 404 437 48.0 92 52 43 21 Selke-64
2009-10 27 CBJ NHL 82 23 32 55 -16 40 14 8 1 4 20 12 0 221 10.4 330 1572 19:10 372 332 52.8 107 60 36 18
2010-11 28 CBJ NHL 82 25 32 57 3 38 14 8 3 3 27 5 0 220 11.4 363 1576 19:13 111 109 50.5 114 70 44 20
2011-12 29 CBJ NHL 77 20 20 40 -10 27 15 5 0 3 14 5 1 200 10.0 302 1401 18:11 150 156 49.0 102 70 45 24
2012-13 30 CBJ NHL 48 8 10 18 3 16 6 2 0 0 7 3 0 96 8.3 169 887 18:29 54 54 50.0 51 45 22 11
2013-14 31 CBJ NHL 74 18 16 34 -3 26 9 8 1 3 11 4 1 136 13.2 216 1197 16:11 25 15 62.5 113 36 31 26
2014-15 32 PHI NHL 67 9 6 15 -9 19 7 2 0 0 6 0 0 96 9.4 177 926 13:49 9 13 40.9 114 40 9 11
6 yrs CBJ NHL 445 120 130 250 -33 200 75 40 5 15 96 31 3 1107 10.8 1732 8172 18:22 1116 1103 50.3 579 333 221 120
4 yrs PHI NHL 295 58 73 131 -32 97 43 13 2 6 52 13 8 541 10.7 737 4391 14:53 54 85 38.8 178 99 49 43
Career NHL 740 178 203 381 -65 297 118 53 7 21 148 44 11 1648 10.8 2469 12563 16:59 1170 1188 49.6 757 432 270 163

NHL Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 25 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 74 990.8 868 1043 45.4 -3.1 649 774 45.6 -3.2 8.8 92.1 100.9 45.4 54.6
2008-09 26 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 82 1124.2 984 951 50.9 -2.3 749 711 51.3 -1.9 8.2 90.2 98.4 50.8 49.2
2009-10 27 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 82 1087.0 895 1084 45.2 -5.4 693 835 45.4 -5.0 8.8 90.3 99.1 46.2 53.8
2010-11 28 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 82 1113.7 1078 1025 51.3 -0.2 798 741 51.9 0.3 10.0 90.6 100.6 53.1 46.9
2011-12 29 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 77 1046.0 918 1032 47.1 -2.5 701 762 47.9 -1.0 8.5 90.8 99.3 49.6 50.4
2012-13 30 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 48 698.1 571 677 45.8 -2.5 411 502 45.0 -3.1 7.6 94.6 102.2 48.6 51.4
2013-14 31 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 74 942.9 796 911 46.6 -6.6 603 688 46.7 -6.4 8.4 92.2 100.6 46.4 53.6
2014-15 32 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 67 765.5 646 747 46.4 -4.7 463 560 45.3 -5.8 6.5 93.1 99.6 47.0 53.0
6 yrs NHL 74 6011.9 5242 5680 48.0 -3.3 3955 4239 48.3 -2.8 8.7 91.3 99.9 49.3 50.7
2 yrs NHL 74 1756.3 1514 1790 45.8 -4.5 1112 1334 45.5 -4.9 7.9 92.5 100.4 46.1 53.9
Career NHL 67 7768.2 6756 7470 47.5 -3.4 5067 5573 47.6 -3.2 8.5 91.5 100.1 48.6 51.4

