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Ben Bishop Suffers LBI, Top Prospect Andrei Vasilevskiy Gets The Call

Last night the unthinkable happened, Ben Bishop (5 SV, 1 GA, .800%) left the game late in the first period with what the Bolts say is a lower body injury. They call it an LBI, I call it a heart attack because that’s what I’m having watching Big Ben topple towards a possible stint on the injured list. Word has it he has to be re-evaluated before they can give a timetable for...
Via Razzball Hockey
4 days ago  |  Discuss

With Ben Bishop ailing, Lightning call up Andrei Vasilevskiy from AHL

The Tampa Bay Lightning promoted goaltender Andrei Vasilevskiy from the American Hockey League's Syracuse Crunch on Tuesday. The move comes a day after Ben Bishop sustained a lower-body injury in the first period of a 4-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Penguins at Consol Energy Center. Vasilevskiy, 20, has played in 14 games with the Crunch this season, earning an 8-3-3 record with a 2.34...
Via Fox Sports Florida
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Bishop headbutts Rick Nash in the groin (Video)

Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop delivered a heatbutt to the groin of New York Rangers left winger Rick Nash during the final minute of the second period in Wednesday night's game at Amalie Arena.Nash was setting up in front of the net on a Rangers power play, and Bishop didn't particularly care for Nash being right on top of him, so he sent him a message accordingly...
Via Holdout Sports
23 days ago  |  Discuss

GIF: Ben Bishop headbutts Rick Nash below the belt

The Tampa Bay Lightning weren’t too pleased with Rick Nash after his cross check nearly took off Ondrej Palat’s head. That anger was felt around the rink and was seen when goaltender Ben Bishop froze a puck and then gave Nash a headbutt below the belt. That’s a new one. Can’t say we’ve ever seen a goalie headbutt a guy in the groin, but alas, that’s what makes hockey...
Via Puck Drunk Love
24 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 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....
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

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...
Via Next Impulse Sports
April 07, 2014  |  Discuss
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