WHA First All-Star Team (1976, 1978) Playoff MVP Trophy WHA (1976) WHA Second All-Star Team (1977)
Signed as a free agent by Winnipeg (WHA), May 3, 1974. Signed as a free agent by NY Rangers, June 5, 1978.
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