The Ducks have recalled goaltender Jason LaBarbera
from the Norfolk Admirals, Anaheim’s primary development affiliate in the American Hockey League (AHL).
LaBarbera, 35 (1/18/80), has appeared in five games with the Ducks this season, posting a 2-0-1 record with a 2.61 goals-against average (GAA) and .909 save percentage (SV%). Originally recalled from Norfolk on Nov. 2, LaBarbera stopped 16-of-18 shots en route to a 3-2 win in his Anaheim debut that night at Colorado. He has appeared in 187 career NHL games, going 62-73-20 with six shutouts, a 2.85 GAA and .907 SV% with the NY Rangers, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Phoenix, Edmonton and Anaheim.
Selected by the New York Rangers in the third round (66th overall) of the 1998 NHL Entry Draft, LaBarbera went 9-16-7 with three shutouts, a 2.62 GAA and .912 SV% in 34 games with Norfolk this season. At the time of his recall, LaBarbera led Norfolk goaltenders in wins, shutouts, saves (886), minutes (1,948) and appearances.