Tag: Ben Bishop

  • Lightning trade Bishop to Kings

    Lightning trade Bishop to Kings

    The Tampa Bay Lightning traded goaltender Ben Bishop and a fifth-round draft pick in this year’s NHL Entry Draft to the Los Angeles Kings Sunday night in exchange for backup goalie Peter Budaj, defenseman prospect Erik Cernak and a seventh-round pick. Tampa Bay gets a conditional pick, up to a second rounder, depending on Bishop…

  • Two Star Goalies Injured in the Same Game

    Two Star Goalies Injured in the Same Game

    It was a rough night for goaltenders last night, specifically in Tampa Bay where both Ben Bishop and Jimmy Howard were injured in the same game. Bishop’s injury occurred just past the midway point of the first period. It seemed like an innocent play with Red Wings defenseman Nick Jensen firing a shot on goal…

  • Bishop Loses Teeth From Shot- Stays In Game

    Bishop Loses Teeth From Shot- Stays In Game

    Goaltenders naturally are fearless athletes. You have a little crazy to be willing to wear 30 pounds of equipment while trying to stop a hard piece of vulcanized rubber flying close to 100 MPH at you. As a goalie (currently on sabbatical due to injuries) myself, one of my fears is taking a shot to…

  • Ben Bishop goes down with leg injury in Tampa Bay win

    Ben Bishop goes down with leg injury in Tampa Bay win

    The Tampa Bay Lightning opened the Eastern Conference Finals with a 3-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Penguins, but they lost netminder Ben Bishop to an apparent leg injury midway through the first period. Lightning coach Jon Cooper said X-Rays on Bishop came back negative, but he’s unlikely to start Game 2 on Monday. “You’re concerned…

  • NHL Three Stars – What are they using?

    NHL Three Stars – What are they using?

    FIRST STAR – ONDREJ PAVELEC, G, WINNIPEG JETS Ondrej Pavelec captured the NHL’s first star of the week honors by going 3-0-0 with one shutout. He posted great numbers including a .970 save percentage and a 0.97 goals against average. Pavelec’s great week helped the Jets hang on to the second wild card position in the…

  • Brandon Prust and Ben Bishop Trade Blows

    Brandon Prust and Ben Bishop Trade Blows

    Goalie vs Goalie fights are rare and pretty awesome when it does happen. What you don’t normally see is when a player and goalie trade blows away from everyone else. That’s what happened this afternoon when Montreal’s Brandon Prust and Tampa Bay’s Ben Bishop got into it during a commercial break. From the video below,…

  • Bishop Named to Team USA As Reserve

    Bishop Named to Team USA As Reserve

    If there’s any position the United States needed to have as an emergency reserve, it’s goaltender. That’s what USA Hockey did today when Florida GM Dale Tallon, one of the members of the American selection committee, gave Tampa Bay goalie Ben Bishop a phone call Monday afternoon stating that if there is an injury to any…

  • 2013-14 NHL Season Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning

    2013-14 NHL Season Preview: Tampa Bay Lightning

    The upcoming season for the Tampa Bay Lightning will have a new look, with the organization icing a team minus Vincent Lecavalier for the first time in 14 years. They will also have a full season under head coach Jon Cooper, who took over coaching duties after the dismissal of Guy Boucher last March. However,…

  • Ottawa Senators Season Preview: Stanley Cup Bound

    Paul MacLean leads the Ottawa Senators for his second season. Veterans and youth alike returning, the Senators are prime to better last year’s success, perhaps even Stanley Cup bound. Head Coach MacLean came from the Detroit Red Wings as an Assistant Coach for six seasons. Not expecting much out of a team that finished in…