Traded to Winnipeg by Washington with Bob Joyce and Kent Paynter for Craig Duncanson, Brent Hughes and Simon Wheeldon, May 21, 1991. Claimed by Minnesota from Winnipeg in Expansion Draft, May 30, 1991. Traded to Winnipeg by Minnesota for Tony Joseph, October 15, 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