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Ben Bishop

27-Year-Old Goalie – Tampa Bay Lightning

2013-14 NHL Stats

W

37

L

14

SO

5

GAA

2.23

SV%

.924

2014-15 NHL Projections

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2014-15 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

Bishop blew the doors off Tampa Bay last season and ended up getting a Vezina nomination for his efforts. The question will be whether he can replicate his performance. Bishop isn't just a one-hit wonder - he has a better cumulative save percentage (.921) than Carey Price an...

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STATUS:  Day-To-Day    INJURY:  Wrist    EST. RETURN:  9/15/2014
SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 7"   WT: 214   DOB: 11/21/1986
BORN: Denver, Colorado   DRAFTED: 3rd Rd, #85 Overall in 2005   Show ContractHide Contract

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Signed a two-year, $11.9 million extension with the Lightning in August 2014.

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Bishop (wrist) began facing shots last week for the fist time since undergoing surgery, Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Ben Bishop NHL Stats
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Season Age League Team GP W L OTL SO GAA GA SA SV SV%
2008-09 21 6 1 1 1 0 2.93 12 112 100 .893
2010-11 23 NHL STL 7 3 4 0 1 2.76 17 168 151 .899
2011-12 24 NHL OTT 10 3 3 2 0 2.48 22 243 221 .909
2012-13 25 NHL OTT 13 8 5 0 1 2.45 31 399 368 .922
2012-13 25 NHL TB 9 3 4 1 1 2.99 25 302 277 .917
2013-14 26 NHL TB 63 37 14 7 5 2.23 133 1758 1625 .924
2014-15 Proj 27 NHL TB 65 Subscribe now to see our 2014-15 projections for Ben Bishop

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Time On Ice Stats

56:56

Average Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Ben Bishop was on the ice for 56:56.

5:23

Average Power Play Time On Ice in 2013-14

During an average game, Ben Bishop was on the ice for 5:23 during power plays.

Year Ice Time Power Play Ice Time
2012-13 58:19 3:42
2012-13 55:50 3:42
2013-14 56:56 5:23

