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Ben Bishop | Goalie

Team: Tampa Bay Lightning
Age / DOB:  (28) / 11/21/1986
Ht / Wt:  6'7' / 214
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Ben Bishop will get the start against the Buffalo Sabres on Tuesday night.
Bishop's 31-11-3 record with a .913 save percentage and a 2.39 GAA is pretty good. He's also won each of his five starts versus the Sabres with the Lightning, posting a shutout and allowing just seven goals against. However, he's also racked up 27 Quality Starts against seven Really Bad Starts. His RBS ranks tied for fourth-most in the league. Mar 3 - 5:28 PM

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Ben Bishop allowed four goals on 26 shots in Sunday's 4-3 loss to Florida.

The loss ends Bishop's four-game winning streak. It's the first time since February 12th that Bishop allows more than two goals in a game. The 28-year-old's record falls to 31-11-3 on the season. He is an extremely strong play in standard fantasy leagues down the stretch.
Mar 1 - 8:13 PM

Look for Ben Bishop to start in goal Sunday in the Battle of Florida.

The Lightning will be travelling to Broward to face the Panthers for a 5:00 pm contest. Bishop is coming off a 28-save shutout against a very tough Chicago squad. He is a must start Sunday.
Feb 28 - 11:28 AM

Ben Bishop stopped all 28 shots he faced in Friday's 4-0 win over Chicago.

Bishop has now won four consecutive starts dating back to February 15th. The 28-year-old hasn't allowed more than two goals in any of those four games. His record improves to 31-10-3 and he has a 2.36 goals-against-average and a .914 save percentage this season. He will be one of the better fantasy goaltenders down the stretch.
Feb 27 - 10:50 PM

Ben Bishop will get the start against the Chicago Blackhawks on Friday night.

Bishop comes in having posted a 30-10-3 record through 47 games this season with a .912 save percentage and a 2.41 GAA. He also owns a 2-1-1 record in four career starts with 13 goals against versus Chicago. Though perhaps what's most telling is Bishop's 4-2-1 in seven starts record in February with just 18 goals against.
Feb 27 - 5:44 PM

Ben Bishop set away 20 shots in the Lightning’s 4-2 win over the Coyotes on Saturday night.

Bishop gave up the game’s first goal in the first period and one in the third period. He has won three games in a row, giving up five goals during that span. Bishop sports a 2.41 goals-against average and .912 save percentage this season.
Feb 21 - 10:45 PM

Ben Bishop will get the start versus Arizona on Saturday night.

Bishop comes into his 47th match this season with a record of 29-10-3 with 104 goals against. He's 3-2-1 in six starts in February with 16 goals against. Start with confidence.
Feb 21 - 7:45 PM

Ben Bishop turned aside 24-of-25 shots fired his way in a 4-1 win over Anaheim on Wednesday.

Bishop picked up his 29th win of the year and his third in four starts. He has bounced back from a few poor performances to go on this nice streak. The 28 year-old remains one of the best fantasy options at goalie as long as he is the starter for one of the best teams in the league in Tampa Bay. He has a 2.42 GAA and .912 save percentage in 46 appearances this year.
Feb 19 - 2:06 AM

Ben Bishop is still Tampa Bay's starting goaltender.

He has had a couple of lackluster performances in his past four outings, but he won't be losing the number one gig to Andrei Vasilevskiy yet. "To go back to me against Anaheim meant a lot to me," Bishop said of coach Jon Cooper's decision. "Coop and I have been doing this together now, and it's nice to know that he has my back and trusts me to get a big win against a big team." Bishop also played well against San Jose on Sunday in his last start. Vasilevskiy is slated to be Tampa Bay's netminder of the future, but Bishop still has plenty to give.
Feb 18 - 11:33 AM

Ben Bishop made 33 saves in Sunday's 5-2 win in San Jose.

The Lightning hadn't won a game in San Jose since 2003. Tampa Bay gave Bishop plenty of goal-support tonight. East coast teams tend to struggle when they go out west, but Bishop and the Lightning got the job done. His record improves to an impressive 28-10-3 this season, but his 2.45 goals-against-average and .911 save percentage are mediocre at best.
Feb 15 - 10:42 PM

Look for Ben Bishop to start in goal Sunday against San Jose.

The Bolts want to start off their western road trip on a strong note and will almost certainly turn to Bishop who will be looking to rebound after a poor game Thursday against the Blues in which he allowed five goals on 34 shots and was pulled after two periods. Bear in mind, that Bishop's struggles as of late have more to do with a breakdown in the Tampa defense than with Bishop sliding.
Feb 14 - 11:54 AM

Ben Bishop made 29 saves on 34 shots on Thursday night and watched the third period on the bench in a 6-3 loss to St. Louis.

Down 5-2 going into the final frame, the Bolts yanked their starter and let Andrei Vasilevskiy finish off the game. Bishop falls to 27-10-3 with a 2.47 goals against average and .910 save percentage this season. He has an .854 save percentage and 4.30 goals against average in four games so far in February.
Feb 12 - 10:59 PM

Ben Bishop will get the start Thursday night against the team that drafted him 85th overall in 2005, the St. Louis Blues.

Bishop's excellent season continues as he tests his 27-9-3 record with 96 goals against through 43 games thus far. He's 6-3-1 over his last ten starts with 23 goals against, and six of those games saw two or fewer pucks beat him. For what it's worth, Bishop is 1-1-1 with seven goals against his former team.
Feb 12 - 5:47 PM

Ben Bishop stopped 25 of 28 shots in Sunday's 5-3 win over Anaheim.

Don't let the two-goal scoreline fool you, this game was over in a hurry. The Lightning had a 3-0 lead after the first period and they increased that to 5-1 early in the third period. Bishop improves his record to 27-9-3 and he has a 2.38 goals-against-average and a .912 save percentage.
Feb 8 - 8:28 PM

Ben Bishop's teammates said they left their goaltender out to dry in Saturday's loss to Los Angeles.

Bishop was pulled at the start of the second period after allowing three goals in the first. "It was just unorthodoxed for us some of the goals we gave up,’’ defenseman Mark Barberio said. "We left Bish hanging out to dry, and we picked it up in the second and third, but it was too late, they already had three. They are a well structured team, they know how to shut other teams down and that’s what they did. We didn’t come out strong enough in the first and that’s how they won it.’’
Feb 8 - 10:51 AM

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PosRoleName
C1Steve Stamkos
2Tyler Johnson
3Valtteri Filppula
4Brian Boyle
5Cedric Paquette
LW1Ondrej Palat
2Jonathan Drouin
3Alex Killorn
4Brenden Morrow
RW1Ryan Callahan
2Nikita Kucherov
3J.T. Brown
D1Victor Hedman
2Jason Garrison
3Anton Stralman
4Matt Carle
5Braydon Coburn
6Andrej Sustr
7Mark Barberio
8Nikita Nesterov
9Mattias Ohlund
G1Ben Bishop
2Andrei Vasilevskiy