Dirty Dining

Tampa Bay Lightning

Position
G
 
Jersey
30
Name  Ben Bishop
Born  11/21/1986
Height  6-7
Weight  214
Shoots  L
5/29/2015 10:52:00 PM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop joined elite company as he earned his second Game 7 shutout this postseason as Tampa Bay defeated New York, 2-0, and advanced to the Stanley Cup.
Insight: Patrick Roy and Tim Thomas are the only other goaltenders to earn two shutouts in Game 7 in one postseason. Bishop stopped all 22 shots he faced. He finished with a .889 save percentage, but Bishop won four games and that is what counts.
 
5/26/2015 10:26:00 PM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop was pulled during Tuesday's Game 6.
Insight: Bishop allowed five goals on 26 shots, and was done in by the three goals he gave up in the third period. He will be back in net for a do-or-die Game 7.
 
5/25/2015 8:33:00 AM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop stopped all 26 shots he faced to lead Tampa Bay to a 2-0 victory and a 3-2 lead in the series.
Insight: Bishop has stopped 131-of-145 in the series, 90.3 percent. Not great, but good enough to win three games so far and slightly better than Henrik Lundqvist.
 
5/18/2015 10:57:00 PM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop played very well again, saving 35 shots as Tampa Bay beat the New York Rangers, 6-2, in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals on Monday.
Insight: Bishop made a huge save when the Lightning were only leading, 3-2. The big save kept the one-goal lead intact, and enabled Tampa Bay to go on the offensive and score three unanwered goals in the third period. Bishop is 9-6 this postseason.
 
5/16/2015 3:42:00 PM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop played extremely well in Game 1 of the Eastern Conference Finals, but Tampa Bay lost, 2-1.
Insight: The Rangers really dominated Game 1 at times, particularly in the first period, but Bishop made some great saves to keep Tampa Bay in it. The Lightning tied the game on the power play in the third, but Bishop couldn't stop a shot that went off Dominic Moore's body. Bishop finished with 28 saves.
 
5/12/2015 10:22:00 PM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop allowed one goal during the series clincher.
Insight: He faced just 19 total shots, but Bishop was solid all series long. He will not face either Washington or New York in the Conference Finals.
 
4/29/2015 10:13:00 PM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop stopped all 31 shots he faced in Game 7 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals against the Red Wings as Tampa Bay won, 2-0.
Insight: It was only the second time Detroit outshot Tampa Bay in the series, and the Red Wings nearly doubled the Lightning's shot total, 31-16. Bishop also appeared nervous to start the game, but he and his team settled down. With the shutout, Tampa Bay wins the series and advances to the next round to face the Montreal Canadiens.
 
4/21/2015 9:48:00 PM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop continued his inconsistent play in the postseason as Tampa Bay dropped Game 3 of the Eastern Conference Quarterfinals, 3-0, on Tuesday.
Insight: Bishop had a rough Game 1 but responded with a very strong Game 2 to even the series. In Game 3, Bishop allowed two goals on 20 shots to post a .900 save percentage. He has a .897 save percentage in the series, and Detroit leads, 2-1.
 
4/18/2015 5:38:00 PM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop rebounded from a poor Game 1, to defeat the Red Wings in Game 2 on Saturday afternoon.
Insight: He made 23 save on 24 shots for his first career playoff win.
 
4/11/2015 10:23:00 PM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop won his 40th game of the season with a shootout victory over the Bruins on Saturday.
Insight: The victory eliminated the Bruins from playoff contention. Bishop made 36 saves in the win. He finished 40-13-5 in 2014-15.
 
4/4/2015 9:44:00 PM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop pitched a shutout Saturday against the Panthers.
Insight: Bishop was fantastic all night, stopping all 33 shots on goal. He is now 38-13-5 on the season.
 
4/2/2015 10:21:00 PM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop was superb on Thursday in the, 2-1, loss to the Senators on Thursday.
Insight: Bishop allowed the game-winning goal in overtime. He made 32 saves in the loss. Bishop is 37-13-5 this season.
 
3/28/2015 7:29:00 PM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop allowed three goals on 22 shots in the, 4-0, loss to the Red Wings on Saturday.
Insight: Bishop has allowed six goals in the last 30 shots he has faced. Bishop has still been stellar this season, going 36-13-4.
 
3/20/2015 10:15:00 PM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop made 30 saves in the, 3-1, victory over the Red Wings on Friday.
Insight: Bishop allowed just the one goal on the power play. Detroit has the second best power play in the league, so we will cut Bishop some slack on not getting the shutout. He is 35-11-4 this season.
 
3/12/2015 9:54:00 PM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop allowed two goals during Thursday's shootout loss to the Bruins.
Insight: He faced 30 shots on goal and made some big saves throughout the game, but it was not enough. Bishop is now 33-11-4 overall.
 
3/10/2015 10:18:00 PM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop made 19 saves in the shutout victory over the Canadiens on Tuesday.
Insight: Bishop is 33-11-3 this season. He came into the night with a 2.39 GAA and .913 save percentage. Both those numbers are better after Tuesday.
 
2/27/2015 10:17:00 PM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop stopped all 28 shots on goal to record a shutout on Friday night.
Insight: He defeated the blackhawks and looked comfortable all game long. Bishop is now 31-10-3 on the season.
 
Hot2/19/2015 9:33:00 AM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop stopped 24 of 25 shots en route to a 4-1 victory over Anaheim Wednesday night.
Insight: Bishop is putting together a second consecutive highly-effective season. After posting 37 wins in 2013-14, he's 29-10-3 with a 2.42 GAA and .912 save percentage this season. Our only complaint might be the one shutout versus five last season.
 
1/31/2015 10:13:00 PM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop continued his strong season on Saturday night.
Insight: He defeated Columbus by stopping 34-of-35 shots on goal. Bishop is now 26-8-2 on the season.
 
1/29/2015 10:12:00 PM
Description: Lightning goalie Ben Bishop allowed just one goal as Tampa Bay blew out the first place Detroit Red Wings, 5-1.
Insight: The victory actually puts Tampa Bay back in first place of the Atlantic division with 66 points. Bishop made 27 saves to pick up his 25th victory of the season.
 

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