Played in NHL All-Star Game (1950)
Signed as a free agent by Detroit, October 5, 1939. Traded to Boston by Detroit for Roy Conacher, August, 1946. Traded to Montreal by Boston for Jimmy Peters and John Quilty, December 16, 1947. Traded to Detroit by Montreal for Calum MacKay, November 11, 1949. Traded to Cleveland (AHL) by Detroit for cash, June 6, 1951.
We have no doubt how he can play. You don't, with four teams that are left, you're not getting here without good goaltending. All great goalies left, and [Bishop] is a top-tier goaltender in this league and he's shown it.
— Lightning coach Jon Cooper on goalie Ben Bishop, who shut out the Rangers in Game 5