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Ben Bishop
Ben Bishop
Goaltender  - TBL
Number: 30
Height: 6' 7"
Weight: 214
Catches: Left
Born: Nov 21, 1986  (Age 27)
Birthplace: Denver, CO, United States
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Drafted: STL / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 3rd (85th overall)
2013-14 SEASON: Appeared in 63 games for the Lightning, setting career-highs for wins (37), goals-against average (2.23), save percentage (.924), shutouts (five) and games played (63)…Ranked fourth in the NHL for wins, seventh for goals-against average, seventh for save percentage and tied for fifth for shutouts with five…Set new Lightning records in a season for wins, save percentage and goals-against average…Moved into second place for most saves in a season in team history with 1,625…Tied for second for most shutouts in a season by a Lightning goalie with five... Missed the final three games of the season with an upper body injury…Recorded a Lightning franchise-best 48 saves on Jan. 19 at CAR…Won eight of his first 10 decisions, a new Lightning record to start a season…2014 Playoffs: Missed all four playoff games with an upper body injury.


CAREER
2012-13: Played in 9 games with the Lightning, compiling a record of 3-4-1 with a 2.99 goals against average and .917 save percentage including a shutout…Recorded a shutout, making 45 saves, in his Lightning debut on 4/4 at CAR…Became the 2nd goalie in Lightning history to notch a shutout in his team debut (Roloson – 1/4/11)…Tied the Lightning franchise record for most saves (45) in a shutout on 4/4 at CAR, matching Daren Puppa (11/27/95)…Acquired from the Ottawa Senators on 4/3 in exchange for Cory Conacher…Played in 13 games with the Senators, compiling a record of 8-5-0 to go along with a 2.45 goals against average, .922 save percentage and 1 shutout…Recorded his 1st shutout of the season on 3/28 vs. NYR, making 24 saves…Played in 13 games with the Binghamton Senators (AHL), posting a record of 8-3-2 to go along with a 2.59 goals against average and .928 save percentage…Represented USA at the 2013 IIHF World Championships, helping them win the Bronze Medal…2011-12: Appeared in 10 games with the Ottawa Senators, posting a record of 3-3-2 to go along with a 2.48 goals-against average and .909 save percentage…Won his Senators debut on 3/6 at TBL in a 7-3 victory, registering 25 saves…Was acquired by the Senators from the St. Louis Blues on 2/26 for a 2nd-round pick…Started in 3 games with Binghamton (AHL), posting a 2-1-0 record…Prior to the trade to Ottawa, had appeared in 38 games with the Peoria Rivermen (AHL), compiling a record of 24-24-0, including 6 shutout victories, which ranked 1st among all AHL goalies…Was recognized as the MVP of the 2012 AHL All-Star Classic in Atlantic City, NJ…Was named to the 2011-12 AHL second all-star team..2010-11: Played in 7 games for the Blues, posting a 3-4-0 with a 2.76 goals-against average and .899 save percentage…Recorded his 1st career shutout on 2/25 at EDM…Appeared in 35 games with Peoria, posting a record of 17-14-2 to accompany a 2.55 goals-against average and .914 save percentage…Played in 1 playoff game with the Rivermen, stopping 17 of 19 shots faced…2009-10: Played in 48 games with Peoria, posting a professional career-high 23 wins and an overall record of 23-18-4 to go along with a 2.77 goals-against average and .901 save percentage…2008-09: Played in 33 games with the Rivermen, posting a record of 15-16-1 with a 2.81 goals-against average and an .897 save percentage…Made his NHL debut with the Blues on 10/24 vs. LAK and saw action in 6 games with St. Louis, posting a 1-1-1 record, 2.94 goals-against average and .893 save percentage…2007-08: Dressed in 5 games with Peoria, posting a 2-2-1 record along with a 2.38 goals-against average and .908 save percentage…Collegiate Career: Played in 99 games over 3 seasons with the University of Maine, compiling a record of 55-35-7 to go along with a 2.29 goals-against average and 5 shutouts…2007-08: Posted a 13-18-0 record in his final year at Maine, finishing with a 2.43 goals-against average and .920 save percentage…Named to the Hockey East second all-star team…2006-07: Played in 34 games with Maine, posting a 21-9-2 record with a 2.14 goals-against average…His 819 saves on the season were 5th-most in a single season at Maine…His goals-against average ranked 8th in the nation and his save percentage ranked 9th…Notched a collegiate personal-best 3 shutouts during the season…2005-06: Played in 31 games his freshman season, notching a record of 21-8-2 with a 2.28 goals-against average…Ranked among the top freshman goaltenders in goals-against average.