Anaheim Ducks goaltender John Gibson to wear Kobe Bryant-ins

Anaheim Ducks goaltender John Gibson to wear Kobe Bryant-ins


The Anaheim Ducks will look a bit different Friday night when they host the Tampa Bay Lightning, but goaltender John Gibson is taking it one step Joc Pederson Jersey further in the wake of .

While Gibson will be wearing the Ducks' third jersey like the rest of his teammates, the 26-year-old netminder will Enrique Hernandez Jersey also be donning a custom mask in tribute of Bryant, his daughter Gianna, and the seven others who died in Sunday's accident.


The Ducks released images and video of the mask hours before Friday's contest. Gibson's headwear features the Nos. 24 and 8, which Bryant wore during his 20-year career with the Los Angeles Lakers, as well as a silhouetteof Joe Kelly Jersey the basketball superstar and Gianna. The names of the seven other victims of the tragedy surround the silhouette, and a portrait of Bryant's face is superimposed on the Rich Hill Jersey Ducks' logo on the top of the helmet.

Anaheim Ducks' goalie John Gibson is wearing a Kobe Bryant-inspired mask in tonight's game against Tampa Bay.

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The Ducks also Logan Forsythe Jersey honored the victims during their 4-2 win over the Arizona Coyotes on Wednesday, witha video tribute and 24 seconds of silence observed at the Honda Center.

Thats just an unbelievable tragedy for all those families, Ducks coach Dallas Eakins . Kobe Bryant has had an unbelievably positive influence on Southern California and to honor him tonight, I thought that was incredible from our players and our organization and most importantly those fans up there. It was very surreal Yasmani Grandal Jersey and somber and humbling standing on that bench.