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Lightning beat Jets behind Bishop, 3-goal second period

  Jonathan Drouin, Vladislav Namestnikov and Ondrej Palat scored in the second period, leading the Tampa Bay Lightning to a 4-2 victory over the Winnipeg Jets on Friday night. Ben Bishop made 40 saves for Tampa Bay, which has won three of four on a five-game road trip that ends at Minnesota on Saturday night. Steven Stamkos scored in the first, and Nikita Kucherov finished with...
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Ben Bishop, Lightning take care of Panthers in preseason finale

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) -- Ben Bishop made 36 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Florida Panthers 4-1 Saturday night in the teams' preseason finale. Aleksander Barkov opened the scoring on a power play 3:21 into the first period for Florida (0-4-2). Tampa Bay (5-1-0) answered with goals by Nikita Kucherov, Steven Stamkos and J.T. Brown later in the period, and Anton Stralman...
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20 days ago  |  Discuss

Bishop stops 36 shots as Lightning beat Panthers

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) Ben Bishop made 36 saves and the Tampa Bay Lightning beat the Florida Panthers 4-1 Saturday night in the teams' preseason finale. Aleksander Barkov opened the scoring on a power play 3:21 into the first period for Florida (0-4-2). Tampa Bay (5-1-0) answered with goals by Nikita Kucherov, Steven Stamkos and J.T. Brown later in the period, and Anton Stralman capped...
Via AP on Fox
20 days ago  |  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...
Via Sports Injury Alert
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...
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....
Via Puck Drunk Love
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

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

Lightning sign Bishop to two-year extension

TAMPA, Fla. Ben Bishop will stay with the Tampa Bay Lightning for at least a few more years. The fourth-year goalie was signed to a two-year extension, the team announced Monday. Bishop has appeared in six games with the Lightning after he was acquired from the Ottawa Senators at the April 3 trade deadline. He has earned a 2-3-0 record with a .916 save percentage and a 3.21 goals...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 15, 2013  |  Discuss
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