Thread: RJ Umberger
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03-09-2004, 03:45 PM
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Originally Posted by SatherExecutioner
What are his stats this season? What are his weaknesses?
He left Ohio State after the season last year to sign with Canucks - he hired an agent (Brian Lawton). They couldn't work out contract (Canucks low balled him - and offered the 2nd lowest salary of any 1st round pick). He has been practicing all year and working out with the US Team in Ann Arbor.

The Previous year, he was a finalist for Hobey Baker award and had 53 points in 42 games (27 goals). He's a good offensive prospect, very good. The knock on him is whether he is one dimensional or not - but most agree he's more then adequate enough defensively.

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