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Ben Bishop

30-Year-Old Goalie – Los Angeles Kings

2016-17 NHL Stats

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18

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15

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1

GAA

2.54

SV%

.910

2016-17 NHL Projections

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2016-17 Fantasy Hockey Outlook

The Bolts are blessed with two No. 1 goalies in Bishop and Andrei Vasilevskiy. Bishop is an elite netminder who has been a Vezina finalist in two of his last three seasons. But he's older (29) and much more expensive ($5.95 million) than his Russian teammate ($925,000). He's...

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SHOOTS: Left   HT: 6' 7"   WT: 216   DOB: 11/21/1986   BORN: Denver, Colorado   DRAFTED: 3rd Rd, #85 Overall in 2005   Show ContractHide Contract

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Ben Bishop Contract Information:

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

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Ben Bishop NHL Stats
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  Goalie Stats
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 27 NHL TB 62 40 13 5 4 2.32 136 1620 1484 .916
2015-16 28 NHL TB 61 35 21 4 6 2.06 123 1672 1549 .926
2016-17 29 NHL LA 7 2 3 2 0 2.49 17 170 153 .900
2016-17 29 NHL TB 32 16 12 3 1 2.55 77 870 793 .911
2016-17 Proj 29 NHL LA 60 Subscribe now to see our 2016-17 projections for Ben Bishop

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Ben Bishop – Playing Time Overview

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#2Goalie
  1. Jonathan Quick
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Los Angeles Kings

2016-17 Time On Ice Stats

56:39

Average Time On Ice

On average, Ben Bishop was on the ice for 56:39.

Year Ice Time
2015-16 58:46
2016-17 58:34
2016-17 56:39

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2016-17 NHL Game Log   Ben Bishop
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Date Opp W L OTL GAA GA SA SV SV%
Apr 9 @ANA Did Not Play
Apr 8 CHI Did Not Play
Apr 6 CGY 0 1 0 4.07 4 24 20 .833
Apr 4 EDM Did Not Play
Apr 2 ARI Did Not Play
Mar 31 @VAN Did Not Play
Mar 29 @CGY 1 0 0 1.02 1 26 25 .962
Mar 28 @EDM Did Not Play
Mar 25 NYR Did Not Play
Mar 23 WPG 1 0 0 2.03 2 21 19 .905
Mar 20 @EDM Did Not Play
Mar 19 @CGY 0 1 0 2.61 2 16 14 .875
Mar 16 BUF Did Not Play
Mar 14 ARI 0 0 1 1.85 2 32 30 .938
Mar 13 STL Did Not Play
Mar 11 WAS Did Not Play
Mar 9 NAS Did Not Play
Mar 4 VAN 0 1 0 4.21 4 21 17 .810
Mar 2 TOR Did Not Play
Feb 28 @CGY 0 0 1 1.97 2 30 28 .933
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Feb 27 @MIN Did Not Play
Feb 25 ANA Did Not Play
Feb 23 @TAM Did Not Play
Feb 21 @TAM 1 0 0 1.00 1 21 20 .952
Feb 19 @COL 1 0 0 1.94 2 29 27 .931
Feb 18 @DAL Did Not Play
Feb 11 @WPG 1 0 0 1.00 1 33 32 .970
Feb 10 @MIN Did Not Play
Feb 7 @TAM 1 0 0 0.00 0 28 28 1.000
Feb 4 @TAM 1 0 0 1.88 2 16 14 .875
Feb 2 @TAM Did Not Play
Jan 31 @TAM 0 1 0 4.21 4 35 31 .886
Jan 26 @FLA Did Not Play
Jan 24 @CHI Did Not Play
Jan 21 @ARI 0 1 0 7.50 5 17 12 .706
Jan 19 @SAN Did Not Play
Jan 17 @ANA 0 0 1 2.00 2 21 19 .905
Jan 16 TAM 1 0 0 1.00 1 32 31 .969
Jan 13 @TAM Did Not Play
Jan 12 @TAM 1 0 0 2.00 2 26 24 .923
Jan 8 @PIT Did Not Play
Jan 7 @PHI Did Not Play
Jan 5 @TAM Did Not Play
Jan 3 @TAM Did Not Play
Dec 31 @TAM Did Not Play
Dec 29 @TAM Did Not Play
Dec 28 @TAM Did Not Play
Dec 23 @WAS Did Not Play
Dec 22 @TAM Did Not Play
Dec 20 @TAM 0 0 0 0.00 0 4 4 1.000
Dec 17 @EDM 0 0 1 1.88 2 32 30 .938
Dec 16 @VAN Did Not Play
Dec 14 @CGY 1 0 0 3.05 3 22 19 .864
Dec 10 @TAM Did Not Play
Dec 8 @TAM 0 1 0 6.00 4 20 16 .800
Dec 4 @CAR 0 0 1 1.00 1 30 29 .967
Dec 3 @TAM 1 0 0 0.92 1 35 34 .971
Dec 1 @STL 0 1 0 1.67 1 10 9 .900
Nov 29 @CLM Did Not Play
Nov 27 @BOS 0 1 0 4.00 4 30 26 .867
Nov 25 @TAM 0 1 0 5.56 5 38 33 .868
Nov 23 @TAM Did Not Play
Nov 21 @NAS 0 1 0 3.10 3 30 27 .900
Nov 19 @PHI Did Not Play
Nov 17 @BUF 1 0 0 1.00 1 33 32 .970
Nov 15 @DET 1 0 0 3.05 3 28 25 .893
Nov 14 @NYI Did Not Play
Nov 12 @TAM 0 1 0 3.16 3 20 17 .850
Nov 10 @TAM Did Not Play
Nov 7 @FLA 0 1 0 2.07 2 31 29 .935
Nov 5 @TAM 1 0 0 1.00 1 38 37 .974
Nov 3 @TAM Did Not Play
Nov 1 @NYI 1 0 0 1.00 1 27 26 .963
Oct 30 @NYR 0 1 0 6.00 6 37 31 .838
Oct 29 @NJD Did Not Play
Oct 27 @MON 0 1 0 2.07 2 25 23 .920
Oct 25 @TOR 1 0 0 3.00 3 43 40 .930
Oct 22 @OTT Did Not Play
Oct 20 @TAM 0 1 0 4.36 4 16 12 .750
Oct 18 @TAM 1 0 0 2.86 3 31 28 .903
Oct 15 @TAM Did Not Play
Oct 13 @TAM 1 0 0 4.07 4 32 28 .875

