Hartnell traded for Umberger

Monday, June 23, 2014 9

The Columbus Blue Jackets have traded forward R.J. Umberger to the Philadelphia Flyers in exchange forward Scott Hartnell and a 2015 fourth-round pick. Hartnell, 32, scored 20 goals and added 32 assists for 52 points last season with a plus-11 rating in 78 games. Hartnell is entering the second year of a six-year, $28.5 million […]

Gagner for Umberger trade rumors

Monday, June 02, 2014 13

Aaron Portzline of the Columbus Dispatch is reporting that a Sam Gagner for R.J. Umberger trade is floating around. Umberger requested a trade after the Blue Jackets were eliminated from the playoffs. He has three years remaining at $4.6 million per season. The Oilers have been trying to trade Gagner for over a year now. […]

R.J. Umberger requesting a trade

Sunday, May 18, 2014 3

There is a mutual agreement between R.J. Umberger and Columbus Blue Jackets management that a trade out of Columbus would be a good idea. Umberger requested a trade earlier this year and with him being a healthy scracth at the end of the season was basically “The Nail in the Coffin”. He carries a $4.6 […]

Columbus looking to move R.J. Umberger

Sunday, May 19, 2013 17

The Columbus Blue Jackets have let teams know R.J. Umberger is available for a trade. Umberger has a cap hit of $4.6 million until the 2016-17 season. If Columbus does trade him it will basically be a salary dump. A 4th round pick is all it will take to make a trade. Umberger is a […]