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Ben Bishop 2013-14 NHL Game Log
Date Opponent W L OTL GAA GA SA SV SV%
Apr. 22 at MON Did Not Play
Apr. 20 at MON Did Not Play
Apr. 18 MON Did Not Play
Apr. 16 MON Did Not Play
Apr. 13 at WAS Did Not Play
Apr. 11 CLS Did Not Play
Apr. 10 PHI Did Not Play
Apr. 8 TOR 0 0 0 0.00 0 3 3 1.000
Apr. 5 DAL 0 1 0 5.36 5 28 23 .821
Apr. 3 CGY 0 1 0 3.10 3 24 21 .875
Apr. 1 MON 1 0 0 1.00 1 26 25 .962
Mar. 30 at DET 0 1 0 3.10 3 30 27 .900
Mar. 29 at BUF 1 0 0 1.97 2 28 26 .929
Mar. 27 NYI 1 0 0 1.88 2 27 25 .926
Mar. 24 OTT 0 0 1 2.81 3 32 29 .906
Mar. 22 at PIT Did Not Play
Mar. 20 at OTT 1 0 0 4.07 4 31 27 .871
Mar. 19 at TOR 1 0 0 3.00 3 39 36 .923
Mar. 17 VAN 1 0 0 3.00 3 28 25 .893
Mar. 15 NJ 1 0 0 0.00 0 23 23 1.000
Mar. 13 FLA 1 0 0 4.00 4 27 23 .852
Mar. 10 PHO 0 0 1 2.81 3 20 17 .850
Mar. 8 BOS 0 0 1 2.77 3 32 29 .906
Mar. 6 BUF Did Not Play
Mar. 4 at STL 0 1 0 3.10 3 28 25 .893
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Mar. 2 at COL 0 1 0 4.14 4 33 29 .879
Mar. 1 at DAL 1 0 0 2.00 2 41 39 .951
Feb. 27 at NSH 0 1 0 3.10 3 29 26 .897
Feb. 8 DET 1 0 0 2.00 2 33 31 .939
Feb. 6 TOR 0 0 0 1.50 1 22 21 .955
Feb. 4 at MIN 0 1 0 2.07 2 26 24 .923
Feb. 1 at MON 1 0 0 0.94 1 29 28 .966
Jan. 30 at OTT 0 0 0 60.00 1 1 0 .000
Jan. 28 at TOR 0 1 0 3.10 3 26 23 .885
Jan. 25 COL 1 0 0 2.03 2 27 25 .926
Jan. 23 OTT 1 0 0 2.77 3 36 33 .917
Jan. 19 at CAR 1 0 0 3.00 3 51 48 .941
Jan. 18 SJ 0 1 0 5.17 5 32 27 .844
Jan. 16 NYI 0 0 1 0.94 1 30 29 .967
Jan. 14 at NYR 1 0 0 1.02 1 34 33 .971
Jan. 13 at CLS Did Not Play
Jan. 11 at PHI Did Not Play
Jan. 9 WAS Did Not Play
Jan. 7 at WPG Did Not Play
Jan. 5 at EDM 0 0 0 15.00 1 1 0 .000
Jan. 3 at CGY 1 0 0 0.00 0 19 19 1.000
Jan. 1 at VAN 1 0 0 2.00 2 30 28 .933
Dec. 29 NYR Did Not Play
Dec. 28 MON 0 0 1 0.92 1 21 20 .952
Dec. 23 at FLA 1 0 0 1.00 1 29 28 .966
Dec. 21 CAR 1 0 0 1.94 2 27 25 .926
Dec. 19 NSH Did Not Play
Dec. 17 at NYI 1 0 0 1.90 2 34 32 .941
Dec. 15 at DET 1 0 0 0.00 0 28 28 1.000
Dec. 14 at NJ Did Not Play
Dec. 12 DET 1 0 0 0.92 1 29 28 .966
Dec. 10 at WAS 0 0 1 4.62 5 31 26 .839
Dec. 7 WPG Did Not Play
Dec. 5 OTT 1 0 0 1.00 1 34 33 .971
Dec. 3 at CLS 0 1 0 1.03 1 21 20 .952
Nov. 29 PIT 0 1 0 2.03 2 28 26 .929
Nov. 27 PHI Did Not Play
Nov. 25 NYR 1 0 0 0.00 0 37 37 1.000
Nov. 22 at ANH 0 0 1 0.94 1 42 41 .976
Nov. 21 at SJ Did Not Play
Nov. 19 at LA 0 1 0 5.08 5 31 26 .839
Nov. 16 at PHO 0 0 0 8.57 3 14 11 .786
Nov. 14 ANH 1 0 0 1.02 1 25 24 .960
Nov. 12 at MON 1 0 0 0.92 1 29 28 .966
Nov. 11 at BOS Did Not Play
Nov. 9 at DET 1 0 0 1.90 2 27 25 .926
Nov. 7 EDM 1 0 0 2.00 2 40 38 .950
Nov. 2 STL 1 0 0 2.03 2 30 28 .933
Nov. 1 at CAR 1 0 0 0.00 0 31 31 1.000
Oct. 29 at NJ 0 1 0 2.03 2 22 20 .909
Oct. 27 at FLA Did Not Play
Oct. 26 BUF 1 0 0 2.03 2 22 20 .909
Oct. 24 CHI 1 0 0 4.92 5 43 38 .884
Oct. 19 BOS 0 1 0 6.86 4 17 13 .765
Oct. 17 MIN 1 0 0 1.02 1 26 25 .962
Oct. 15 LA 1 0 0 1.02 1 31 30 .968
Oct. 12 PIT Did Not Play
Oct. 10 FLA 1 0 0 2.03 2 21 19 .905
Oct. 8 at BUF 1 0 0 1.97 2 23 21 .913
Oct. 5 at CHI 1 0 0 1.88 2 39 37 .949
Oct. 3 at BOS Did Not Play

Ben Bishop: Past News Updates   ( ▲ View most recent update )

Bishop (wrist), who signed a two-year, $11.9 million extension Saturday, said that his recovery from wrist surgery has limited his offseason training, Erik Erlendsson of the Tampa Tribune reports.

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Bishop (wrist) signed a two-year, $11.9 million contract extension with the Lightning on Saturday, NHL.com reports.

