John Gibson - Dave Peterson Goalie of the Year, presented by Bauer Hockey
June 6, 2011
USA Hockey - John Gibson’s stellar 2010-11 season included helping USA Hockey's National Team Development Program to its first-ever United States Hockey League playoff appearance, winning a gold medal at the 2011 International Ice Hockey Federation World Men’s U18 Championship, and finishing the season ranked as the top North American goaltending prospect by NHL Central Scouting. With the NTDP, Gibson posted a 17-10-3-1 record (W-L-OTL-SOL) against NCAA and USHL teams, as well as international foes.
His 32 games played overall, 2.64 goals-against average and .918 save percentage were best on Team USA, while his 2.25 GAA and .930 save percentage in four games against international opponents also led the squad. At the world championship in April, where the U.S. won its third straight world title, Gibson was selected as the tournament's top goaltender by the IIHF directorate after posting an undefeated 4-2-0-0 (W-OTW-OTL-L) record, 2.34 GAA and .926 save percentage.
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