Traded to Pittsburgh by Carolina with Krys Kolanos and Carolina's 2nd round choice (later traded to San Jose - later traded to Philadlephia - Philadelphia selected Kevin Marshall) in 2007 Entry Draft for Mark Recchi, March 9, 2006. Signed as a free agent by Rapperswil (Swiss), May 10, 2006.
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