Traded to Calgary by Washington with Buffalo's compensatory 4th round choice (previously acquired, Calgary selected Levente Szuper) in 2000 Entry Draft for Anaheim's 2nd round choice (previously acquired, Washington selected Matt Pettinger) in 2000 Entry Draft, June 24, 2000.
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