Traded to Regina (WHL) by Seattle (WHL) for Regina's 3rd round choice (later traded to Kamloops, Kamloops chose Scott Wagner) in 2002 WHL Bantam Draft, September 3, 2000. Missed majority of 2001-02 due to concussion vs. Florida (ECHL), February 12, 2002. Missed majority of 2003-04 due to foot injury suffered in off-season training, July 31, 2003. Signed as a free agent by Worcester (AHL), November 4, 2004.
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