Ben Bishop RUMORS & NEWS

  • 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

    NHL.com "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

  • Darren Dreger: ‘Price for Ben Bishop has to be significantly high’

    Today's Slapshot "Darren Dreger was on Toronto’s TSN 1050 on Monday morning: On how Andrei Vasilevskiy has signed a three-year contract extension, and on how the Dallas Stars might be a logical choice for the Tampa Bay Lightning when the time comes to trade Ben Bishop: “That would be the target for me too, is..." July 05

  • Amid trade rumors, Ben Bishop awaits Vezina Trophy vote

    Tampa Bay Times "The Capitals' Braden Holtby is a 1-to-30 favorite, per Bovada, to take the honor as the league's top goaltender, voted on by general managers. The Kings' Jonathan Quick is the other finalist. "I would be pleasantly surprised if I won," Bishop, 29, said. "You hear that Holtby has kind of got it..." June 22

  • All 'quiet' on Ben Bishop front — so far

    Tampa Bay Times "The NHL's silly season continues, with the draft this weekend and free agency opening July 1. Beware of fake Twitter accounts and false rumors. There were some reports on social media - from fake accounts like one misrepresenting respected ESPN writer Pierre LeBrun - that Lightning goalie..." June 21

  • Marc-Andre Fleury price too high, Flames turn to Ben Bishop?

    Yahoo! Sports "The trade negotiations between the Pittsburgh Penguins and Calgary Flames for goalie Marc-Andre Fleury appear to have become a “who’s more screwed?” competition. The Penguins seemed pretty screwed. Fleury makes $5.75 million against the cap through 2019, and his no-move clause necessitates..." June 21