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Position
G
 
Jersey
30
Name  Ben Bishop
Born  11/21/1986
Height  6-7
Weight  214
Shoots  L
4/15/2014 6:15:00 PM
Description: The Lightning won't have starting goalie Ben Bishop Wednesday for Game 1 against the Canadiens. SOURCE: Chris Stevenson, Sun Media
Insight: He suffered an elbow injury about a week ago. Anders Lindback (8-12-2, 2.90 GAA) will be in net for Wednesday's playoff opener.
 
4/10/2014 5:20:00 PM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (upper body) will not play again in the regular season, according to nhl.com.
Insight: Bishop is in the running for the Vezina Trophy after going 37-14-7 with a 2.23 GAA and a .924 SV% this season, but he sustained an upper-body injury Tuesday. Anders Lindback will start until Bishop is ready to return.
 
4/8/2014 9:07:00 PM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop is done for the night after injuring his left arm Tuesday against the Maple Leafs. SOURCE: Erik Erlendsson, Tampa Tribune
Insight: Bishop made three saves before exiting with 14 minutes left in the first period. Anders Lindback (5-12-2, 3.26 GAA) will spend the rest of tonight's game between the pipes.
 
3/15/2014 9:44:00 PM
Description: Ben Bishop wasn't letting anything get past him Saturday in a win against New Jersey.
Insight: The Lightning netminder stopped all 23 shots that came his way. He now has five shutouts, second-most behind Bruins goaltender Tuukka Rask. Bishop should be in action again Monday versus Vancouver.
 
2/8/2014 6:48:00 PM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop appears to be starting Saturday, according to Damian Cristodero of the Tampa Bay Times.
Insight: Bishop left Thursday's game due to an upper-body injury. He has been excellent this season, going 27-8-4 with a 1.97 GAA and .933 SV%.
 
2/8/2014 10:21:00 AM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop is questionable for Saturday's game against Detroit.
Insight: Bishop has been excellent this season going 27-8-4 with a 1.97 GAA and .933 SV%. With Saturday the last game before the two-week break, they may give Bishop the night off.
 
1/31/2014 6:46:00 PM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop is questionable for Saturday's game due to a head injury, according to tampabay.com.
Insight: Teammate Nikita Kucherov accidentally kicked Bishop in the back of the head when Bishop ventured out of the crease and dove in an attempt to knock the puck away from Mika Zibanejad Thursday night. Anders Lindback (ankle) already has been ruled out, so the Lightning may have to call up two goalies.
 
1/30/2014 9:07:00 PM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop left Thursday's game against the Senators with an upper-body injury and won't return.
Insight: Teammate Nikita Kucherov appeared to accidentally kick Bishop in the back of the head when Bishop ventured out of the crease and dove in an attempt to knock the puck away from Mika Zibanejad. Bishop remained face down for a minute or so before being helped off the ice.
 
1/14/2014 9:57:00 PM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (wrist) made 33 saves in a 2-1 win over the Rangers Tuesday night.
Insight: Bishop (23-5-3, 1.83 GAA, .937 SV%) missed the previous four games with a sprained wrist, but he picked up right where he left off.
 
1/14/2014 6:37:00 PM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop (wrist) is starting Tuesday's game against the Rangers, according to Erik Erlendsson of the Tampa Tribune.
Insight: He's missed four games with a sprained wrist. Bishop is 22-5-3 with a 1.86 GAA and a .935 SV%.
 
1/13/2014 10:50:00 AM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop could come off injured reserve Monday night - the first day he's eligible.
Insight: He's missed three games with a sprained wrist. Bishop practiced 20 minutes on Friday. Bishop is 22-5-3, 1.86 GAA with .935 SV%. Anders Lindback has been playing in his spot while he has been on injured reserve.
 
1/9/2014 8:41:00 PM
Description: The Lightning have placed goalie Ben Bishop on injured reserve. SOURCE: NHL.com
Insight: He's out with a sprained wrist. The best case scenario is that Bishop (22-5-3, 1.86 GAA, .935 SV%) will be able to return Tuesday versus the Flyers. Anders Lindback got the start in net Thursday against the Capitals.
 
Hot1/6/2014 4:12:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay goaltender Ben Bishop has an upper body injury that will keep him out of Tuesday's game, according to beat writer Erik Erlendsson.
Insight: Bishop's injury isn't believed to be serious. He's having a monster season - 22-5-3 with a 1.86 GAA, a .935 SV% and four shutouts this season.
 
Hot1/4/2014 9:56:00 AM
Description: Tampa Bay goaltender Ben Bishop shut out the Flames with 19 saves Friday night.
Insight: Bishop not making the USA Olympic men's hockey team is a travesty. The Denver native is 22-5-3 with a 1.83 GAA, a .936 SV% and four shutouts this season. He's posted a 1.32 GAA and a .954 SV% in his last 14 games.
 
11/27/2013 6:44:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay goaltender Ben Bishop left Tuesday's morning skate after being hit in the hand with a shot. Coach Jon Cooper said he believed Bishop is OK, and Bishop said the same. SOURCE: tampabay.com
Insight: Anders Lindback will start Wednesday, though he was already scheduled to make the start prior to Bishop's injury.
 
11/25/2013 10:34:00 PM
Description: Ben Bishop had a huge night Monday against New York.
Insight: The Lightning goalie stopped all 37 shots he faced in Monday's 5-0 win. The blank sheet was Bishop's second of the season. Bishop had lost three straight prior to Monday's outing.
 
Hot11/11/2013 10:47:00 AM
Description: Tampa Bay netminder Ben Bishop is 11-2-0 after another win Saturday over Detroit.
Insight: Bishop has already matched last year's win total with an improved GAA (2.12) and SV% (.927). He's playing batter and so are the guys in front of him. He's tied for most wins with Corey Crawford and this doesn't appear to be just a short-term hot streak, it seems to be a new level of performance.
 
Hot11/7/2013 10:15:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay netminder Ben Bishop is now 10-2-0 after beating the Oilers Thursday.
Insight: Bishop made 38 saves on 40 SOG Thursday to improve his SV% to .928 and his GAA to 2.14. He's allowed two goals or less in each of his last five games.
 
11/1/2013 10:27:00 PM
Description: Tampa Bay goalie Ben Bishop improved to 8-2 after Friday night's shutout win over Carolina.
Insight: He finished the evening with 31 saves. Bishop had lost his previous outing Tuesday against the Devils.
 
10/15/2013 2:14:00 PM
Description: Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop (lower body) is expected to start Tuesday versus Los Angeles.
Insight: Bishop was the first goalie off the ice in the morning practice. He has the early lead over Anders Lindback in Tampa Bay's goalie race based on his 3-0 record with a 1.93 GAA and .926 SV%.