NHL Miscellaneous

Per Game Adjusted Plus/Minus Point Shares
Season Age Tm Lg GP GC G A PTS GC PIM S G A PTS GC TGF PGF TGA PGA +/- OPS DPS PS Awards
2005-06 23 PHI NHL 73 16 0.27 0.25 0.52 0.22 0.25 1.89 20 17 37 16 55 16 36 6 9 3.0 1.2 4.2
2006-07 24 PHI NHL 81 12 0.20 0.15 0.35 0.15 0.51 1.65 17 12 29 13 41 7 86 20 -32 1.1 0.1 1.2
2007-08 25 PHI NHL 74 17 0.18 0.50 0.68 0.23 0.26 2.34 14 39 53 18 64 17 67 20 0 3.2 1.4 4.6 Byng-23
2008-09 26 CBJ NHL 82 20 0.32 0.24 0.56 0.24 0.65 2.85 27 20 47 20 65 18 76 19 -10 3.2 1.3 4.5 Selke-64
2009-10 27 CBJ NHL 82 21 0.28 0.39 0.67 0.25 0.49 2.70 25 34 59 23 80 33 81 18 -16 3.8 1.1 4.9
2010-11 28 CBJ NHL 82 22 0.30 0.39 0.70 0.26 0.46 2.68 28 34 62 25 85 25 86 29 3 4.3 1.8 6.1
2011-12 29 CBJ NHL 77 16 0.26 0.26 0.52 0.21 0.35 2.60 23 22 45 19 68 22 65 9 -10 2.8 1.2 4.0
2012-13 30 CBJ NHL 48 7 0.17 0.21 0.38 0.14 0.33 2.00 15 19 34 13 35 12 23 3 3 0.4 1.2 1.6
2013-14 31 CBJ NHL 74 14 0.24 0.22 0.46 0.19 0.35 1.84 20 18 38 16 58 18 50 7 -3 2.5 1.2 3.7
2014-15 32 PHI NHL 67 6 0.13 0.09 0.22 0.09 0.28 1.43 10 7 17 7 25 4 39 9 -9 0.1 0.6 0.7
6 yrs CBJ NHL 445 99 0.27 0.29 0.56 0.22 0.45 2.49 138 147 285 115 391 128 381 85 -33 17.1 7.7 24.8
4 yrs PHI NHL 295 51 0.20 0.25 0.44 0.17 0.33 1.83 61 75 136 54 185 44 228 55 -32 7.4 3.4 10.8
Career NHL 740 150 0.24 0.27 0.51 0.20 0.40 2.23 199 222 421 169 576 172 609 140 -65 24.5 11.1 35.5

NHL Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Tm Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TSA TOI ATOI FOwin FOloss FO% HIT BLK TK GV
2005-06 23 PHI NHL 5 1 0 1 -3 2 1 0 0 0 6 16.7 56 11:15
2007-08 25 PHI NHL 17 10 5 15 7 10 9 1 0 2 40 25.0 65 286 16:51 5 4 55.6 17 12 13 8
2008-09 26 CBJ NHL 4 3 0 3 0 0 1 2 0 0 9 33.3 21 65 16:22 1 3 25.0 7 2 0 1
2013-14 31 CBJ NHL 4 0 1 1 -2 2 0 0 0 0 3 0.0 4 51 12:47 0 0 6 6 1 1
Career NHL 30 14 6 20 2 14 11 3 0 2 58 24.1 96 459 15:19 6 7 46.2 30 20 14 10

NHL Playoffs Possession Metrics

Corsi (EV) Fenwick (EV) PDO (EV) Zone Starts (EV)
Season Age Team Lg GP TOI CF CA CF% CF% rel FF FA FF% FF% rel oiSH% oiSV% PDO oZS% dZS%
2007-08 25 Philadelphia Flyers NHL 17 226.3 224 262 46.1 0.6 169 186 47.6 0.5 9.4 95.1 104.5 38.4 61.6
2008-09 26 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 4 43.8 44 37 54.3 5.8 34 27 55.7 6.7 4.5 95.8 100.4 40.0 60.0
2013-14 31 Columbus Blue Jackets NHL 4 46.6 25 51 32.9 -23.5 18 36 33.3 -19.7 8.3 88.5 96.8 42.1 57.9
2 yrs NHL 4 90.4 69 88 43.9 -8.5 52 63 45.2 -5.8 5.9 92.0 97.9 40.9 59.1
Career NHL 17 316.7 293 350 45.6 -2.5 221 249 47.0 -1.6 8.7 94.2 102.9 39.0 61.0

