Palat a game-time decision, Cooper said, and added not to expect to see Bishop (elbow) "any time soon."
No Bishop for Game 1 for Tampa Bay Lightning vs. Montreal Canadiens.
Ben Bishop not ruled out for start of playoffs, will not play in final 3 games, then assessed next week to see where he's at
Tampa Bay Times "Ben Bishop will sit out the final three games of the regular season, and the Lightning goaltender's availability for the first round of the playoffs is uncertain. Though coach Jon Cooper did not rule out Bishop playing in the first round, which is expected to be against the Canadiens, he did..." April 09
Fansided "When the Tampa Bay Lightning headed into the Canadian Tire Centre to faceoff with the Ottawa Senators tonight, they were prepared for a tough game; however, nothing could prepare them for what would happen in the opening minutes. Tampa Bay Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop was forced to leave the..." January 30
NHL.com "Do the Tampa Bay Lightning play differently when Ben Bishop is in the net as opposed to Anders Lindback? "That's a hard question to ask," Lightning coach Jon Cooper said. It's because Cooper and his players don't want it to appear like they're throwing Lindback under the bus and blaming him..." January 16
Bishop said he will back up Lindback tonight vs Jackets. Perhaps play Tuesday vs. Rangers.
NHL.com "Tampa Bay will still be without the services of their top goaltender, Ben Bishop, who is on injured reserve with a sprained right wrist sustained during the opening minutes of a Jan. 5 game against the Edmonton Oilers. He is eligible to return on Tuesday against the Philadelphia Flyers, but there..." January 09
Tampa Tribune "The Tampa Bay Lightning had their five-game road winning streak end Sunday, but it might not be the most notable loss of the night. Edmonton scored twice in the third period to break a tie en route to a 5-3 victory in front of an announced crowd of 16,839 at Rexall Place, ending Tampa Bay's..." January 06
Pro Basketball Talk "Click on the ‘League Leaders’ link of the NHL statistics online page, and you’ll see Ben Bishop of the Tampa Bay Lightning near the top of most major categories for goalies. That includes wins (Bishop is third among all NHL goalies with 21); shutouts (he’s in an eight-way tie for second with..." January 04
Tampa Bay Times "Ben Bishop said it has been easy the past few months not to think about his chances of making the U.S. Olympic team. • After all, Bishop, 27, has had enough on his plate establishing himself as the Lightning's No. 1 goalie • But he admits that potentially wearing the red, white and blue in..." December 27
Tampa Tribune "Entering this season, plenty of questions surrounded the Tampa Bay Lightning’s goaltending situation. That’s not exactly a revelation with this franchise. But nearly halfway through the season, Ben Bishop has been a revelation. In what figures to be his 27th start of the season tonight..." December 21
Tampa Bay Times "The Lightning seemed to dodge a bullet Wednesday as G Ben Bishop left the morning skate with a yelp of pain after taking a puck off his right hand near his thumb. Coach Jon Cooper said the goalie was okay, and Bishop, on his way out of the building, said the same. It was a brief positive moment..." November 28
Ben Bishop leaves the ice after taking a puck high, throws out an expletive as he goes down the hallway to the locker room
Lightning G Ben Bishop was injured during morning skate, was struck high with a puck. Lindback will start in his place tonight vs Phi.
Tampa Tribune "In the aftermath of the loss of Steven Stamkos, Lightning captain Marty St. Louis said Tuesday morning it was time for Tampa Bay to go to work. That's exactly what the Lightning did, finding a way to squeeze out a 2-1 shootout victory against the Montreal Canadiens in front of a sellout crowd..." November 13
Tampa Tribune "Growing up in St. Louis, he couldn’t play enough sports. But there was a pattern. In baseball, Ben Bishop enjoyed pitching and catching, in on every delivery. He liked quarterback in middle school, in the middle of it all, every play. He eventually gave up all the sports but one. He wanted to be a..." November 07
Fansided "The Tampa Bay Lightning have aggressively tried to find a solid netminder over the last few seasons. They appear to have found one in Ben Bishop, who is slowly cementing his status as the No. 1 goalie in Tampa and is making his way up the list of top netminders in the NHL. There’s still a lot..." October 26
Ben Bishop first off the ice at morning skate. Goes tonight versus Kings.
Pro Hockey Talk "Tampa Bay has recalled goalie Kristers Gudlevskis from the Florida Everblades of the ECHL. The move comes after Ben Bishop sustained an injury during last night’s 7-2 win over the Panthers according to the Lightning’s assistant GM Julien Brisebois. Bishop is reportedly day-to-day with a..." October 11
Hockey Fights "The Tampa Bay Lightning have signed goaltender Ben Bishop to a two-year contract extension today, vice president and general manager Steve Yzerman announced. Bishop, 6-foot-7, 214 pounds, has played in six games with the Lightning after being acquired from the Ottawa Senators at the April 3..." April 15
Tampa Tribune "Lightning goaltender Ben Bishop ran through quite the spectrum of emotions the past seven days. Heading into the seventh day, he admitted those emotions were at a peak as he prepared to face off against his former team, less than a week after being traded to Tampa Bay from Ottawa. “I..." April 10
Buffalo News "Cory Conacher, the former Canisius star who was named MVP of the AHL last season, is on his way to Ottawa. Tampa has dealt the forward to the Senators, along with a fourth-round pick, in exchange for goaltender Ben Bishop. The Sabres host Ottawa on Friday. The 23-year-old Conacher has nine..." April 03
Ottawa Citizen "Apparently, nobody bothered to tell the Ottawa Senators that the three goaltending system isn’t supposed to work. Here we are, 9 ½ weeks into the NHL season and the Senators’ three-headed monster (at least in the minds of frustrated opposition shooters) is leading the league in goals against..." March 27
SI.com "“They’ve already figured him out,” the scout said. “Get him moving laterally and he doesn’t look so big anymore, does he?” That bit of insight was passed along during Ben Bishop’s rookie season with the junior A Texas Tornado in 2004-05. Seemed reasonable at the time, but looking back I’m not..." February 28
Ottawa Citizen "Ben Bishop wasn’t overly excited about being named the NHL’s third star of last week Monday morning. He said that was behind him and, if he had any goal, it was to become the NHL first star for this week. Bishop made an early case to do just that, single-handedly stealing the Ottawa Senators..." February 26