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Lightning's Bishop hoping wrist is close to 100 percent before season starts

Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop recently offered insight into the wrist injury that hindered him for much of last season. The Vezina Trophy finalist told Dan Rosen of NHL.com he suffered the injury in January, and dealt with lingering effects throughout the remainder of the season. It happened in warmups in Edmonton in January. I just took a shot on it. It was one...
Via Pro Sports Daily
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Lightning goalie Ben Bishop faces shots for first time since wrist surgery

Everything appears big in Ben Bishop's life. Standing a towering 6-foot-7 while backstopping Tampa Bay to 37 wins -- and honored as a Vezina Trophy finalist in June--Bishop just signed a rather large two-year, $11.5 million contract. Further big news arrived this week as Bishop skated onto the ice to face live shots for the first time since suffering an elbow injury late in the...
Via Fox Sports Florida
20 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Bishop: “I don’t want to be a one-hit wonder.”

Ben Bishop recently received a new two-year, $11.9 million extension from the Tampa Bay Lightning. The club rewarded Bishop with a hefty raise following his outstanding 2013-14, but they avoided making a long-term commitment with the goaltender. With just one full NHL season under his belt, the team is hoping Bishop proves his 2.23 GAA and .924 save percentage weren’t a fluke....
Via Puck Drunk Love
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning’s Bishop fears being a ‘one-hit wonder’

Lightning goalie Ben Bishop says anyone would love a long-term deal, especially coming off a season in which he was a Vezina Trophy finalist as the league's top goalie. But Bishop, 27, was more than happy to receive a two-year, $11.9 extension Saturday, which with a no-trade clause will keep him in Tampa Bay through the 2016-17 season. Bishop, in his first full season as a No...
Via Pro Sports Daily
24 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Bishop, Lightning Agree To Extension

After emerging as the number one goaltender for the Tampa Bay Lightning last season, the franchise looked to lock up Ben Bishop to prevent him from becoming a free agent in 2015. On Saturday, that goal became a reality. The team announced a 2-year extension with Bishop, according to sources. While financial terms were not […]
Via Full Scale Sports
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning sign goalie Ben Bishop to 2-year extension

TAMPA, Fla. -- The Tampa Bay Lightning showed their desire to secure goaltender Ben Bishop by signing him to a two-year contract extension Saturday worth a reported average of $5.95 million per season. Bishop, 27, emerged last year with a 37-14-7 record in 63 games. He posted a .924 save percentage and a 2.23 goals-against average. He set Tampa Bay single-season records for victories...
Via Fox Sports Florida
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Breaking Lightning News: Ben Bishop Extended Two Years

Tampa Bay already has their #1 goalie, and now he's signed for an additional two seasons after 2014-'15.As reported by Erik Erlendsson of the Tamp Tribune,#tblightning have signed G Ben Bishop to a two-year contract extension, runs through end of 2016-17 season— Erik Erlendsson (@erlendssonTBO) August 2, 2014More details to come.Chirp with me! @MattRiegler Like what you...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
25 days ago  |  Discuss

A Two-Year Contract Extension For Ben Bishop In Tampa

TAMPA BAY –The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed goaltender Ben Bishop to a two-year contract extension today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.  Bishop, 6-foot-7, 214 pounds, posted a 37-14-7 record last season in 63 games.  He also recorded a .924 save percentage and a 2.23 goals-against average.  He ranked fourth in the NHL for games played and...
Via Kukla's Korner
25 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning goalie Ben Bishop has successful wrist surgery

TAMPA, Fla. -- Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop underwent successful surgery Tuesday to repair a torn ligament in his right wrist. Dr. Thomas Graham performed the procedure at the Cleveland Clinic in Cleveland, Ohio. Bishop will need a 3-4-month rehabilitation, but he's expected to be ready for the start of training camp before next season. Last Thursday, Bishop said...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 29, 2014  |  Discuss

No more tears: Bolts' Ben Bishop a Vezina Trophy finalist

Maybe now the tears shed by Ben Bishop will be ones of joy. After posting one of the best seasons in Tampa Bay Lightning history despite being cut short by injury, Bishop is a finalist for the Vezina Trophy, the National Hockey League announced Friday. Other finalists for the award given to the league's top goaltender include Boston's Tuuka Rask and Colorado's Semyon...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss
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