Family and friends are mourning the death of John Gibson, who the Kings selected in the 4th round of the 1979 NHL Entry Draft, passed away last night.
We learned of the deceased through the following tribute posted on social media by
The @LeafsAlumni are saddened to learn of John Gibson’s passing last night. John was a 4th Round Pick of the @LAKings in the 1979 NHL Entry Draft and played with the @MapleLeafs during the 1981-82 season. #TMLA #LeafsForever pic.twitter.com/CrXABoSZPa
— Maple Leafs Alumni (@LeafsAlumni) January 20, 2020
John Gibson, who the Kings selected in the 4th round of the 1979 NHL Entry Draft, passed away last night, per @LeafsAlumni — John played in 10 career regular season games with the Kings over two seasons. He later played for the Leafs and Jets. Our condolences to his family. pic.twitter.com/UPr7qyq3Q8
— LAKingsPR (@LAKingsPR) January 21, 2020
Cause of Death.
We have no information at the moment on what caused the death of John Gibson. This post will be updated as soon as we have that information.