He played most of his career in the minor leagues including stops with the Hershey Bears of the AHL, Troy Bruins of the IHL and the Omaha Knights of the USHL. He served as the backup goaltender to Terry Sawchuk during the 1952 post-season and as such got his name engraved on the Stanley Cup that season. However, Tibbs never played a single game in NHL.
- Height 5' 10"
- Weight 175 Lbs.
- "WILLIAM TIBBS". Winnipeg Free Press. Retrieved 24 September 2015.