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

Bishop will be in the crease for Thursday's game against Calgary, Elliott Teaford of the Southern California News Group reports.

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Bishop saved 25 of 26 shots during Wednesday's win over Calgary.

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Bishop will tend the twine Wednesday against the Flames, Jon Rosen of LA Kings Insider reports.

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Bishop earned his first win as a King, stopping 19 of 21 shots Thursday against the Jets.

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Bishop will defend the cage Thursday, squaring off against the Jets at home.

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Bishop allowed two goals on 23 shots before falling, 3-2, in a shootout to the visiting Coyotes on Tuesday.

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Bishop is in line to start in net Tuesday against the Coyotes, Jon Rosen of LA Kings Insider reports.

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Bishop gave up four goals on 21 shots in Saturday's loss to the Canucks.

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Bishop will patrol the crease Saturday as the home starter versus the Canucks, Ben Kuzma of the Vancouver Province reports.

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Bishop allowed two goals on 30 shots in Tuesday's 2-1 overtime loss against the Flames.

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Bishop led his team onto the ice for warmups, confirming that he will make his Kings debut Tuesday in Calgary.

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Bishop is expected to make his Kings debut Tuesday night versus the Flames, Jon Rosen of LA Kings Insider reports.

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RotoWire's Preseason Outlooks

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2015-16

In two short seasons, Bishop has become one of the top goaltenders in the NHL. He came within two wins of bringing Lord Stanley to Tampa Bay and did it while playing on a torn groin. Big Ben has 77 wins in the last two years, including 40 last season, and delivers great ratios for his owners. He’ll likely be among the first five twinetenders to go off the board on draft day, so if you want him, jump on him early. The only caveat? Bishop is in the first year of a two-year, $11.9 million contract and will most certainly be due a big raise. It remains to be seen if the Bolts will ink him to that massive deal or deal him away and roll with stud backup Andrei Vasilevskiy. In the short term, that situation shouldn’t affect your thinking of Bishop. But long term, his value may change if he’s moved to a team with less depth and structure in place.

2014-15

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 and Pekka Rinne since the 2010-11 season. Not only is he a stud, but he's also playing for a huge payday; he's on the last year of a $2.2 million deal and is due for a massive raise. He'll get it on the heels of another fantastic season. Take advantage if you have the opportunity.

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 Anderson’s 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

It’s 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 Halak’s backup. The big question is if Bishop is ready for the NHL. He got a brief look-see with the Blues when Halak’s hand injury forced him to sidelines in February. And while Bishop’s overall numbers were not great, a lot of the damage occurred in two bad periods and the team in front of him wasn’t 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.