Other Regular Season

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI Awards
1997-98 15 Plum Mustangs High-PA 26 60 56 116
1998-99 16 U.S. National Team Development Program USHL 5 2 2 4 0
1998-99 16 U.S. National Team Development Program NAHL 50 21 21 42 32
1999-00 17 U.S. National Team Development Program U-18 6 1 0 1 2
1999-00 17 U.S. National Team Development Program USHL 57 33 35 68 20
1999-00 17 United States WJ18-A 6 1 0 1 -1 2 1 0 0 0
2000-01 18 Ohio State University CCHA 32 14 23 37 18
2000-01 18 United States WJ18-A 6 1 0 1 0
2000-01 18 United States WJC-A 7 2 2 4 0 2 0 2 0 0
2001-02 19 Ohio State University CCHA 37 18 21 39 31
2001-02 19 United States WJC-A 7 1 4 5 4 0 1 0 0 0
2002-03 20 Ohio State University CCHA 43 26 27 53 16
2004-05 22 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 80 21 44 65 19 36 19 2 0 4
2005-06 23 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 8 3 7 10 4 8 2 0 1 1 21 14.3
2005-06 23 United States WC-A 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons AHL 88 24 51 75 23 44 21 2 1 5 21 14.3
Career 3 Seasons CCHA 112 58 71 129 65
Career 1 Season High-PA 26 60 56 116
Career 1 Season NAHL 50 21 21 42 32
Career 1 Season U-18 6 1 0 1 2
Career 2 Seasons USHL 62 35 37 72 20
Career 1 Season WC-A 1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons WJ18-A 12 2 0 2 -1 2 1 0 0 0
Career 2 Seasons WJC-A 14 3 6 9 4 2 1 2 0 0

Other Playoffs

Scoring Goals Shots Ice Time
Season Age Team Lg GP G A PTS +/- PIM EV PP SH GW S S% TOI ATOI
2004-05 22 Philadelphia Phantoms AHL 21 3 7 10 3 12 3 0 0 0
Career 1 Season AHL 21 3 7 10 3 12 3 0 0 0

Similarity Scores

Explanation ▪ Players with careers of similar quality and shape (thru 2014-15)
Thru 10 Years Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10
R.J. Umberger 6.1 4.9 4.6 4.5 4.2 4.0 3.7 1.6 1.2 0.7
Kelly Kisio 94.5 5.7 4.8 4.6 4.5 3.9 3.7 0.3
Tom Fergus 93.3 5.6 4.9 4.6 4.5 4.1 3.6 2.5
Mike Murphy 92.7 6.5 5.6 5.3 4.5 4.1 4.0 2.1
Paul Gardner 92.3 5.9 5.4 5.1 5.0 4.7 3.6 1.2
Ron Ellis 92.1 6.4 5.4 4.4 4.2 4.1 3.5 0.0
Ryan Walter 91.7 6.3 5.5 4.9 4.6 4.2 3.0 1.8
Marc Tardif 90.2 5.9 5.8 4.7 4.6 4.2 3.6 0.2
Dale Hunter 90.1 5.7 4.8 4.7 4.6 3.7 3.3 2.7
Cliff Koroll 90.0 5.4 5.3 4.9 4.4 4.3 4.3 3.3
Eddie Wiseman 89.7 4.3 3.9 3.5 2.8 2.8 2.1 1.1
Career Adjusted Point Shares (Best to Worst)
Player 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12
R.J. Umberger 6.1 4.9 4.6 4.5 4.2 4.0 3.7 1.6 1.2 0.7
Paul Gardner 91.2 5.9 5.4 5.1 5.0 4.7 3.6 1.2 0.2 -0.1 -0.1
Marc Tardif 88.8 5.9 5.8 4.7 4.6 4.2 3.6 2.7 0.2
Grant Warwick 88.6 4.6 4.4 4.2 3.8 3.3 2.9 1.6 0.9 0.3
Alex Steen 88.3 9.1 7.7 6.2 5.3 4.7 3.5 3.5 3.0 2.7 1.2
Ales Kotalik 87.8 6.2 4.5 4.4 4.3 3.1 3.0 1.8 0.3 0.2
Dave Creighton 86.7 5.2 4.8 4.7 4.6 3.3 2.8 1.4 0.7 0.4 0.3 0.1 -0.3
Magnus Arvedson 86.3 6.1 4.5 4.4 3.7 3.3 2.6 1.8
Jude Drouin 86.1 6.1 5.7 4.9 4.7 4.5 3.3 3.1 0.8 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2 -0.2
Bill Hay 86.0 5.9 4.9 4.9 4.5 4.4 3.3 2.8 1.5
Tuomo Ruutu 85.9 6.0 6.0 4.1 3.9 3.8 3.6 2.4 1.2 0.9 0.7 0.0

Appearances on Leaderboards, Awards, and Honors

Transactions

Transaction information may be incomplete.

March 9, 2004: Traded to NY Rangers by Vancouver with Martin Grenier for Martin Rucinsky, March 9, 2004.

June 16, 2004: Signed as a free agent by Philadelphia, June 16, 2004.

June 20, 2008: 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.

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