Gibson stopped 40 pucks in a 5-3 loss to the Stars on Saturday. He allowed four goals, but they all came in a 6:32 span. He's been exceptional this season, but the potent Stars offence was too much to handle. Still, Gibson has only allowed 10 goals in five starts and owns a 4-1 record. Put him in your twine tent whenever you can.
Gibson led his team out onto the ice for warmups Saturday against Dallas, indicating that he'll start the contest in net for Anaheim, Mark Stepneski of the Stars' official site reports. Stepneski also notes that backup Anton Khudobin will be in net for Dallas. Gibson has a sparkling 1.44 GAA and .955 save percentage through four appearances, but he'll be tasked with slowing down a potent Stars offense that's lit the lamp 12 times through three contests.
Gibson allowed two goals on 39 shots in Wednesday''s 3-2 shootout loss to the Coyotes. Despite not earning the victory, Gibson was very strong Wednesday, turning aside all 30 shots he saw at even strength. The 25-year-old has allowed just six goals in his first four starts this season, registering a suffocating .955 save percentage during that span. Anaheim will play in Dallas and St. Louis this weekend, and Gibson should draw the start for one of those matchups.
Gibson allowed two goals on 21 shots from the Red Wings on Monday and skated off with a 3-2 shootout win at home. Donning the throwback Mighty Ducks threads, Gibson had a relatively slow night, though he secured the shootout win thanks to his save on Gustav Nyquist in the final frame. After the game, coach Randy Carlyle sung Gibson's praises. "He's been our MVP for the three games," Carlyle said in a report by Dan Arritt of NHL.com. The bench boss isn't wrong, as Gibson is undefeated and carries a .958 save percentage through his first three starts of 2018-19.
Gibson will start Monday's game versus Detroit, Eric Stephens of The Athletic reports. The Anaheim netminder has been on fire to start the season, having conceded only two goals in his two starts and posting a .973 save percentage along the way. Gibson will look to make it three wins in a row Monday when the Ducks host the Red Wings at the Honda Center.
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