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John Gibson returns as Ducks goalie with improved defense
John Gibson returns as Ducks goalie with improved defense

John Gibson is expected to return as Ducks starting goalie for the first time tonight since the 21-year-old's forgettable Oct. 9 appearance in Anaheim’s 6-4 loss at Pittsburgh in the season opener. “That’s obviously not the way we wanted to start our season … we owed him [a start], going back to his hometown, wanted to put on a good performance for him,” Ducks defenseman Cam Fowler said after the rookie was barraged by 39 shots on goal, with teammates repeatedly lamenting that they hung Gibson “out to dry.” “That seems like ages ago,” Fowler said. “We’ve been able to turn this thing around. If we stay consistent,...

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