Gibson was returned on loan to AHL Bridgeport on Tuesday. Gibson's demotion to the AHL likely signals the impending return of Jaroslav Halak (upper body), who practiced in full Tuesday. Gibson appeared in one game during his brief stay with the big club, and played well, stopping 16 of 17 shots in Saturday's 5-2 loss to Pittsburgh. If Halak is in fact good to go, he will likely be the Islanders' starter Thursday against the Capitals.
Gibson was recalled from AHL Bridgeport on Sunday, Newsday's Arthur Staple reports. Gibson was brought up with Jaroslav Halak (upper body) landing on injured reserve. He will back up Thomas Greiss until Halak is ready to return to action.
Christopher Gibson was one of five players acquired by the Islanders on Thursday in exchange for forward Michael Grabner, Stephen Whyno of The Canadian Press reports.
Christopher Gibson was reassigned to AHL Toronto on Tuesday, Dhiren Mahiban of The Canadian Press reports.
Christopher Gibson was recalled from AHL Toronto on Sunday, James Mirtle of The Globe and Mail reports.
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