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Jason LaBarbera | Goalie

Team: Anaheim Ducks
Age / DOB:  (34) / 1/18/1980
Ht / Wt:  6'3' / 232
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Jason LaBarbera has successfully cleared waivers.
The Ducks wanted to make room on their roster for Ilya Bryzgalov, who completed his conditioning stint. LaBarbera will go back to playing in the minors while Bryzgalov will serve as Frederik Andersen's backup. Dec 15 - 12:55 PM

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Jason LaBarbera (hand) has been activated by the Anaheim Ducks.

The Ducks have a crowded crease at the moment with Ilya Bryzgalov and Frederik Andersen in the fold. John Gibson is still on injured reserve. LaBarbera has been sidelined since the end of November with a broken bone in his hand.
Dec 11 - 5:07 PM

Jason LaBarbera's upper-body injury is a broken bone in his hand.

LaBarbera will miss the next two-to-three weeks. With LaBarbera and John Gibson on the sidelines, the Ducks have invited Ilya Bryzgalov to join the team on a tryout basis.
Dec 3 - 1:24 PM

Jason LaBarbera is out with an upper-body injury.

The injury isn't considered major but the Ducks may be forced to recall a goaltender from their AHL team in Norfolk.
Nov 30 - 6:19 PM

Jason LaBarbera stopped 14-of-16 shots in relief of Frederik Andersen as the Ducks rallied to beat the Kings 6-5 in a shootout win on Wednesday.

It wasn't a banner day for the Ducks netminding but LaBarbera did enough to back stop a strong effort from team as a whole. The journeyman back-up came into the game in the second period after Andersen let in a softie to Trevor Lewis.
Nov 13 - 1:49 AM

Jason LaBarbera stopped 33-of-36 shots but it wasn't enough in a 3-2 OT loss to the New York Islanders on Tuesday.

Thrust into the starting role because of injuries again, LaBarbera gave his team a chance to win for the second straight game. It didn't start out pretty as he gave up a juicy rebound to Islander star John Tavares to easily shoot past him but he made up for it the rest of the night. With John Gibson out for six weeks and Federik Andersen questionable for the next couple, look for LaBarbera to get another few starts here down the line.
Nov 6 - 2:21 AM

Jason LaBarbera stopped 15 of 17 shots in Anaheim’s 3-2 win over Colorado on Sunday.

John Gibson was supposed to get the start in this game, but he suffered a lower-body injury during the warm-up. Anaheim’s starting goaltender Frederik Andersen is also out with a leg injury, so LaBarbera was thrust into action. Ducks’ goalie coach Dwayne Roloson served at the team’s emergency goaltender. This was LaBarbera’s first start of the season.
Nov 2 - 10:40 PM

Jason LaBarbera has been reassigned to AHL Norfolk.

The Ducks summoned John Gibson from the minors on Monday as well after he spent the weekend in the minors. LaBarbera didn't see any action with the Duck during his brief callup.
Oct 20 - 3:13 PM

Jason LaBarbera has been recalled by Anaheim.

He'll serve as Frederik Andersen's backup until John Gibson returns from the minors. The Ducks sent down Gibson for the weekend, but he's expected to rejoin the big club early next week.
Oct 15 - 4:11 PM

Jason LaBarbera has cleared waivers and he's been assigned to AHL Norfolk.

The Ducks will go with the promising, yet inexperienced duo of Frederik Andersen and John Gibson this season.
Oct 6 - 5:51 PM

It's looking like Frederik Andersen and John Gibson will share the net in Anaheim this season.

While it was thought that Gibson could be sent to the minors to start the season to get a lot of playing time, leaving Jason LaBarbera as the backup, that may not be the case. The good news for the Ducks is that LaBarbera would likely pass through waivers when teams get down to the 23 man rosters in a week and they could send him to the minors. Stay tuned.
Sep 28 - 6:09 AM

Jason LaBarbera has agreed to a one-year deal with the Anaheim Ducks.

Right now it looks like Frederik Andersen and John Gibson will start the season as the Ducks' goaltenders, but LaBarbera might be able to earn a spot out of training camp. Of course, we wouldn't rule out the possibility of Anaheim getting a more established NHL goaltender before the summer's over.
Jul 1 - 6:47 PM

Jason LaBarbera has been assigned to the minors.

He didn't see any game action with the Blackhawks after he was acquired from the Edmonton Oilers. Chicago has decided to keep Antti Raanta as their backup keeper, so LaBarbera will help out the organization's minor-league club.
Jan 4 - 12:02 PM

Jason LaBarbera is still with the Chicago Blackhawks as a bit of insurance.

Corey Crawford will start Thursday night in his first game in nearly a month. If everything goes well then the Blackhawks will have to decide who to send down between LaBarbera and Antti Raanta.
Jan 2 - 10:59 AM

Jason LaBarbera has been called up by Chicago.

He will serve as Antti Raanta's backup while Chicago waits for Corey Crawford and Nikolai Khabibulin recover from injuries. LaBarbera was acquired from Edmonton nearly a week ago to give the Hawks some extra experience between the pipes.
Fri, Dec 20, 2013 10:39:00 AM

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PosRoleName
C1Ryan Getzlaf
2Ryan Kesler
3Rickard Rakell
4Nate Thompson
LW1Patrick Maroon
2Jakob Silfverberg
3Emerson Etem
4Dany Heatley
5Matt Beleskey
RW1Corey Perry
2Andrew Cogliano
3Rene Bourque
4Kyle Palmieri
5Devante Smith-Pelly
6Tim Jackman
D1Cam Fowler
2Francois Beauchemin
3Hampus Lindholm
4Ben Lovejoy
5Sami Vatanen
6Eric Brewer
7Colby Robak
8Clayton Stoner
9Mark Fistric
10Sheldon Souray
G1Frederik Andersen
2Ilya Bryzgalov