IHL First All-Star Team (1990, 1991) James Gatschene Memorial Trophy (MVP IHL) (1991)
Signed as a free agent by St. Louis, July 6, 1990. Claimed by San Jose from St. Louis in Expansion Draft, May 30, 1991.
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