Gibson took part in Thursday's practice, Curtis Zupke of the Los Angeles Times reports. There's still no timetable for Gibson's return to game action, but his participation in Thursday's practice is clearly a step in the right direction. The American netminder hasn't played in nearly two weeks, so he'll likely need to log several full practices before making his next start in goal, but it appears his return to the lineup may not be too far off.
Gibson (lower body) skated before practice Monday, Eric Stephens of the Orange County Register reports. At this stage, Gibson is pretty much limited to stretching and skating, thus clouding his potential return date. With his availability not imminent, the Ducks will continue to turn to fellow netminder Jonathan Bernier.
Gibson (lower body) won't dress for Wednesday's game against the Blues, the Orange County Register reports. Gibson has now missed eight of the Ducks' last nine games due to a nagging lower-body injury, and he remains without a definite timetable for return. Jonathan Bernier will continue to shoulder the load in goal while Gibson is sidelined, with Jhonas Enroth serving as the team's backup for the time being.
Gibson is dealing with a lower-body injury and is day-to-day. As such, he is not in the lineup Sunday against the Capitals and Jonathan Bernier is back between the pipes. The news comes as a surprise just two days after Gibson made his return from a lower-body issue (in a loss to the Blues), which was his first start since Feb. 20, when he suffered the injury. Nonetheless, owners will want to keep their eyes peeled in the coming days as to the severity of his current injury, and if it will keep him out for the team's next game Wednesday, again versus St. Louis.
Gibson allowed four goals on 35 shots in Friday's 4-3 loss against the Ducks. Gibson was making his first start since Feb. 20 after dealing with a lower-body injury. He faced a lot of rubber against a good team on the road so the results were not a big surprise. Gibson faces a difficult stretch with a potential matchup against the Capitals on Sunday and a rematch with these same Blues on Wednesday. He remains more of a No. 2 fantasy goalie at this point until he gets back into a groove and knocks off a little rust.
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