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Flyers acquire Umberger from Blue Jackets in exchange for Hartnell

Philadelphia, PA (SportsNetwork.com) - The Philadelphia Flyers have acquired forward R.J. Umberger and a fourth-round pick in the 2015 NHL Entry Draft from the Columbus Blue Jackets in exchange for forward Scott Hartnell.

The 32-year-old Umberger heads back to Philadelphia, where he spent the first three seasons of his NHL career. He was traded to the Blue Jackets in June 2008 for two draft picks.

Umberger had 120 goals and 130 assists to go along with 200 penalty minutes in 445 games over six seasons with the Blue Jackets. He recorded 18 goals and 16 assists in 74 games last season.

In 673 career games with the Flyers and Blue Jackets, Umberger has 169 goals and 197 assists to go along with 278 penalty minutes. He also has 14 goals and six assists in 30 playoff contests.

In seven seasons with Philadelphia, Hartnell tallied 157 goals, 169 assists and 908 penalty minutes.

"We are proud and excited to welcome Scott Hartnell to the Columbus Blue Jackets as he is the epitome of the type of player we want in our organization," said Columbus general manager Jarmo Kekalainen. "He is a talented, tough, hard-working player who brings valuable experience and leadership on and off the ice. We believe he will fit in very well with our group and be an important part of our team moving forward. We would also like to thank R.J. for his years of service to our club and extend our best wishes to him and his family."

In 953 NHL games with the Predators and Flyers, Hartnell has 250 goals, 287 assists and 1,452 penalty minutes. He also has 19 goals and 28 assists in 91 playoff games.

06/23 12:43:15 ET

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