Quite possibly the single-most photo-matched item in the entire sports memorabilia industry. An astounding (68) photo-matches have been made to John Gibson wearing this helmet during the 2016-17 season, including one preseason game, 51 of his 52 regular season appearance and ALL 16 playoff games! Gibson had a terrific season with a 25-16 record, 1,328 saves and 6 shutouts (career high). Bower combo mask is adorned with the classic Might Ducks logo across the forehead, and the right side includes what appears to be a tribute to former teammate Frederik Andersen, as a Ducks goalie is shown with number 31. Gibson and Andersen earned a share of the 2015-16 William Jennings Trophy for lowest team goals against. Painted backplate reads Pittsburgh with a skyline image of Gibson's hometown, NHL 100th Anniversary logo, and old Mighty Ducks logo. Heavy use is shown throughout including sweat stains on the straps, slash marks and scuffs all over the top and numerous paint chips on the inner white inside lining under the cage. Strap is present, as is the attached clear plastic throat guard. Velcro spaces for a forehead sweatband are present, though the band itself is not. Signed and dated 2016 on the top by the artist, David Gunnarsson, who created the artwork the helmet, with the text underneath reading "Heroes of the Ducks - Guy Hebert Edition, is a Custom Artwork Created in a Barn House for John Gibson, by David Gunnarsson of Daveart.com - Finished "2016.08.03 10:46". Also comes with original Bauer mask bag, with tag reading, Style: No. BG-99, and Size: 11"x10"x12".
Preseason: October 1st - preseason (Getty 613074398)
Regular Season: October 13th (Getty 614388202), October 16th (Getty 615658528), October 18th (Getty 615973090), October 20th (Getty 617459418), October 23d (Getty 617642698), October 25th (Getty 618248810), October 26th (Getty 619620658), October 28th (Getty 618926000), November 1st (Getty 620950298), November 2nd (Getty 620695332), November 4th (Getty 621283594), November 9th (Getty 622596072), November 12th (Getty 622940148), November 15th (Getty 623548630), November 20th (Getty 624760318), November 25th (Getty 625838366), November 29 (Getty 626764808), December 1st (Getty 627113964), December 3rd (Getty 636163018), December 7th (Getty 628628488), December 11th (Getty 635786564), December 13th (Getty 629670830), December 15th (Getty 630285106), December 19th (Getty 636382606), December 27th (Getty 630596460), December 22nd (Getty 630442538), December 29th (Getty 630665218), December 30th (Getty 637576652), January 1st (Getty 638108778), January 4th (Getty 630995896), January 6th (AP 17007155478740) January 8th (Getty 631264114), January 10th (Getty 631433644), January 12th (Getty 631581190), January 15th (Getty 631781586), January 7th (Getty 632025316), January 19th (Getty 632140844), January 21st (Getty 640291126), January 25th (Getty 640421058), January 31st (Getty 633716678), February 3rd (Getty 641007928), February 7th (Getty 641563346), February 9th (Getty 634455326), February 11th (Getty 635011706), February 14th (Getty 635534394), February 17th (Getty 644151198), February 19th (Getty 17051165549847), February 20th (Getty 645212238), March 10th (Getty 653442024), April 1st (Getty 666068666), April 4th (Getty 665687180), April 6th (Getty 665517192).
Playoffs: April 13th (Getty 668310666), April 15th (Getty 671547166), April 17th (Getty 669619018), April 19th (Getty 678242394), April 26th (Getty 673633904), April 28th (Getty 674636444), April 30th (Getty 675274512), May 3rd (Getty 678173422), May 5th (Getty 679470460), May 7th (680539286), May 10th (Getty 681716846), May 12th (Getty 682470280), May 14th (Getty 683124410), May 16th (Getty 684226032), May 18th (Getty 684949188), May 20th (Getty 686106124).