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Ducks poised to send goalie John Gibson vs. hometown Penguins
Ducks poised to send goalie John Gibson vs. hometown Penguins

John Gibson didn’t match the preseason success of Frederik Andersen and he’s short of his fellow Ducks goalie’s NHL experience, but in Gibson’s homecoming game tonight, he’s the expected starter. “He’s a gamer, and he’ll give us every chance to win,” Ducks forward Corey Perry said of the 21-year-old Gibson. Gibson was first off the ice at the Ducks’ morning skate Thursday before their season opener against the Pittsburgh Penguins, a strong indicator of who’ll start. Andersen, 25, won 20 regular-season games last season to Gibson’s three, and he was 2-1 in the preseason with a shutout and 1.65 goals-against...

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