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Jason LaBarbera | Goalie | #45

Team: Philadelphia Flyers
Age / DOB:  (36) / 1/18/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 234
Drafted: 1998 / Rd. 3 (66) / NYR
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Jason LaBarbera has decided to end his playing career and become the WHL’s Calgary Hitmen's goalie coach.
"I am really excited about this opportunity and moving onto the next chapter of my life," LaBarbera said. "I’m also looking forward to the challenges of coaching and being able to pass along some of my experiences to the guys on the team." LaBarbera had a 2.85 GAA and .907 save percentage in 187 games with the then Phoenix Coyotes, Los Angeles Kings, New York Rangers, Anaheim Ducks, Edmonton Oilers, and Vancouver Canucks. He spent his final hockey season with the AHL's Lehigh Valley Phantoms. Jul 21 - 12:22 PM
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Jason LaBarbera has been sent to the minors.

LaBarbera was summoned by backup Michal Neuvirth on Wednesday. The All-Star break has begun, so Philadelphia may as well let LaBarbera play in the AHL until its next game on Feb. 2. Of course, there's also a possibility that Steve Mason will be healthy by then and the Flyers consequently won't need to recall LaBarbera.
Jan 28 - 11:19 AM

Jason LaBarbera has been recalled by Philadelphia.

He will be Michal Neuvirth's backup on Wednesday night because Steve Mason is sidelined with a lower-body injury.
Jan 27 - 11:33 AM

Jason LaBarbera has been returned to the minors.

That presumably means that Michal Neuvirth is ready to return from his upper-body injury. LaBarbera has had two stints with Philadelphia this season, but has yet to play in a game with the Flyers.
Thu, Oct 29, 2015 11:56:00 AM

Jason LaBarbera is at Flyers morning practice and will likely back up Steve Mason on Saturday.

This is an update on an earlier post. The Flyers were waiting until the morning skate to determine the status of the injured Michal Neuvirth and it appears that LaBarbera being on the ice has determined that. Don't expect LaBarbera to play except in a mop up role.
Sat, Oct 24, 2015 10:36:00 AM

Jason LaBarbera could be recalled as early as Saturday.

Michal Neuvirth was injured in Wednesday's game with the Bruins and while he took some shots during a 15 minute practice session Friday, the Flyers will wait until Saturday morning to determine if Neuvirth is unable to back up Steve Mason, necessitating the recall of LaBarbera. He has no fantasy value.
Sat, Oct 24, 2015 08:50:00 AM

Jason LaBarbera has been returned to AHL Lehigh Valley.

LaBarbera didn't end up logging any minutes during this stint with Philadelphia. He was serving as the Flyers' backup goaltender while Steve Mason was away due to a personal family matter.
Thu, Oct 15, 2015 12:02:00 PM

Jason LaBarbera has been summoned by the Philadelphia Flyers.

Steve Mason will miss Monday's contest due to a personal family matter. Michal Neuvirth will get the nod in Mason's absence while LaBarbera will play between the pipes. LaBarbera has a 2.85 GAA and .907 save percentage in 187 career games.
Mon, Oct 12, 2015 10:47:00 AM

Jason Labarbera was one of five Flyers to clear waivers and be sent to the minors.

He will be joined by Davis Drewiske, Chris Conner, Tim Brent and Aaron Palushaj. LaBarbera will be recalled if there is an injury to Steve Mason or Michal Neuvirth.
Sun, Sep 27, 2015 08:38:00 AM

Jason LaBarbera has been placed on waivers by the Philadelphia Flyers.

LaBarbera has a 2.85 GAA and .907 save percentage in 187 career NHL games. The Flyers are expected to have the 35-year-old goaltender start the season in the AHL and use him as a fallback option in the event of an injury to Steve Mason or Michal Neuvirth.
Fri, Sep 25, 2015 11:34:00 AM

The Philadelphia Flyers have signed Jason LaBarbera to a one-year, two-way contract.

LaBarbera had a 2.61 GAA and .909 save percentage in five games with Anaheim last season. He'll likely begin the 2015-16 campaign in the minors and act as the Flyers' third-string goaltender on the depth charts.
Thu, Jul 2, 2015 06:01:00 PM

Jason LaBarbera will be Anaheim's backup goalie on Sunday night.

The Ducks backup goalie John Gibson will miss the game because of the flu. Frederik Andersen will get the start for Anaheim. The Ducks lead the series 1-0.
Sun, May 3, 2015 02:19:00 PM

Jason LaBarbera will be the backup goaltender in Thursday's series opening game against Winnipeg.

John Gibson (hand) won't be available for the first game, so the Ducks will go with a goaltending duo of Frederik Andersen and LaBarbera. It's unclear when Gibson will be ready to return, but when he does come back he will take LaBarbera's spot.
Thu, Apr 16, 2015 06:41:00 PM

Jason LaBarbera will backup Frederik Andersen during Saturday's regular season finale against Arizona.

John Gibson has an upper body injury, thus prompting LaBarbera's services from AHL Norfolk. The veteran backup is 2-0-1 over five starts with nine goals against this season with Anaheim.
Sat, Apr 11, 2015 08:35:00 PM

Jason LaBarbera has been returned to AHL Norfolk.

LaBarbera was serving as the Ducks' backup, but it looks like Frederik Andersen (neck) is ready to return. LaBarbera will likely be summoned again if John Gibson or Andersen suffer an injury.
Fri, Feb 27, 2015 12:54:00 PM

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PosRoleName
C1Claude Giroux
2Sean Couturier
3Boyd Gordon
4Scott Laughton
5Nick Cousins
6Roman Lyubimov
LW1Matt Read
2Brayden Schenn
3Travis Konecny
4Michael Raffl
5Chris VandeVelde
6Taylor Leier
RW1Jakub Voracek
2Wayne Simmonds
3Pierre-Edouard Bellemare
4Dale Weise
D1Mark Streit
2Shayne Gostisbehere
3Michael Del Zotto
4Nick Schultz
5Radko Gudas
6Ivan Provorov
7Brandon Manning
8Andrew MacDonald
G1Steve Mason
2Michal Neuvirth
3Anthony Stolarz