Frederik Andersen

Ducks report: Goalie John Gibson maturing quickly at 23

Ducks report: Goalie John Gibson maturing quickly at 23

The youth of the Ducks is easy to see at first glance. Six forwards and five defensemen are 25 or younger. Even their most tenured defenseman, Cam Fowler, just recently turned 25.

It almost obscures perhaps their most valuable young player, goalie John Gibson, and Ducks Coach Randy Carlyle offered a reminder of that Wednesday.

“We have to remember he’s only a [23]-year-old goaltender in the NHL,” Carlyle said. “So a lot of the things that we’re throwing at him right now, the schedule and this opportunity to play the number of games in a row … all of those things are part of the maturing...

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