BLOG: Oilers trade LaBarbera to Blackhawks
The Edmonton Oilers have traded goaltender Jason LaBarbera to the Chicago Blackhawks in exchange for future considerations.
LaBarbera, 33, has played in seven games for the Oilers this season with a 3.28 goals-against average and .870 save percentage. His most recent outing was on Friday night against Boston. He did not allow a goal over two periods of work, making 12 saves.
The Oilers have also activated goaltender Ilya Bryzgalov off injured reserve.
With the classy LaBarbera off to Chicago the #Oilers are now down to 48 contracts— Bob Stauffer (@Bob_Stauffer) December 14, 2013