Blue Jackets scratch RJ Umberger
With just nine games left in the regular season, the Columbus Blue Jackets will sit R.J. Umberger Saturday night as they continue their playoff push against the Carolina Hurricanes.
Umberger was a healthy scratch for the first time in his career for two games last week. His 18 goals are fourth best on the team, but he has not scored since March 13th. He has three goals in March.
He will be replaced in the lineup by Corey Tropp.
Lineup changes for #CBJ tonight: Corey Tropp goes in, RJ Umberger will not play. Nikita Nikitin back in for Nick Schultz. McElhinney starts.
— NHL Blue Jackets (@BlueJacketsNHL) March 29, 2014