Ducks place Gibson, Johnson on injured reserve

The Anaheim Ducks placed goaltender John Gibson on injured reserve with a head/back/neck injury on Wednesday, the team announced.

The 25-year-old missed Saturday's game against the Philadelphia Flyers. He was forced from last Thursday's contest against the Ottawa Senators following a collision in the second period.

Meanwhile, fellow netminder Chad Johnson was also placed on IR with a head injury. Johnson was hit with a puck on Tuesday and complained of headaches, head coach Bob Murray said, according to Eric Stephens of The Athletic.

With the Ducks' top two goalies sidelined, rookie Kevin Boyle will make his first NHL start Wednesday against the Vancouver Canucks. Ryan Miller, meanwhile, will serve as the 26-year-old's backup.

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