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Ben Bishop Fantasy Projections 2014 2015

Kim Klement/USA TODAY Sports Ben Bishop Goalie Rank:  #6 Team:  Tampa Bay Lightning Age / DOB:  (27) / 11/21/1986 Ht / Wt:  6'7' / 214 Notes:  Ben Bishop achieved personal bests in wins with 37 and shutouts with 5. He had an amazing year and was in the running for the Vezina trophy for the league’s best goalie. Bishop missed the playoffs because he had...
Via Hockey Trades | NHL Trade Rumors
2 days ago  |  Discuss

No longer a surprise, Lightning ready for season of great expectations

TAMPA, Fla. -- There will be no surprises after a season when the Tampa Bay Lightning surprised nearly everyone, including themselves. A year ago, they had a hazy goaltender situation, a coach entering his first full NHL campaign and questions about leadership after long-time franchise staple Vinny Lecavalier was bought out in the offseason. Now, the Lightning are grown up. Ben Bishop...
Via Fox Sports Florida
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Pavel Kubina On The Tampa Bay Lightning

from Katie Strang of ESPN, The Lightning should have a healthy Steven Stamkos and goaltender Ben Bishop, something that was not the case in the 2013-14 Stanley Cup playoffs. Add some splashy offseason acquisitions -- defensemen Anton Stralman and Jason Garrison, and forward Brian Boyle -- and highly touted prospect Jonathan Drouin, and this could be the sleeper team of the...
Via Kukla's Korner
9 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
9 days ago  |  Discuss

Ben Bishop's goalie mask

Sickest Tendy Masks http://t.co/bJgLGq4uRS4). Ben Bishop's Mask pic.twitter.com/58v1Qj7SIL— Goalie Humor (@GoalieHumor) July 20, 2014This is one sweet goalie mask.
Via Goon's World
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Lightning's Bishop hoping wrist is close to 100 percent before season starts

Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop recently offered insight into the wrist injury that hindered him for much of last season. The Vezina Trophy finalist told Dan Rosen of NHL.com he suffered the injury in January, and dealt with lingering effects throughout the remainder of the season. It happened in warmups in Edmonton in January. I just took a shot on it. It was one...
Via Pro Sports Daily
26 days ago  |  Discuss

10 players who will struggle in 2014-15

It’s time to predict which players will have a tough time in 2014-15. We’ve already discussed which players will get back on track in the season ahead, but now it’s time to discuss which skaters will leave fans wanting more. Ben Bishop – Tampa Bay Lightning After finishing the year as a finalist for the Vezina and posting 37 wins, a 2.23 GAA and a tidy .924 save percentage...
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August 14, 2014  |  Discuss

10 players who will struggle in 2014-15

It’s time to predict which players will have a tough time in 2014-15. We’ve already discussed which players will get back on track in the season ahead, but now it’s time to discuss which skaters will leave fans wanting more. Ben Bishop – Tampa Bay Lightning After finishing the year as a finalist for the Vezina and posting 37 wins, a 2.23 GAA and a tidy .924 save percentage...
Via Puck Drunk Love
August 14, 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

Bishop to Remain With Tampa

photo credit: sarah_connors via photopin cc NHL- On Saturday, the Tampa Bay Lightning announced that they had come to terms with goaltender, Ben Bishop, on a two-year contract extension. He will be making $5.95 million a season for the next two years with Tampa. Bishop told the Tampa Bay Times, “I had one really good year this year; I think I’ve still got to prove myself. I want...
Via Tha Sports Junkies 101
August 03, 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....
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August 03, 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’s Bishop fears being a ‘one-hit wonder’

Lightning goalie Ben Bishop says anyone would love a long-term deal, especially coming off a season in which he was a Vezina Trophy finalist as the league's top goalie. But Bishop, 27, was more than happy to receive a two-year, $11.9 extension Saturday, which with a no-trade clause will keep him in Tampa Bay through the 2016-17 season. Bishop, in his first full season as a No...
Via Pro Sports Daily
August 03, 2014  |  Discuss

Ben Bishop, Lightning Agree To Extension

After emerging as the number one goaltender for the Tampa Bay Lightning last season, the franchise looked to lock up Ben Bishop to prevent him from becoming a free agent in 2015. On Saturday, that goal became a reality. The team announced a 2-year extension with Bishop, according to sources. While financial terms were not […]
Via Full Scale Sports
August 02, 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

Breaking Lightning News: Ben Bishop Extended Two Years

Tampa Bay already has their #1 goalie, and now he's signed for an additional two seasons after 2014-'15.As reported by Erik Erlendsson of the Tamp Tribune,#tblightning have signed G Ben Bishop to a two-year contract extension, runs through end of 2016-17 season— Erik Erlendsson (@erlendssonTBO) August 2, 2014More details to come.Chirp with me! @MattRiegler Like what you...
Via Sports Rumor Alert
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

A Two-Year Contract Extension For Ben Bishop In Tampa

TAMPA BAY –The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed goaltender Ben Bishop to a two-year contract extension today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced.  Bishop, 6-foot-7, 214 pounds, posted a 37-14-7 record last season in 63 games.  He also recorded a .924 save percentage and a 2.23 goals-against average.  He ranked fourth in the NHL for games played and...
Via Kukla's Korner
August 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Tampa Bay Lighting Loading Up For Next Season

#84673845 / gettyimages.com 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
July 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Lightning sign Ryan Callahan to six-year contract

The Tampa Bay Lightning signed forward Ryan Callahan to a six-year contract on Wednesday. According to multiple media reports the deal is for $34.8 million, or an average annual value of $5.8 million. “We are pleased to announce that we’ve reached an agreement on a six-year contract extension with Ryan,” Yzerman said. “He’s proven to be a fierce competitor and outstanding...
Via Sports-Glory
June 25, 2014  |  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 goaltending to define future success

Stability in net has often eluded the Tampa Bay Lightning. Not anymore. More than any other time in its history, Tampa Bay has a pipeline of solid, consistent talent at the goaltending position for the foreseeable future. Its top netminders, Ben Bishop and Anders Lindback are on the verge of reaching their respective primes. Waiting in the wings are two highly regarded prospects...
Via Fox Sports Florida
May 28, 2014  |  Discuss

Big Ben Bishop’s goalie mask now features….Big Ben

Ben Roethlisberger may be the “Big Ben” of football, but the Pittsburgh Steelers quarterback isn’t the only athlete who can stake a claim to that nickname. Ben Bishop, goaltender for the Tampa Bay Lightning, checks in at a towering 6’7″ (two inches taller than his Steelers counterpart, for those of you keeping score at home), so he too is often referred to by the “Big...
Via Around The Rink
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Possible Landing Spots For Jason Spezza

from Ken Warren of the Ottawa Citizen, While it makes some sense that the Toronto Maple Leafs might have an interest in bringing Spezza home — the Maple Leafs have never found a true number one centre — there’s little chance Murray would trade him to the Senators’ arch rivals. The Senators GM would also be relunctant to trade within the division, for fear of Spezza coming...
Via Kukla's Korner
May 21, 2014  |  Discuss
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