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Ben Bishop honors Tampa and Lightning with glow-in-dark mask

Coming to ice near you: Ben Bishop in a glow-in-the-dark mask. The Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender will sport a creative new mask sometime this season. Bishop's mask, the brainchild of artist David Gunnarsson, will feature lightning bolts that glow within Gunnarsson's G.L.O.W. Tech FX design. According to the Tampa Tribune, Bishop chose to go with the ambitious glow-in-the-dark scheme...
Via Fox Sports Florida
6 hours ago  |  Discuss

Lightning G Ben Bishop Unveils Amazing Glow-In-The-Dark Goalie Mask

Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop officially has the best goalie mask in the NHL. He wanted a mask with luminescent lightning bolts on it and the mask designer, Dave Gunnarsson, went ahead and made it glow-in-the-dark too. Can you imagine seeing this helmet glowing when the lights come down for intros? This thing is […] The post Lightning G Ben Bishop Unveils Amazing Glow-In...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

LOOK: Ben Bishop Has A New Glow In The Dark Mask

Lightning goalie Ben Bishop has a new glow in the dark goalie mask.
Via Gamedayr
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Bishop’s New “Tron” Mask

Via Lightning Shout
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Is bigger really better for NHL goaltenders?

My Dad used to wonder: “Why don’t teams just get a sumo wrestler to play goal? He’d clog up the whole net!” As an impressionable young hockey fan, I enthusiastically jumped aboard the bandwagon and clamored for my favorite team to do it. I must’ve missed the hint of sarcasm in his voice. I also hadn’t seen the Sports Science segment on the topic which would come out...
Via Puck Drunk Love
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Resilient Bolts Beat Sharks

The Lightning started their five game road trip in encouraging fashion. Goalie Ben Bishop made 33 saves as the Bolts snapped a two game losing streak by beating the San Jose Sharks 5-2 last night. It was the Bolts first win in San Jose since 2003. Tampa Bay was a resilient bunch, answering back each time the Sharks pulled to within one. “Hopefully this gets the ball rolling a...
Via Lightning Shout
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Bishop Leads Bolts Over Blue Jackets 3-1

Big Ben Bishop made 34 saves and Cedric Paquette scored his fifth goal in the last three games to lead Lightning over the Columbus Blue Jackets 3-1 for their franchise best tenth straight home win at Amalie Arena. Brett Connolly and Valtteri Filppula also scored for Tampa Bay. Bishop lost his shutout when Ryan Johansen scored with 3:26 remaining in the game. Former Bolt Curtis...
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25 days ago  |  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

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

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