Career: Scored career-high 26 goals in 2008-09 (1st season with CBJ)… Registered career-high 57 pts (25G-32A) in 2010-11… Scored 1st career NHL goal (w/PHI) on 11/22/05 vs. TBL (opposing goalie: S. Burke)… Spent 3 seasons (2000-03) with OSU Buckeyes (112GP-58G-81A-129P)… Named CCHA 1st Team All-Star and NCAA West 2nd Team All-American in '03… Named CCHA Rookie of the Year in '01…. Member of Team USA at IIHF World Junior Championships in '01 and '02 (14GP-3G-6A-9P combined)... Won Penguins Cup (PA high school tourney) with Plum Mustangs in '98.
2013-14: Led CBJ in PPG (8)... Surpassed D. Vyborny for 2nd place on CBJ's all-time goals list (114) on 1/21 vs. LAK... Skated in 600th career NHL game on 10/4 vs. CGY.
2012-13: Led all CBJ forwards in blocked shots (45 - 8th among all NHL F)... Tallied 200th point as a Blue Jacket on 2/10 vs. EDM (goal).
Personal: Nickname is ‘Umby’… Favorite player growing up was Mario Lemieux... Favorite TV shows: Sons of Anarchy, Homeland and The Walking Dead.