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Ducks sign goaltender Gibson to three-year contract

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The Ducks have signed goaltender John Gibson to a three-year contract extension through the 2018-19 season. Per club policy, financial terms of the deal were not disclosed.

Gibson, 22 (7/14/93), appeared in his second NHL season with Anaheim in 2014-15, going 13-8-0 with one shutout, a 2.60 goals-against average (GAA) and .914 save percentage (SV%). He established career highs in wins, saves (616), appearances (23) and starts (21). The Pittsburgh, PA native ranked fourth among NHL rookie goaltenders in wins, saves and shots faced (674). The 6-3, 216 pound netminder won six of seven starts from Feb. 20-Mar. 4, compiling a 6-1-0 record with a 1.84 GAA with a .942 SV%. He had a pair of career-tying three-game win streaks within that seven-game stretch (Feb. 20-23 & Feb. 27-Mar. 4) and also won three straight for a third time from Mar. 13-18. On Oct. 28, Gibson made the most saves (38) by a Ducks rookie goaltender in a shutout performance for a 1-0 win at Chicago. Gibson also played 11 games with the Norfolk Admirals (AHL) last season, posting a 6-3-2 record with a 2.07 GAA and .935 SV%.

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