Anaheim Ducks
Anaheim Ducks
John Gibson
POSITION: Goaltender
HEIGHT: 6' 3"
BIRTHDATE: 07/14/1993
AGE: 21
DRAFTED: ANA: 2011-39 overall
Was USA Hockey’s recipient of the 2013 Bob Johnson Award, which recognizes excellence in international hockey competition during a specific season of play…backstopped Team USA to the gold medal at the 2013 IIHF World Junior Championship in Russia, posting a 5-0-2 record and was selected Most Valuable Player of the championship…became the first United States goaltender and second American overall to win the award after Zach Parise in 2004, and the first goaltender overall since Steve Mason (Canada) in 2008…also received the Directorate Award as the tournament’s best goaltender, was selected to the Media All-Star team and was named one of Team USA’s best three players of the tournament…set the U.S. record for SV% (.955) for a single World Junior Championship and his 1.36 GAA ranked third by a U.S. goalie in a single tournament…helped Team USA earn a bronze medal at the 2013 IIHF World Championship, where he finished second with a 1.56 GAA and .951 SV%…became the second-youngest netminder behind Vladislav Tretiak in world championship history to win a playoff game with an 8-3 victory over Russia in the quarterfinals…appeared in 27 games with Kitchener (OHL) in 2012-13, going 17-9-1 with a 2.41 GAA and .928 SV%…won five consecutive starts (5-0-0) with a 1.97 GAA and .945 SV% from Oct. 19-28…also appeared in 10 OHL Playoff games, posting a 5-4 record with a 2.17 GAA…ranked sixth among OHL postseason leaders in wins, second in GAA and first in SV%…stopped all 49 shots faced for a 2-0 win in Game 2 of the OHL Western Conference Quarterfinals, Mar. 24 vs. Guelph…following Kitchener’s season, was assigned to Norfolk (AHL) where he made his professional debut in relief on Apr. 19 @ Syracuse…made his OHL debut with Kitchener in 2011-12, posting a 21-10-0 record with a 2.75 GAA and .928 SV% in 32 games...led all CHL goaltenders in SV% and ranked seventh in the OHL in GAA…among OHL rookie goaltenders, ranked first in wins and GAA…backstopped Kitchener to the OHL conference finals, going 8-7 with a 2.67 GAA…among playoff leaders, ranked first in SV% (.938) and saves (605), and fourth in wins and minutes (898)…represented Team USA at the 2012 IIHF World Junior Championship in Calgary and Edmonton, stopping 23-of-27 shots on Dec. 28 vs. Finland…signed a three-year entry-level contract, Mar. 15, 2012…appeared in 32 contests in 2010-11 with the United States National Team’s (USNTDP) Under-18 club, posting a 2.64 GAA and .918 SV% and one shutout…backstopped Team USA to a gold medal at the 2011 Under-18 World Championship in Germany…helped the club go undefeated in the tournament (6-0) and posted back-to-back OT wins against Canada and Sweden en route to capturing the title…was named the Best Goaltender of the tournament, compiling a 2.34 GAA and .926 SV%…in 2009-10, appeared in 18 games with the USNTDP junior club, posting a 7-9 record with a 3.69 GAA and .905 SV%.