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Oilers trade goalie Jason LaBarbera to Blackhawks

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Oilers trade goalie Jason LaBarbera to Blackhawks

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Boston Bruins' Patrice Bergeron (37), Edmonton Oilers goalie Jason LaBarbera (1) and Oilers' Andrew Ference (21) look for the rebound during the second period of an NHL hockey game, Thursday, Dec. 12, 2013 in Edmonton, Alberta. (AP Photo/The Canadian Press, Jason Franson)

EDMONTON, Alberta (AP) -- The Edmonton Oilers traded goalie Jason LaBarbera to the Chicago Blackhawks on Saturday for future considerations.

LaBarbera will be assigned to the American Hockey League's Rockford IceHogs.

The 33-year-old LaBarbera appeared in seven games this season with Edmonton, going 1-3-0 with a 3.28 goals-against average. He also was 0-1-1 record with a 1.93 GAA in two games for Oklahoma City in the AHL.

LaBarbera has played 182 NHL games with the New York Rangers, Los Angeles Kings, Vancouver Canucks, Phoenix Coyotes and Edmonton. He has a 60-73-19 career record with six shutouts and a 2.86 GAA.

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