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Flyers ink goaltender LaBarbera

The Philadelphia Flyers, parent club of the AHL’s Lehigh Valley Phantoms, have signed goaltender Jason LaBarbera to a one-year, two-way contract.

LaBarbera, 35, has appeared in 315 career AHL games with Hartford, Manchester, Oklahoma City, Rockford and Norfolk, posting a record of 155-107-30 and ranking seventh all-time with 31 career shutouts. He was 9-16-7 (2.62, .912) in 34 games with Norfolk in 2014-15, and also appeared in five NHL games with Anaheim (2-0-1, 2.61, .909).

The Burnaby, B.C., native has seen action in 187 career National Hockey League games with the New York Rangers, Los Angeles, Vancouver, Phoenix, Edmonton and Anaheim, registering a 62-73-20 record with six shutouts, a 2.85 GAA and a .907 save percentage.

LaBarbera was named the AHL’s most valuable player during the 2003-04 season and is a two-time winner of the Baz Bastien Award (2003-04, 2006-07) as the AHL’s outstanding goaltender. He was selected by the Rangers in the third round of the 1998 NHL Entry Draft.