Ben Bishop RUMORS & NEWS

  • Bishop says health not an issue — important, since he’s signed ’til 2023

    Pro Hockey Talk "After announcing they’d signed Ben Bishop to a $29.5 million deal, the Stars faced some questions about the term they handed out: Six years. It’s a pretty lengthy contract for a guy that turns 31 this fall, and has dealt with his fair share of injury problems. But according to Bishop, there..." May 12

  • Stars announce 6-year contract for Ben Bishop at $29.5 million

    Sports Day "Dallas Stars General Manager Jim Nill announced today that the club has signed goaltender Ben Bishop to a six-year, $29.5-million contract extension. Bishop, 30, was acquired by the Stars on May 9 in a deal that sent a fourth round selection in the 2017 NHL Draft, originally Montreal's, to Los..." May 12

  • Bishop has ‘good relationship’ with Hitch, and that’s important

    Sports Day "The Stars on Tuesday went a long way in solving their biggest problem on the ice, acquiring the rights to goalie Ben Bishop from the Los Angeles Kings for a fourth-round draft pick. Bishop, 30, can become an unrestricted free agent on July 1, but he and Stars general manager Jim Nill said they..." May 10

  • Stars acquire rights to Ben Bishop from Kings

    Sportsnet "The Dallas Stars have acquired the rights to pending free agent goaltender Ben Bishop from the Los Angeles Kings. Bishop had a 2.54 goals-against average and .910 save percentage in 39 games this past season, split with the Kings and Tampa Bay Lightning. He is a two-time Vezina finalist with..." May 09

  • Makes sense Flames and Stars would ask about Bishop

    Fanrag Sports "NHL Insider Pierre LeBrun tweeted Monday morning that a couple of teams have inquired with the Los Angeles Kings about trading for the rights to pending unrestricted free agent goaltender Ben Bishop. He also noted this was similar to what the Carolina Hurricanes did on Friday when they secured..." May 02

  • The Ben Bishop market is reportedly heating up

    Pro Hockey Talk "There’s been significant goalie movement already this offseason, so no surprise suitors are now jockeying for Ben Bishop‘s services. Per TSN’s Pierre LeBrun, a “couple of teams” spoke to Los Angeles about acquiring the rights to Bishop, who becomes an unrestricted free agent on July 1...." May 01

  • Ben Bishop sits atop Calgary Flames off-season to-do list

    Sportsnet "Last year they danced, this year it’s bound to get more serious. Following the dramatic collapse of Brian Elliott in the two most important games of the season, the Calgary Flames will undoubtedly be looking elsewhere for their next starting goaltender. And the most logical target will be a..." April 21

  • Newly crowned Kings goalie Ben Bishop: Trade was a 'shock,' but he can 'feel the urgency' in L.A.

    ESPN "ESPN.com: How did you find out that you were headed to Los Angeles? Ben Bishop: I was just sitting there. I think it was six o'clock at night, and I got a call from [Tampa GM] Steve Yzerman. Obviously, I knew something had happened. And he called me and told me that he'd traded me to L.A. It..." March 08

  • Tampa Bay trades Ben Bishop to Los Angeles for Peter Budaj, prospect Erik Cernak and draft picks

    NHL.com "The Tampa Bay Lightning traded goaltender Ben Bishop and a fifth-round pick in the 2017 NHL Draft to the Los Angeles Kings on Sunday for goaltender Peter Budaj, defenseman Erik Cernak, a seventh-round pick in 2017 and a conditional pick in this year's draft. Bishop is in the final year of a..." February 27

  • Lightning’s Yzerman not biting on low offers for Bishop

    Sportsnet "It didn’t get a ton of play during All-Star Weekend, but there’s bad news for your favourite NHL team. The cap will be flat for next year. “Oh yeah, really looking forward to it,” one GM said Tuesday. Commissioner Gary Bettman discussed it after his formal media conference, saying there are..." February 04

  • Ben Bishop will start for Lightning vs. Sabres

    NHL.com "Goalie Ben Bishop will start for the Tampa Bay Lightning against the Buffalo Sabres at Amalie Arena on Thursday (7:30 p.m. SUN, MSG-B, NHL.TV) after missing nine games because of a lower-body injury. Bishop, 30, last played Dec. 20, when he removed himself in the first period of a 4-1 win..." January 12

  • Ben Bishop out 3-4 weeks with lower-body injury

    Sportsnet "Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop will be out the next 3-4 weeks with a lower-body injury. Bishop injured himself during Tuesday’s game against the Detroit Red Wings after stretching his right leg out to make a save against defenceman Nick Jensen. Primary goaltending duties will fall..." December 21

  • Lightning goalie Ben Bishop leaves win over Red Wings with unknown injury

    Tampa Bay Times "It's bad enough the Lightning is dealing with injuries to top players like Steven Stamkos and Nikita Kucherov. It got even worse Tuesday as goalie Ben Bishop left a 4-1 victory over the Red Wings in the first period with a lower body injury and did not return. It's unclear what the injury..." December 21

  • Uncertain time for Lightning's Bishop

    Tampa Bay Times "With Ben Bishop nearly getting traded to the Flames last summer, you'd think there might be some reflection by the Lightning goaltender heading into tonight's game at the Saddledome. You'd also be wrong. "Zero thoughts," Bishop said. "It's over and done with." But Bishop, 30, felt it was..." December 15