11:51 AM EST, Fri February 27, 2015
Broad Street Hockey Jan 28, 2015

R.J. Umberger is getting better and playing tougher minutes

It's not just your eyes: R.J. Umberger is getting better. You've probably noticed that R.J. Umberger has been playing better hockey of late. It's true! The much-criticized Flyers forward has indeed been playing better hockey over the last 45 days to two months or so, and it's starting to show on the score sheet. Umberger has nine goals on the year, and eight of them have come since the beginning of December. The best part is that it's not just an unsustainable shift in his luck, though. It's not as if pucks are just going in at a higher rate -- that he's getting the bounces, so to speak....

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