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Bolts Win Penalty Parade vs. Canucks 4-1

It was an interesting match-up of the best road team in the NHL facing the best home team in the league. The Canucks were tied for the best road record and the Lightning were going after their eighth straight win at Amalie Arena. Alex Killorn netted two third period goals, Ben Bishop was outstanding in net and the Lightning penalty kill was a perfect seven for seven as the Bolts...
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7 days ago  |  Discuss

Toronto Maple Leafs at Tampa Bay Lightning game preview

TV: SUN SPORTS TIME: PREGAME COVERAGE STARTS AT 7 P.M. Despite their reliance on offense, the Tampa Bay Lightning know they're at their best with Ben Bishop in net. Playing with a familiar swagger since Bishop's return from injury, the Lightning look to stay atop the Atlantic Division Monday night when they host the Toronto Maple Leafs in a battle of the NHL's top two scoring teams...
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December 29, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Bishop's return showed just how much Lightning missed him

TAMPA, Fla. -- Ben Bishop was smiling in the dressing room, a comfortable routine part of his life again. The Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender, the most important face of any effort by his team to turn a good season into a great one that extends deep into the Stanley Cup Playoffs, was back to his usuaTl self after he helped dispatch the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday night at Amalie...
Via Fox Sports Florida
December 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Bishop makes strong return to Lightning net, beats Hurricanes

  Ben Bishop made 25 saves in his return from an injury and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Carolina Hurricanes 2-1 on Saturday night. Bishop, who had missed the previous four games due to a lower body injury, lost his bid for his second shutout this season and 10th overall with 5:56 to play on Andrej Sekera's goal. The goalie is 5-0 with two shutouts against Carolina. Tampa Bay...
Via AP on Fox
December 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning Injury Update: Ben Bishop still recovering

Tampa Bay Lightning's goalie Ben Bishop is still recovering from several injuries that cut his season short and made him miss the playoffs. #481895055 / gettyimages.comThe goalie injured his right wrist and had surgery in April to repair the torn ligaments. He also sustained an elbow injury. Bishop played with a cast on his hand but he ended up missing a couple of games including...
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September 12, 2014  |  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 Lightning...
Via Fox Sports Florida
August 07, 2014  |  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....
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August 03, 2014  |  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
August 02, 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 Varlamov. "Any...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 25, 2014  |  Discuss

Darren Pang (5’5) And Ben Bishop (6’7) Traded Goalie Equipment, Then Took This Awesome Photo

Standing at 5’5 tall, Darren Pang is the second shortest goaltender to ever play in the NHL, taller than only one-aptly nicknamed Roy “Shrimp” Worters, who was 5’3. Meanwhile, Ben Bishop – listed at 6’7 – happens to be the tallest netminder to ever man an NHL crease. The Lightning goalie recently crossed paths with Panger, now working as a broadcaster, in Tampa Bay’s...
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April 07, 2014  |  Discuss

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