Ben Bishop
Ben Bishop
Goaltender
NUMBER: 30
HEIGHT: 6' 7"
WEIGHT: 214
CATCHES: Left
BIRTHDATE: 21/11/1986
AGE: 27
BIRTHPLACE: Denver, CO, USA
DRAFTED: STL: 2005-85 overall
Hockey East All-Rookie Team (2006) Hockey East Second All-Star Team (2008) AHL Second All-Star Team (2012) Traded to Ottawa by St. Louis for Ottawa's 2nd round choice (Thomas Vannelli) in 2013 Entry Draft, February 26. 2012. Traded to Tampa Bay by Ottawa for Cory Conacher and Philadelphia's 4th round choice (previously acquired, Ottawa selected Tobias Lindberg) in 2013 Entry Draft, April 3, 2013.
2011-12: Was acquired by the Senators from the St. Louis Blues on Feb. 26, 2012 ...  Started three games for Binghamton (AHL) prior to March 5 recall to Ottawa … In three games with the B-Sens, compiled a 2-1-0 record ... Made his Ottawa debut on March 6 at Tampa Bay (7-3 win), registering 25 saves to earn his first victory as a Senator ... Prior to trade, had appeared in 38 regular-season games for St. Louis’ AHL affiliate, the Peoria Rivermen, posting a record of 24-14-0 including six shutout victories, which ranked first among all AHL goaltenders in 2011-12... Was recognized as the most valuable player of the 2012 AHL All-Star Classic after turning aside 10 of the 11 shots he faced in addition to stopping all four shootout attempts in an 8-7 Western Conference victory on Jan. 30 at Atlantic City, N.J. ... Was named to the 2011-12 AHL second all-star team. 2010-11: Appeared in seven games for the Blues, producing a record of 3-4-0 including a 2.76 goals-against average, an .899 save percentage and his first career NHL shutout at Edmonton (2/25/11) … Dressed in 35 games with Peoria, posting a record of 17-14-2 along with a 2.55 goals-against average and a professional career-best .914 save percentage … Played in one playoff game with the Rivermen, stopping 17 of 19 shots he faced. 2009-10: Played in 48 games for Peoria, posting a professional career-high 23 wins and an overall record of 23-18-4 with a 2.77 goals-against average and a .901 save percentage. 2008-09: Appeared in 33 games with Peoria, posting a 15-16-1 record along with a 2.81 goals-against average and an .897 save percentage … Also made his NHL debut with the Blues on Oct. 24 vs. Los Angeles and saw action in six games, posting a 1-1-1 record, 2.94 goals-against average and .893 save percentage. 2007-08: Dressed in five games for Peoria, posting a 2-2-1 record along with a 2.38 goals-against average and .908 save percentage ... Posted a 13-18-0 record, finishing with a 2.43 goals-against average and a .920 save percentage at Maine … Was named to the Hockey East second all-star team 2006-07: Started the first 27 games of the season for Maine and played 34 games, the fourth-most in a season by a Black Bears goalie … His 819 saves on the season were fifth-most in a single season at Maine ... Posted a 2.14 goals-against average and a .923 save percentage; his GAA was eighth in the nation and his save percentage was ninth … Recorded three shutouts on the season ... Was named to the NCAA East Regional all-tournament team, earned Hockey East Goaltender of the Month honours for October and also won the Hockey Commissioners Association player of the month award in October. 2005-06: In his freshman year with the Maine Black Bears, Bishop posted a 13-5-2 record in Hockey East play, and his 2.28 GAA was one of the nation’s best among freshman goaltenders. 2004-05: Played in 45 games for the Texas Tornado of the North American Hockey League (NAHL), compiling a record of 35-8-0 including five shutouts, along with a 1.93 goals-against average and a .920 save percentage … His 35 wins led the NAHL, while both his GAA and save percentage ranked second … Selected to the NAHL all-rookie team as well as earning a nomination for USA Hockey’s junior player of the year award.