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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 wins, as well as seventh for save percentage and goals-against average. Bishop’s five shutouts placed fifth in the NHL and were the second-most ever posted in franchise history. He set Lightning single season records for wins, save percentage and goals-against average. Bishop set the franchise mark for most saves in a game on January 19 at Carolina with 48. His 1,625 saves were the second most in a season by a Lightning goaltender. His successful season led to a nomination for the Vezina Trophy, given annually to the player voted to be the league’s best netminder.
from Damian Cristodero of Lightning Strikes,
Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop will have surgery on his injured right wrist next week to repair ligament damage that has bothered him since January. Bishop will have the surgery at the Cleveland Clinic. He said he will be in a cast for six weeks.
Total rehab time is three to four months, though he said he is confident he will be ready for the start of training camp.
Additionally, Bishop finally confirmed he had a left elbow injury that kept him out of the playoffs, saying the joint was dislocated when he extended and fell catching a floating puck April 8 against the Maple Leafs.
He said had the Eastern Conference quarterfinal against the Canadiens been extended, he likely would have played Game 6.
"We were laughing about it because as a goalie how do you hurt your wrist or your elbow?" Bishop said. "Usually it's the groin or something in the lower body."
Two giveaways by Tampa Bay goaltender lead to two goals for the Calgary Flames. The Flames won the game 4-1.
17:02 Montreal Brandon Prust: 2 minutes, unsportsmanlike conduct
17:02 Tampa Bay Ben Bishop: 2 minutes, goalie leave crease
17:02 Montreal Carey Price: 2 minutes, goalie leave crease
17:02 Montreal George Parros: 10 minutes, misconduct
17:02 Tampa Bay Radko Gudas: 10 minutes, misconduct
added 4:52pm, Below watch the Tampa broadcast and catch what some people will call a spear from Prust...
Looks like a skate from his teammate Kucherov hit him in the head area.
Ben Bishop left tonight's game against Edmonton with a right wrist/hand injury, reports are he is headed for an x-ray.
added 9:09pm, You can't really see how the injury happened, but check out his blocker hand in the video..
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, has played in six games with the Lightning after being acquired from the Ottawa Senators at the April 3 trade deadline. He has posted a 2-3-0 record with a .916 save percentage and a 3.21 goals-against average. Bishop made his Bolts debut on April 4 at Carolina, stopping all 45 shots he faced for a shutout. He was the second goalie in franchise history to post a shutout in his Lightning debut (Dwayne Roloson, January 4, 2011) and tied the franchise record for most saves in a shutout (Daren Puppa, November 27, 1995). He has played in a total of 19 games this season with Tampa Bay and Ottawa, recording a 10-8-0 record with a .920 save percentage, 2.68 goals-against average and two shutouts.
from Chris Stevenson of the Ottawa Sun,
Is is possible a goaltender can be too tall? At what point does a big guy just not have the agility to be effective? Ben Bishop of the Ottawa Senators is the tallest goaltender to play in the NHL at 6-foot-7. Talking to scouts, other goaltenders and goaltending coaches, there was concern about the size of a 5-hole on a big goaltender and the fact is, it just takes longer for a taller guy to collapse to the ice and close that 5-hole. Bishop said that’s something he has worked on and improved. Senators coach Paul MacLean doesn’t think a goaltender can be too big. “I look at (Bishop) and say, ‘Where’s the net?’ That’s not a bad thing.”
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via John Shannon tweet,
As per @SunGarrioch, the Blues have indeed traded Ben Bishop to Ottawa
note: I would have pointed to Garrioch, but for some reason he has blocked me.
added 11:33am, via Elliotte Friedman tweet,
Bishop must play at least 30 minutes in 17 games, or he will be unrestricted. Even if he doesn’t re-sign, worthy move for Bryan Murray.
added 11:36am, via Jeremy Rutherford tweet,
The compensation for Bishop will be a draft pick, as high as a second-round pick.
Before trading G Ben Bishop to OTT for a 2013 2nd rd pick, STL signed him to a one-year, one-way contract.
That means the 30 minutes in 17 games is tossed out the door.
added 12:02pm, via McKenzie tweet,
Correction: Bishop’s new one-year, one-way deal done with OTT, not St. Louis.
added 1:07pm, Blues release on the trade can be read below…