Gibson Continues to Shine in World Championship Play

Thursday, 05.16.2013 / 3:00 PM

Ducks prospect John Gibson (second round, 39th overall in 2011 draft) won his third straight game for Team USA (31 saves) in an 8-3 win over Russia today in the quarterfinal round of the 2013 International Ice Hockey Federation Men's World Championship in Helsinki, Finland.

Gibson had a shutout streak of 129:37 in the tournament (spanning three games) before Russia scored its first goal today.

In three games in the tournament, Gibson is now 3-0 with a 1.33 goals-against average (GAA) and .958 save percentage (SV%). In his two international tournaments this season (World Juniors and World Championships), Gibson is 8-2 with a 1.35 GAA and .956 SV% for Team USA.

The U.S. will face Switzerland on Saturday in the semifinals.

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