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Gibson notches his eighth career shutout in Ducks' 2-0 win over Red Wings

Gibson notches his eighth career shutout in Ducks' 2-0 win over Red Wings

There was some question before this season whether John Gibson was ready to make the jump to being a full-time NHL goalie.

Let’s just say his padded legs have covered some varied terrain the past two games. In his first game since he tied a franchise regular-season record with 51 saves, Gibson turned away 23 shots to backstop a 2-0 win Wednesday against the Detroit Red Wings at Honda Center.

Gibson wasn’t as severely tested as he was in Sunday’s 55-shot barrage by the Philadelphia Flyers. But he asserted his rock-solid presence as the Ducks struggled to put away a Detroit team that went down to four defensemen in the third period because of injuries to Brendan Smith and Niklas...

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