Ben Bishop G TB 15 Hrs
Ben Bishop and the Tampa Bay Lightning lost to the Washington Capitals 5-4 via a shootout on Tuesday.
Bishop allowed five goals on 31 shots, with four of those tallies coming from Alex Ovechkin. It's honestly tough to blame him for many, if any, of the tallies he allowed Tuesday. Allowing more than a couple goals is pretty rare for Bishop this season. He's now 15-5-2.
Ben Bishop G TB 6 Days
Ben Bishop was excellent in Thursday's win over the Senators as he stopped 33 of the 34 shots directed at him.
Bishop was been sensational all season and this game was no different. His record is now 15-5-1 after the win while his save percentage is .934 and his GAA is a terrific 1.98.
Ben Bishop G TB 8 Days
Despite holding the Columbus Blue Jackets to a single goal, Ben Bishop still lost for the fifth time this season.
Columbus beat Tampa Bay 1-0 on Tuesday. Bishop has a 1-2-1 record in his last four starts but has only allowed four goals in that span. The 27 year old has a .931 save percentage and a 2.08 goals against average in 20 games this season.
Ben Bishop G TB 16 Days
Ben Bishop stopped all 37 shots he faced Monday as the Lightning cruised to a 5-0 win over the New York Rangers.
Bishop has been exceptional this year and there is certainly no doubt who is the starter in Tampa. His record now stands at 14-3-1 while his GAA is 2.08 and his save percentage is .931.
Ben Bishop G TB 18 Days
Ben Bishop rebounded from two mediocre starts by stopping a career-high 41 shots in Tampa's 1-0 loss to Anaheim Friday night.
Bishop was the Bolts' best player and stopped every shot fired on him by the Ducks. The only goal was a result of teammate Richard Panik knocking the puck over the line following Bishop's stop of a Ryan Getzlaf shot. Bishop was dehydrated after the game and was hooked up to an IV drip for about an hour. He should be fine to start Monday against the Rangers.
Ben Bishop G TB 19 Days
Ben Bishop turned aside 41 of 42 Anaheim shots in Tampa Bay's 1-0 overtime loss Friday night.
Bishop had a great night between the pipes but it wasn't enough because the Lightning failed to score. He still has an impressive 13-3-1 record with a 2.20 goals-against average and .926 save percentage.
Ben Bishop G TB 21 Days
The Kings scored five goals on Ben Bishop in their 5-2 victory Tuesday night.
Bishop, the NHL's co-leader in wins (13), allowed five goals on the first 21 shots as L.A. outshot Tampa Bay 11-2 in the second. Bishop still has a very impressive 13-3-0 record with 2.29 GAA and .921 save percentage.
Ben Bishop G TB 25 Days
Ben Bishop was yanked early in the second period of the Lightning's 6-3 loss to the Coyotes on Saturday night.
Bishop, who played just 21:45, made just 11 of 14 saves in the setback. Bishop had won his last six straight starts and has been sensational this season, so we'll let this one slide. Anders Lindback gave up two goals on 15 shots in relief. Even with the lousy night in net, Bishop still has a 2.11 goals-against average and .927 save percentage. Lindback has struggled, witha 3.17 goals-against average and .875 save percentage.
Ben Bishop G TB 25 Days
Ben Bishop will once again get the call Saturday night against Phoenix.
There has been no bigger goaltending suprise in NHL than Bishop this season. He has been without question one of the league's top netminders and has put himself in a position to start for Team USA at the Olympics. Start Bishop Saturday with confidence.