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Bishop (wrist) "seems on track" for training camp, reports Joe Smith of the Tampa Bay Times. Bishop underwent surgery on his right wrist at the end of April.

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Bishop said he's almost 100 recovered from the dislocated elbow that knocked him out of the postseason, Terry Koshan of the Toronto Sun reports.

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Bishop underwent successful surgery on his wrist Tuesday and is expected to require three-to-four months of recovery time, Erik Erlendsson of the Tampa Tribune reports.

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Bishop (wrist, elbow) is a finalist for the Vezina trophy as the NHL's best goalie.

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Bishop will undergo offseason surgery to repair his right wrist, Erik Erlendsson of the Tampa Tribune reports.

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Bishop (elbow) revealed that his elbow injury was a dislocation, but that he might have returned by Game 5 or 6, according to TSN's Darren Dreger.

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Bishop (elbow) skated on his own for about 20 minutes on Monday, the Tampa Tribune reports.

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Bishop (elbow) faced shots during morning skate Friday for the first time in over a week, the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Coach Jon Cooper indicated Thursday that he does not to expect to see Bishop (elbow) play "anytime soon," Damian Cristodero of the Tampa Bay Times reports.

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Bishop (elbow) was on the ice in full gear for 35 minutes Thursday, Renaud Lavoie of TVA Sports reports.

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2013-14

Bishop didn't exactly knock the doors off the Bolts' dressing room after he arrived in Tampa Bay last year. He was fine, but not spectacular with some rather pedestrian numbers (3-4-0, .917 and 2.99). Still, he's quick and technically sound for a guy built like a giraffe (6-7, 215), and has the intangibles to be an NHL starter. But he and Anders Lindback will likely end up in a platoon this season, with the Bolts rolling whomever has the hottest hand. Utlimately, Bishop may emerge as the clear-cut starter, but that won't happen this season. Adjust your expectations accordingly.

2012-13

Acquired for a 2013 second-round draft pick in late February, Bishop was immediately thrown into the lineup to play for the injured Craig Anderson, who suffered a freak injury to his hand while cutting chicken after a game against Washington on February 22nd. The 25-year old Bishop spent several years in the Blues organization developing his technique and he played quite well for the Sens after being dealt to the team, going 3-3-2 with a .909 save percentage and a 2.48 goals-against average. He has the inside track on serving as Andersonís backup this season and if he does beat out goaltending prospect Robin Lehner, Bishop should get a solid 15-20 games in. Remember his name in keeper leagues, as the towering netminder has a bright future.

2011-12

Itís been three long years between the pipes for the AHL Peoria Rivermen, but Bishop will get an opportunity to be a full-time No. 2 goaltender in the NHL. The Blues are going to give him a chance to compete in training camp to be Jaroslav Halakís backup. The big question is if Bishop is ready for the NHL. He got a brief look-see with the Blues when Halakís hand injury forced him to sidelines in February. And while Bishopís overall numbers were not great, a lot of the damage occurred in two bad periods and the team in front of him wasnít playing very well at the time. As a backup, the Blues would only be looking for him to play 20-25 games.

2010-11

Bishop emerged as the No. 1 goalie for Peoria of the AHL, and improved his play, despite backstopping a porous defense. With the top two goalies established in St. Louis, Bishop will return to Peoria to form a tandem with the rising Jake Allen (juniors last year). The organization likes both goalies and will give each an opportunity in the AHL, to see who gets a leg up in the competition to back up Jaroslav Halak in 2011. Ty Conklin will serve in that capacity this season.

2009-10

Bishop is slated for another season in Peoria of the AHL. He'll get regular starts and coaching from the recently hired Ed Belfour. There's not much in his way on the NHL roster, as Chris Mason is in the final year of his contract, and Ty Conklin is viewed as a backup.

2008-09

Bishop is likely to get the bulk of playing time for the Peoria Rivermen of the AHL this season as the Blues determine if and when he is able to step up to the NHL. A solid season this year may get him there next season. Even if injuries hit Manny Legace or Chris Mason, it's unlikely Bishop would get much playing time this year but the Blues would love to see the hometown product between the pipes soon.

2007-08

Bishop recently underwent surgery to repair torn cartilage in his left knee. That alone makes him a longshot to crack the Blues' roster this year. Look for Bishop to spend another season at the college level.