Ben Bishop RUMORS & NEWS

  • Ben Bishop will start for Lightning vs. Sabres "Goalie Ben Bishop will start for the Tampa Bay Lightning against the Buffalo Sabres at Amalie Arena on Thursday (7:30 p.m. SUN, MSG-B, NHL.TV) after missing nine games because of a lower-body injury. Bishop, 30, last played Dec. 20, when he removed himself in the first period of a 4-1 win..." January 12

  • Ben Bishop out 3-4 weeks with lower-body injury

    Sportsnet "Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop will be out the next 3-4 weeks with a lower-body injury. Bishop injured himself during Tuesday’s game against the Detroit Red Wings after stretching his right leg out to make a save against defenceman Nick Jensen. Primary goaltending duties will fall..." December 21

  • Lightning goalie Ben Bishop leaves win over Red Wings with unknown injury

    Tampa Bay Times "It's bad enough the Lightning is dealing with injuries to top players like Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov. It got even worse Tuesday as goalie Ben Bishop left a 4-1 victory over the Red Wings in the first period with a lower body injury and did not return. It's unclear what the injury..." December 21

  • Uncertain time for Lightning's Bishop

    Tampa Bay Times "With Ben Bishop nearly getting traded to the Flames last summer, you'd think there might be some reflection by the Lightning goaltender heading into tonight's game at the Saddledome. You'd also be wrong. "Zero thoughts," Bishop said. "It's over and done with." But Bishop, 30, felt it was..." December 15

  • Lightning goalie Ben Bishop loses teeth on shot, stays in game

    Sportsnet "This is something you don’t see every day. From a goalie, at least. Sure, hockey players are known for their beauty smiles that feature gaps of missing teeth. Brent Burns, with his beard, has made a lifestyle of this look. But most of the time, the reason why players are missing teeth is..." October 26

  • The intersecting paths of USA goalies Quick, Schneider and Bishop to World Cup Hockey

    SI "A collective revelation was recently had by the three goaltenders on Team U.S.A., and those sensitive to spoilers should know that fate will ensure this particular matter occurs sometime soon. Bear with us, though, because the parameters take time to explain. Start in March 2004, at an ice rink..." September 14

  • Ben Bishop happy, relieved to play in World Cup "The scene at Consol Energy Center on May 13 was frightening. There was Tampa Bay Lightning goalie Ben Bishop, competing in the Eastern Conference Final for a second straight season, writhing in agony less than 13 minutes into Game 1 against the Pittsburgh Penguins. While scrambling to get..." September 13

  • Yzerman coy on keeping both Bishop and Vasilevskiy: 'Maybe, maybe not'

    Tampa Bay Times "With an expansion draft looming, the prevailing assumption is that the Lightning will have to move either goalie Ben Bishop or backup Andrei Vasilevskiy by February's trade deadline. Not so fast. "Maybe, maybe not," Lightning GM Steve Yzerman told the Times Thursday. Yzerman said not only..." September 09

  • Bishop: Trade to Flames was 'close,' discussed extension

    Tampa Bay Times "Lightning goalie Ben Bishop thought he was headed to Calgary. Bishop, 29, the two-time Vezina Trophy finalist, was one of the league's most sought-after trade targets during the June NHL Draft in Buffalo. The Flames, in need of a No. 1 goalie, were hot on his trail and received permission from..." September 02

  • On Ben Bishop, and his uncertain future in Tampa Bay

    Pro Hockey Talk "On the surface, the whole thing just doesn’t seem fair. In this corner we have Ben Bishop — at 6-foot-7, the tallest netminder in NHL history — coming off a banner campaign in which he cemented himself as one of the game’s elite. Those covering Bolts almost unanimously agreed Bishop was the..." August 30

  • Lightning’s Ben Bishop Set to Return to Ice on Tuesday

    The Hockey Writers "Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop is set to make his return to the ice on Tuesday for the first time this offseason since suffering an injury during the 2016 Stanley Cup playoffs reported ESPN’s Joe McDonald on Monday. MacDonald reported that Bishop spent the first half of the summer..." July 26

  • Lightning's Bishop unveils World Cup mask

    The Score "Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop is gearing up for the World Cup of Hockey." July 23