The American Hockey League announced Friday that Norfolk Admirals goaltender John Gibson has been named the CCM/AHL Goaltender of the Month for October.
Gibson posted a 3-1-2 record, a 1.44 goals against average, a .953, and allowed just nine goals on 193 shots during six starts during the month of October.
Gibson made his first professional start on Oct. 6 and stopped 36 shots in a 4-3 shootout loss at Bridgeport. He earned his first pro victory on Oct. 18 with 31 saves and a 4-for-4 shootout effort in a 2-1 win over Albany on Oct. 18, and notched his first shutout on Oct. 25 with 38 stops in a 3-0 win at Adirondack. Gibson finished the month with 26 saves as Norfolk defeated Wilkes-Barre/Scranton, 2-1, on Oct. 26, handing the Penguins their first regulation loss of the season.