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Jason LaBarbera
Jason LaBarbera
Goaltender
(Luh-BAHR-buh-ruh)
Number: 35
Height: 6' 3"
Weight: 232
Catches: Left
Born: Jan 18, 1980  (Age 34)
Birthplace: Burnaby, BC, Canada
Hometown: Burnaby, B.C.
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Acquired: Signed by the Kings as a free agent on Aug. 2, 2005.
Drafted: NYR / 1998 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 3rd (66th overall)


SEASON HIGHS

Shots: 41 (10-11 at SJ)br>Saves: 38 (10-11 at SJ)br>Shutouts: 2 (Last, 12-6 vs. CBJ)br>Minutes Played: 64:50 (10-27 vs. DET)

THIS SEASON: Allowed first career penalty shot (now 3-for-4) Dec. 17 vs. New York Rangers (Michal Rozsival)...Was 2-1-1 with a 1.07 goals-against average and .962 save percentage in four straight decisions from Nov. 26 to Dec. 6 (102 saves out of 106 shots in 223:58)...Recorded fourth career shutout (second of the season) Dec. 6 vs. Columbus, stopping all 23 shots in 3-0 win...Stopped 30 of 31 shots in 5-4 shootout loss Dec. 5 vs. Edmonton (entered game in second period with Kings trailing 3-0)...Stopped 22 of 23 shots in 2-1 win Nov. 26 at Edmonton...Started the first 10 games of the season...Recorded third career shutout (first of the season) Oct. 24 at St. Louis, stopping all 15 shots in 4-0 win...Recorded first win of the season Oct. 14 vs. Anaheim (stopped 23 of 26 shots in 6-3 victory).

LAST SEASON: Finished season with a career-high 17 wins and .910 save percentage...His .910 save percentage is tied for the third highest in Kings single-season history (Kelly Hrudey had .910 save percentage in 1994-95)...Was 2-1 in shootouts, stopping five of 10 shots (50 percent)...Underwent sports hernia surgery March 5, 2008 (for groin injury) and missed the final 20 games of the season...Stopped 39 of 42 shots in 6-3 victory Feb. 15, 2008 vs. Calgary...Had a 2.89 goals-against average (36 GA in 747:07) and .919 save percentage (stopped 407 of 443 shots) Jan. 10, 2008 to Feb. 9, 2008 (13-game span)...Started a career-high 15 straight games Jan. 5, 2008 to Feb. 9, 2008...Stopped 39 of 41 shots in 4-2 victory Feb. 5, 2008 at New York Rangers...Stopped 43 of 46 shots in 4-3 victory Jan. 19, 2008 at Vancouver...Stopped career high 48 shots (24 in third period) in 5-2 victory Jan. 10, 2008 vs. Toronto...Stopped 180 of 190 shots (.947 save percentage) from the third period Oct. 10, 2007 at Dallas through Nov. 3, 2007 vs. San Jose...Named NHL's No. 1 Star of the Week Oct. 29, 2007...Had four-game winning streak that lasted from Oct. 19, 2007 to Oct. 27, 2007, allowing four goals on 110 shots (.964 save percentage)...Stopped 34 of 35 shots in 4-1 victory Oct. 27, 2007 vs. Edmonton... Earned second career shutout Oct. 23, 2007 vs. Nashville, stopping all 17 shots (won 6-0).