Flyers’ Umberger to miss remainder of season

Philadelphia, PA ( – Philadelphia Flyers forward R.J.
Umberger will undergo surgery next week for hip and abdominal injuries and
will miss the remainder of the season.

The Flyers said Umberger will need 10 weeks to recover from procedures for his
right hip and abdominal muscles. The operation is set to be performed

Umberger has missed the last two games after appearing in each of the team’s
first 67 contests this season. He has nine goals and six assists for 15

The 32-year-old veteran has compiled 178 goals and 203 assists for 381 points
in 740 regular-season games over 10 seasons for Philadelphia and Columbus.