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Ben Bishop
Ben Bishop
(BEHN BIH-shuhp)
Number: 30
Height: 6' 7"
Weight: 216
Catches: Left
Born: 21 Nov 1986  (Age 29)
Birthplace: Denver, CO, United States
Drafted: STL / 2005 NHL Entry Draft
Round: 3rd (85th overall)
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.