Ducks’ Gibson injured during pre-game skate


Jason LaBarbera is making his first start as a member of the Anaheim Ducks tonight in Colorado after John Gibson was injured during the team’s pre-game skate.

LaBarbera was recalled Sunday from the American Hockey League’s Norfolk Admirals because goaltender Frederik Andersen is suffering from leg tightness.

LaBarbera’s last NHL start came Dec. 12, 2013 while a member of the Edmonton Oilers.

Retired NHL veteran Dwayne Roloson is backing up LaBarbera. Roloson, 45, is the Ducks’ goaltending consultant.

Roloson’s last NHL appearance came April 7, 2012 while he was a member of the Tampa Bay Lightning.

Ducks defenseman Cam Fowler discussed adjusting to playing in front of LaBarbera and having Roloson on the bench during the first intermission: