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Tampa Bay Lighting Loading Up For Next Season

#84673845 / The Tampa Bay Lighting were able to call their 2013-3014 season a success even though they were swept in the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals but the Montreal Canadiens. In hopes of replicating their season but this time with a better ending, the Lighting have gone out and made some key signings in free agency. There’s no denying the level of talent...
Via Beyond The Benches
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Bishop's rehab going well, plans to be ready for training camp

Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop has been a busy man these days, rehabbing his surgically-repaired right wrist at the Tampa Bay Times Forum. Bishop, 27, underwent the procedure six weeks ago, on April 29 in Cleveland, repairing a torn ligament suffered in January. After two weeks in a cast, he's been working on getting his range of motion back, with resistance training and stretching...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning Injury Update: Ben Bishop looks to comeback strong from elbow injury

Tampa Bay Lightning starting goaltender Ben Bishop hopes to make a strong return next season and help his team return to the playoffs according to NBC Sports.By Leech44 - Common WikimediaBishop suffered an elbow injury against the Toronto Maple Leafs on April 8, only a few games before the playoffs. This proved devastating to the Lightning as Bishop was arguably the team's MVP...
Via Sports Injury Alert
June 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Bishop’s eager to rebound from incomplete season

Ben Bishop was one of the big feel good stories of the 2013-14 campaign — or at least he was for most of it. He struggled for years to ascend above the backup role and ran with the opportunity given to him by the Tampa Bay Lightning. The 27-year-old netminder had a 2.23 GAA and .924 save percentage in 63 games to earn a nomination for the Vezina Trophy and propel the Lightning...
Via Pro Sports Daily
June 01, 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's Ben Bishop reflects on his injury-shortened season

TAMPA, Fla. -- As Ben Bishop felt the pain from an injury that would change the Tampa Bay Lightning's playoff outlook, center Steven Stamkos consoled his goaltender with a hug following the first period of that fateful April 8 game. Bishop had landed awkwardly on his left elbow and dislocated it on a sprawling glove save just 5:43 into the 3-0 victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 24, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop to miss rest of regular season

TAMPA, Fla. -- Goaltender Ben Bishop will miss the rest of the regular season, though a return in the first round of the Eastern Conference playoffs has not been ruled out. Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper delivered the news Wednesday afternoon, less than a day after Bishop left early in the first period of a victory over the Toronto Maple Leafs at Tampa Bay Times Forum with...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 09, 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

Lightning hope for long-term returns in Bishop

TAMPA, Fla. Ben Bishop wanted this night to be as normal as possible. The intrigue was obvious the Tampa Bay Lightnings new goalie faces his former team six days after a trade but he wanted little part of that story line. The predictable was too dull, too mundane, too unlike him. So Bishop simplified things, and observing the 6-foot-7 netminder, its easy to see why. He spent...
Via Fox Sports Florida
April 09, 2013  |  Discuss
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