Bishop to Dallas: A Primer

Since the 2015-16 NHL season came to an end, talk of a trade which would send Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop to the Dallas Stars has provided much grist for hockey rumor mills everywhere. In Dallas, Stars fans first circled July 1 on their calendars, anticipating general manager Jim Nill would make his now-customary “big splash” on that date. When July 1 came and went...
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Boucher: Vezina Should Belong To Bishop

The National Hockey League will recognize some of its best at the 2016 NHL Awards show in Las Vegas this week. As the Lightning continue to have success and gain prominence in the league it only makes sense that they would be represented at the awards. For the second time in three seasons goalie Ben Bishop is a finalist for the Vezina Trophy. The trophy is awarded annually to the...
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June 20, 2016  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lightning: Keeping Vasilevskiy better than Bishop?

There is no denying that the Tampa Bay Lightning have been fortunate with Ben Bishop on their side. After finishing as one of the top goaltenders of the season, the thought of him changing teams is almost comical at first. Tampa Bay, however, is entering a serious dilemma this offseason. It is stressful enough that Steven Stamkos is looking for a new contract and every team wants...
June 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Ben Bishop thought his leg was broken

It looked like Ben Bishop’s season was over after he had to be stretchered off the ice during Game 1 between the Tampa Bay Lightning and the Pittsburgh Penguins. Bishop fell and twisted his knee awkwardly, leading the goaltender to audibly yell out as trainers rushed to his aid. Remarkably, Bishop is listed as day-to-day even though he too thought he had a serious injury. Ben...
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May 15, 2016  |  Discuss

Video: Ben Bishop carried off on stretcher after twisting knee awkwardly

There have been a rash of goalie injuries in this year’s Stanley Cup playoffs, and it hasn’t stopped in the Conference Final. Ben Bishop went down awkwardly after a stray stick hit him in the back of the leg, and after writhing in pain, he had to be carried off on a stretcher. Ben Bishop had X-rays that came back negative, per Jon Cooper. — Chris Johnston (@reporterchris...
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May 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Ben Bishop leaves game with leg injury

The Tampa Bay Lightning played a very smart/sound game and emerged victorious on the road against the Pittsburgh Penguins, 3-1, in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Friday night. They did, however, suffer some unfortunate luck, as goaltender Ben Bishop left the game late in the first period with a leg injury. Bishop was moving around near the net and appeared to hurt himself...
Via The Sports Daily
May 14, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: Ben Bishop suffers leg injury in Game 1 vs. Penguins

Another key player for the Tampa Bay Lightning has suffered an injury. Goalie Ben Bishop left Friday’s Eastern Conference finals Game 1 between the Lightning and Pittsburgh Penguins on a stretcher after appearing to suffer a nasty-looking leg injury during the first period. That doesn't look good. #Bishop — Marc Dumont (@MarcPDumont) May 14,...
May 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Jump Aboard The L-Train – Ben Bishop

“Jump Aboard The L-Train” is a playoff game day column dedicated to those poor, sick disenfranchised NHL fans whose teams failed to make the playoffs. It is based loosely on a wonderful article from the Red Wing blog, Winging it in Motown titled “The Red Wing Bandwagon Cheat Sheet”. Did your team suck? Jump aboard the L-Train and root for the Bolts! Welcome to the Tampa Bay...
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April 17, 2016  |  Discuss

Ben Bishop had a torn groin during the Stanley Cup Final

Now that the Stanley Cup has been lifted by the Chicago Blackhawks, the details surrounding Ben Bishop’s injury have finally been released. It turns out the injury is much more cringeworthy than many expected as Bishop suffered a torn groin in Game 2. Bishop said he had a torn groin — Joe Smith (@TBTimes_JSmith) June 16, 2015 Lightning goalie Ben Bishop said he suffered right...
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June 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Lightning goalie Ben Bishop’s status for Game 5 unclear

By Nicholas Goss Tampa Bay Lightning coach Jon Cooper is unsure if injured goalie Ben Bishop will return for Saturday night’s Game 5 of the Stanley Cup Final against the Chicago Blackhawks. Bishop sat out the Lightning’s 2-1 loss in Game 4 on Wednesday night with an undisclosed lower body injury. The series is tied 2-2. “I do not know sitting here today if Ben Bishop is...
June 12, 2015  |  Discuss

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